Tips for Long-Distance Teamwork

Many people today must work together and cooperate as a team while separated geographically. With accelerated advances in communications and travel, more and more people are colleagues from a distance. Barbara Pate Glacel, co-author of “Light Bulbs for Leaders: A Guide Book for Team Learning,” developed the following tips for succeeding in long-distance teamwork: Find[…]

Caution: Lavish Praise Can Backfire

An exhaustive study, published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest, raised strong doubts about the value of efforts to lift the self-esteem of students and of employees. The research team that authored the study reviewed research papers going back 30 years. The team, headed by psychologist Roy Baumeister, looked at links between how highly[…]