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February 8, 2019

Weekly Round-Up: 6 Behaviors to Avoid as a Leader, What the CEO of Microsoft Pursues, How to Do Inclusion Right, Leading With an Open Mind, The Value of the Obvious


Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. 

  • What the CEO of Microsoft Pursues That Average Leaders Neglect
    By Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak), Leadership Freak

    “Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, pursues empathy. His pursuit is explained by a simple question. '… is there a growing sense of empathy for the people around me?' You normally evaluate leadership with questions about skills and results. But I wonder if you’re asking yourself, 'How am I showing and growing in empathy?'…”
  • 3 Organizations That Are Doing Inclusion Right (And How You Can Too)
    By Maren Fox, Berrett-Koehler Publishers (@BKPub)

    “In 2019, diversity and inclusion in the workplace are more than just the right things for companies to do—they are profitable things to do. A study by Gallup found that companies excelling at engagement by focusing on gender diversity experienced a 58 percent higher financial performance (in terms of net profit) than less engaged and diverse organizations…”

What were some of the top leadership and communication articles you read this week?

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