13 results for author: Dr. Gleb Tsipursky


The One Huge Mistake Leaders Make in Preparing for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the COVID-19 coronavirus will definitely develop into a widespread pandemic: it’s more a question of when, not if, it will happen. With growing outbreaks of diagnosed cases in 12 states, ...
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8 Key Steps for Effective Decision Making to Avoid Disasters in Your Career

Effective decision making to avoid failures and maximize success is your key to a great career. Yet how can you ensure that your decision making results in the right calls as opposed to decisions disasters? Let’s say you were offered what you perceived ...
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3 Things You Need to Control to Succeed in Your Career

People who are successful in their careers know that we can control only three things in our life: our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. If we can take charge over those, we can steer our professional lives to our own vision of success. That vision may ...
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The Curse That Causes Careers to Fail

It's tragically common for people in organizations to be promoted up the hierarchy to their “level of incompetence,” a concept in management known as the Peter Principle. They are promoted because they did well in their previous job, not based on their ...
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The Danger of SWOT Analysis for Your Career and Business

In the context of our increasingly disrupted, globalizing, and multicultural world, executives greatly appreciate the security and comfort of clear-cut strategic plans for the future, both for their own careers and for team and organizations they lead. After ...
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5 Key Questions for Wise Executive Career Decisions

Making good choices is the key to professional success for executives, and that goes for career decisions as well as on-the-job ones. Whether it’s a promotion, a new venture or a new position, when it comes to your career you should never settle for a ...
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How to Prevent Project Failure

When was the last time you saw a major project failure? Such disasters can have devastating consequences for high-flying executives. Yet they happen all too often, with little effort taken to prevent failure. For example, many executives stake their ...
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How to Avoid Losing in Your Career

It’s your lucky day! You meet a kind stranger who offers you your choice of a great deal, something for nothing. No tricks, really: you’re getting a free lunch. She gives you $45. Then, she asks if you want to keep that money, or give it to her in ...
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Why Your Negotiations are Doomed (and How to Rescue Them)

Negotiators, even professional ones, make surprisingly many wrong decisions that doom negotiations that should have succeeded. Many of these mistakes relate to overestimating how well they can read the feelings and thoughts of other parties in the negotiati...
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How to Deal With Colleagues in Denial

When was the last time a colleague said something so ridiculous that it made your jaw drop? A four-year study by LeadershipIQ.com found that 23% of CEOs were fired for denying reality, meaning refusing to recognize negative facts about his or her organizat...
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Here’s Why Your Gut Instinct is Wrong at Work – And How to Know When it Isn’t

Let's say you're interviewing a new applicant for a job and you feel something is off. You can’t quite put your finger on it, but you’re a bit uncomfortable with this person. She says all the right things, her resume is great, she'd be a perfect hire for ...
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What True Leaders Know About Emotional Intelligence

True leaders at any level of the totem pole show their leadership primarily through emotional intelligence, knowing and managing their own emotions. After all, the only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and if we can ...
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