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Our leadership and management articles focus on giving leaders the tools and best practices they need to get the best out of their people and communities.

Active listening in a meeting is a skill

Vigorous debate can build teams and create better outcomes.
Women talking

How can managers know if other leaders are cultivating an open culture? Ask the people they impact every day.
Architecture and design planning layouts

By sensing and responding to an organization's cultural norms, open leaders can achieve a great deal.
Open lightbulbs.

Constructing your meetings with open organization principles in mind can help you avoid wasted time, effort, and talent.
Working meetings can be effective meetings

To enhance team dynamics, open leaders can study the implicit social norms that guide members' behaviors and decisions.
A hand reaching out.

One-one-one meetings are opportunities for growth. But that's only possible if you're transparent and collaborative about them.
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Open projects generate feedback—lots of it. How can leaders manage it all? This process might help.
User experience vs. design

Transformation can only be successful when people opt into it. Forcing people to open up won't work.