Experts suggest ways to keep perfectionism in check

Many leaders who consistently perform well will admit to having perfectionist tendencies. Those tendencies can be motivating, but they can also cause stress. An article in Harvard Business Review has collected advice from a number of experts on how to prevent perfectionism from getting in the way of productivity. Continue reading

Analytics Quantify the Daily Work Activities of Good Managers

Microsoft Analytics has released the results of data determining what managers do daily that results in high engagement of their employees. An article in Harvard Business Review suggests managers can use these behaviors as a guide to making their employees become more engaged. Continue reading

HBR  publishes strategies to help women manage four paradoxes

A research team from three different universities recently interviewed 64 senior women leaders (all at the VP level or higher) from 51 different organizations in the United States about how they navigate expectations for female leaders that are different from expectations for men. Their findings and recommendations are reported in Harvard Business Review. Continue reading