Category Archives: 2014 Linda Talley Articles

Three Types of Intelligence for Effective Leaders

Many people believe that a high IQ will serve them well in a leadership position, but research shows that this simply is not true. What’s true is that it is part of the equation for effective leadership but not all … Continue reading

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Does Grandiose Narcissism Help or Hurt Leaders?

Watts and Lilienfeld’s (2013) research on US presidents and grandiose narcissism is quite interesting and sheds light on leadership traits. Grandiose narcissistic leaders display flamboyance, assertiveness and dominance. They are overconfident in decision making and do not learn from the … Continue reading

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Are You an Empathic Leader?

When working with your staff or clients, do you ever feel their pain?  This is relationship behavior and some people feel uncomfortable with this type of behavior particularly if they are in a leadership role. However, leaders must balance task … Continue reading

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Why Do We Have Bias in the Workplace?

We have an unconscious process that makes a decision for us about whether something is safe or not. This was described by Joseph LeDoux as the danger detector that tells us whether a situation, a person, etc is safe even … Continue reading

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