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Why Leaders Should Balance Positive, Negative Thinking

While today’s business ethos preaches praises overly positive thinking, there are positive elements to negative thinking that can help organizations be more prepared for failure and, therefore, more successful in the long run.

While today’s business ethos preaches praises overly positive thinking, there are positive elements to negative thinking that can help organizations be more prepared for failure and, therefore, more successful in the long run.

How CLOs Can Win the War for Talent

If CLOs have to choose where to focus their efforts, they should pick activities that build stronger organizations versus those that strengthen individual leaders.

Our data do not call for companies to abandon training individual leaders; instead, they should pivot to create stronger organizations. In workshops with business leaders, my research colleagues and I often ask: How would you divide 10 points between talent — individual competencies, workforce, people, employees, human capital — and organization — workplace, organization capabilities, systems, teamwork, culture — and…