Engage in mindfulness practices like taking a couple seconds to center your breathing. When leaders are more mindful, negotiations often leads to more cooperation and win-win situations!


Take your wellbeing into your own hands. You can sustain your own thriving by engaging in self-care, creating and maintaining high quality relationships, and building community inside and outside your organization.


Take the plunge! Transitioning into a leadership role bolsters emotional wellbeing and self-esteem in a lasting way.


Need some new ideas? Empowering your teammates gives them more than just confidence, it also influences both their intrinsic motivation and creative process engagement making them more creative!


Leaders who balance competing priorities (like driving results and leaving space for creativity) create more flexible and innovative teams. How can you look for the “yes, and…” in your teams when you’re under tension?


In times of crisis and high anxiety, adopting a servant leader mentality, or prioritizing serving the greater good, increases job engagement and community impact.


Individuals who maintain both a high cultural breadth and high cultural embeddedness, otherwise known as culture brokers, are most likely to generate creative ideas that are both novel and useful to the organization.


In considering the design of a team, and the orientation of the organization as a whole, when forming a team with goals surrounding innovation it is important to select individual members carefully. Creative and conformist members of a team have been shown to produce...


When orienting your organization for competition in the market, it is intuitive that radical innovation can be more profitable than incremental innovation. However, results also indicate that incompatible innovation (over compatible innovation) and...


When leading for innovation, it has been shown that placing a higher emphasis on exploitation and exploration is detrimental to innovative solutions. However, striking a balance between detail-orientation and outcome-orientation, without a polar emphasis on either,...


Having deep knowledge of your field really will make you a better leader. Research shows that organizational performance improves when a leader has deep expertise in the same area as the organization’s core-business activity. Experiment with learning the newest...


Have a big problem to solve? Start with happiness! Experiment with doing an activity that puts you in a joyous mood before starting. If you’re happy & not nervous, your leadership rating after completion will soar!