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Fifteen years ago, Teara Fraser decided she wanted to be a pilot. A member of the Métis Nation of Northwest Territories, Fraser was always drawn by the allure of flying, not only by the mechanics of it but by what it represented.
We hear all the time about what great leaders should be like.
But what about the traits that make for poor leaders? I’ve worked for a variety of editors and CEOs over my career — for leaders who were inspiring and for leaders who were cancerous — and in reflecting on what sort of leader I want to be, now, I draw from those negative experiences just as often as I do the positive ones.
Ultimately, I believe we have to know how not to operate in order to be the most effective versions of ourselves.
With all the corporate scandals of late, chances are you've heard the statement that one in five CEOs is a "psychopath." But a new study in the Journal of Applied Psychology concludes that figure may be overblown. Corporate leaders are only slightly more likely to have strong psychopathic tendencies than other groups—and CEOs that exhibit those tendencies are less likely to be viewed as effective leaders.
More significantly, there is a pronounced gender gap between how men and women are perceived when they exhibit psychopathic traits. It can give men a slight advantage when moving up through management ranks. But women are perceived much more negatively because those traits run counter to social gender norms, and thus women don't reap the same benefits in terms of career advancement.
he issue of economic inequality is all the rage these days. It encompasses numerous arguments about a wide range of topics. Let us review and rebut several common ones.
Eating late at night isn’t great for your diet, and there are all sorts of tips and tricks people turn to in order to avoid unnecessary snacking after dinner. But sometimes you can't help but reach for a snack because you're actually hungry—and it turns out that choosing to snack on protein-rich food, rather than empty calories (think: chicken breast versus potato chips), is much better for you, says Jamie Vespa, MS, RD.
A new study shows there could be other benefits to eating a protein-rich snack at night—like jumpstarting your metabolism, building muscle tone, and boosting overall health.
Personal trainer Emily Syke's reveals the go-to meal for her impressive abs - and why weights ALWAYS beat cardio for creating a lean physique.