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Performance management works when done with care

By John Langhorne / Guest Column Sometime ago I wrote an article on performance appraisal (PA) noting the process works best when the focus is...

Like people, not all personality tests are similar

By John Langhorne / Guest Column Recently, the Wall Street Journal had an article with the title “Myers-Briggs Is a Crock.” Reading it, I could...

The nature and effects of employment

By John Langhorne / Guest Column Recently the government reported the economy added almost 300,000 new jobs. This is very good news as the labor...

In a world of immediate information, take time to reflect

By John Langhorne / Guest Column In a meeting discussing the effects of the digital age on communications, a friend and colleague stated, “reflection is...

Candid conversations strengthen organizations

By John Langhorne / Guest Column It is axiomatic that trust-based organizations, whether they be private, nonprofit or public sector, operate more effectively and efficiently. The...

Measuring grit through the ‘Marshmallow Experiment’

By John Langhorne / Guest Column Psychology evolved from philosophy and our natural curiosity about ourselves. The level of sophistication of experiments has improved markedly...

Takeaways from 25 years of leadership

By John Langhorne/Guest Column Some years ago, when the Corridor Business Journal began publishing, several colleagues and I were invited to write a weekly column....

Ethics: A core element of your story

By John Langhorne / Guest Column Recent research findings suggest that leadership arises from a private story that people tell themselves. This story is not...

Why good behavior is profitable

By John Langhorne / Guest Editorial In my last article, I opened with an overview of the “broken windows study” and used it to review...

Broken windows and the workplace

By John Langhorne / Guest Editorial Over the past year, we have been hearing more about a community policing approach known as “broken windows,” which...

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