RSSElle Allison Napolitano

First Do Nothing.

First Do Nothing.

| July 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

 Battle the Mischief of Assumptions  By Elle Allison-Napolitano, PhD. Copyright© 2015, All Rights Reserved.     Lately, I’ve been thinking about how assumptions create a lot of   mischief in families, communities, and in teams and organizations. I’ve certainly blundered from my own assumptions often enough that now, whenever I catch myself feeling Absolutely Certain, I […]

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Remember How Much You Mean to Others

Remember How Much You Mean to Others

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Elle Allison-Napolitano, PhD. Copyright© 2015, All Rights Reserved.     Although neuroscientists have shown that the limbic system is open and emotions are contagious between people, many leaders fail to act on this knowledge. They go about their workday moving from task to task without noting just how much they influence the people around […]

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That Old Harvard MBA Oath, Wisdom, and the Greater Good

That Old Harvard MBA Oath, Wisdom, and the Greater Good

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

By: Elle Allison-Napolitano Copyright©2015, All RIghts Reserved   Inspired by a desire to win back public confidence and trust, values that were lost in a mudslide of scandals, swindles, and corporate greed, students from the 2009 graduating class of Harvard Business School wrote the MBA Oath. It opens with this paragraph: As a manager, my purpose […]

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Ordinary Resilience and Extraordinary Resilience: Leaders Need Both

Ordinary Resilience and Extraordinary Resilience: Leaders Need Both

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Resilience: Beautifully Ordinary Without resilience, the everyday setbacks and surprising derailments of “best laid plans” would eventually make us wonder if we can face another day. According to the American Psychological Association (APA, 2002), resilience is the  ability to adapt well to disruptive change, and literally “bounce back” to previous levels of functioning. Here is the […]

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