To get real diversity of thought, you need to find the people who genuinely hold different views and invite them into the conversation.
When you're good at controlling your own emotions, you can disguise your true feelings. When you know what others are feeling, you can tug at their heartstrings and motivate them to act against their own best interests.
If we want girls to receive positive reinforcement for early acts of leadership, let's discourage bossy behavior along with banning bossy labels. That means teaching girls to engage in behaviors that earn admiration before they assert their authority.
If an organization values innovation, you can assume it's safe to speak up with new ideas, leaders will listen, and your voice matters.
Authenticity is a virtue. But just as you can have too little authenticity, you can also have too much.
Authenticity means erasing the gap between what you firmly believe inside and what you reveal to the outside world.
Kids who evolve into creative adults tend to have a strong moral compass.
Productive givers focus on acting in the long-term best interests of others, even if it's not pleasant. They have the courage to give the critical feedback we prefer not to hear, but truly need to hear. They offer tough love, knowing that we might like them less, but we'll come to trust and respect them more.