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Finding Your Own Truth in the Cacophony of Ideas

Inc.

In formulating our bedrock beliefs, it is good to learn from great minds. But what if these minds were only able to give us a partial view? There is much we can learn from how Martin Luther King Jr. wrestled with the ideas of a great theologist to ultimately arrive at his own beliefs.

Fast Company

It’s natural during conflicts to feel you have to prove that you’re right, but this only escalates things. One party may give in, but it will be at the expense of wasted time, energy and morale. However, a surprising thing happens when you take an alternate approach.

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C-Suite collaboration is the need of the hour. In a fluctuating world, where change is the only constant, if the C-Suite can’t forge solutions quickly and cohesively, their organizations will suffer. Many structural and organizational solutions have been proposed to make the C-Suite more impactful and nimble. But do these solutions help advance the Chiefs’ ability to make quick “high-impact decisions”?

Business People Commuting Rush Hour Concept

Fast Company

We live in a world where education and training are getting increasingly automated in a quest for convenience. But what are we losing as automation takes over? In a new article in Fast Company, Mentora’s Senior Director of Research, Josh Davis, reveals four steps from the science of learning in which human touch remains necessary to yield better L&D results and value over time.

Diverse Group People Working Together Concept

Experts tell us that to succeed in our VUCA world, leaders must be more than just experts – they must be agile, quick, innovative, collaborative, decisive, adaptive and creative. But even this list is missing two critical qualities. Meet diversity and inclusion, powerful allies for leadership in an ever-changing world.

Mightier Than the Perk

When it comes to talent management and retention, conventional wisdom tells us that the employee experience is paramount. Yet, most organizations continue to struggle with successfully engaging employees by focusing on tangible or extrinsic rewards. Is it possible we’ve been thinking about perks all wrong?

Close-up Of Man With Eyes Closed Against Black Background

How many times have you replayed a difficult conversation and realized it could have gone another way if you had simply taken a moment to stop and think? With the power of the Pause Button, you no longer have to wonder “what if…?”

Why Are So Many Leaders Failing Today

In an era where leaders seem to be constantly falling from grace, the big question we need to answer is: In the long run, what does it take for a leader to stay on top of their game?

High Impact Decion-Making in a VUCA World

In today’s world, there’s a sense that great managers have an inherent ability to “do it all.” At Mentora, our research shows that this is a myth. So what’s the secret to becoming a high performer?

Remember Your New Year's Resolution_ You Can Get Back on Track With It Now

Inc.

Each year, nearly 90% of people who set New Year’s resolutions fail to keep them. How can you buck this trend rather than become yet another statistic of surrender? Professor Hitendra Wadhwa explores the process of discarding old habits and forming new ones that endure.

Inc.

At his memorial service in 2011, each attendee received a gift that had been handpicked by Steve Jobs himself before he passed. Through this last act, Jobs shared a critical text that had shaped his journey. Who was the mysterious yogi behind this tour de force, and what were his
teachings?

Nelson Mandela and the Evolution of Great Leaders

Fortune Magazine

Nelson Mandela’s ascension from being a political prisoner doing hard manual labor to becoming the first democratically elected President of South Africa is the stuff that dreams are made of. But that’s only his outer journey. His inner journey, as a leader and a human being, is equally compelling.