Emotional Intelligence

Success Will Come and Go, But Integrity is Forever

By: Jim Bruce
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The Tuesday Reading today is “Success Will Come and Go, But Integrity is Forever, an essay by Amy Rees Anderson which appeared recently in Forbes.  Anderson is the Managing Partner and Founder of REES Capital which provides entrepreneurs and business executives critical guidance and support to help their companies grow.  Previously, she founded and managed number of entrepreneurial ventures including MediConnect, a cloud-based health

6 Exercises To Strengthen Compassionate Leadership

By: Jim Bruce
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Today’s Tuesday Reading is “6 Exercises To Strengthen Compassionate Leadership” and was written by Andrew Newberg, an M.D. and author, who with Mark Robert Waldman has written the book “Words Can Change Your Brain.”  Newberg is also Director of Research at the Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College and  Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Are You an Introverted Boss?

By: Jim Bruce
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The Tuesday Reading today, “Are You an Introverted Boss?”, comes from the pen of a confessed introvert, Douglas Conant, President and CEO of the Campbell Soup Company.

As an introvert, Conant enjoys being by himself, he needs quiet time to be alone with his thoughts and recharge, yet his job requires him to be “out there” much of the time.  And, the same is true for any leader who is an introvert.

Conant has discovered several behaviors that he has found helpful:

How to Think

By: Jim Bruce
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Today’s Tuesday Reading is a recent reflection from Jim Phelps, ITLP alumnus and Senior IT Architect at the University of Wisconsin Madison.  His thoughts do cause one to pause as we have (or really take) so little time to think that we have forgotten how.

Olympic Games

By: Jim Bruce
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Today’s reading “Olympic Games” is a reflection from Julie Shuttleworth, member of the 2012 Leadership@Penn cohort.  She is Director of Administrative Affairs in the Provost’s office at the University of Pennsylvania.

She writes:

Stop Chasing the Wrong Priorities

By: Jim Bruce
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Today’s reading – “Stop Chasing the Wrong Priorities"  – comes from the pens of Kelly Goldsmith and Marshall Goldsmith and appeared in a recent CBS News blog.  Marshall Goldsmith is a well-known author, leadership thinker, and executive coach.  Kelly Goldsmith is assistant professor of marketing at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

The reading builds off interviews of retired leaders and their response to the question:  ”What is the key to having a great life?“  Their key responses:

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