Dr. Francis Eberle

Suspending Judgement is a Key Leadership Skill

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By Dr. Francis Eberle

One of my clients recently had difficulty letting go of some unfair comments from her supervisor. The comments were harsh because the supervisor thought the work was shoddy, but the supervisor had gaps in his knowledge and had overlooked the true quality of the work. My client knew she had to get past the comments, but they still hurt. There were two aspects to grapple with—the personal hurt and the professional relationship. My client had to be objective about the comments and build a more respectful professional relationship.

How Leaders Can Guide Company Culture

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Dr. Francis Eberle, HR.com, March 2021

Imagine a high school where students, and all boys at that, are asked to exhibit leadership in setting student behavior norms, conducting student discipline and maintaining the school’s facilities. At the small all-boys high school I attended, this was exactly what happened. The seniors set the school behavior standards and punishments for all students, managed and maintained the grounds, supported the kitchen and dining room, and facilitated cleaning of the living areas and rooms. It was a unique school.

Using Human Behavior to Make Better Virtual Connections at Work

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By Dr. Francis Eberle

A year into the pandemic, I have noticed that some people have changed their persona on video calls. Some seem almost as if they are lost, when, before the pandemic, they were energetic and very talkative. Other people seemed to have become more outspoken, when prior they were quieter and more reserved.

New Book Outlines Collaborative Leadership Trend

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Given the shifting workplace landscape of the last year, many companies are embracing collaborative leadership as part of their new work strategy. This type of leadership allows for flexibility, shared ownership and personal empowerment, culminating in employees who lead themselves. As remote and hybrid work continues, collaborative leadership has become an impactful and effective leadership style.

How Can Challenges Inspire You To Think Differently

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Dr. Francis, HR.com, November 2020

When I was in graduate school for my doctoral degree, I submitted a paper to a well-respected professor. Afterward, he asked to meet and inquired whether English was my second language. It wasn’t. At the time, I was working full time, had a young family and commuted 1.5 hours each way to the school several nights a week, getting home at midnight. I was often very tired. I could have blamed these circumstances, but I knew better.

How Collaboration is Like a Chinese Finger Trap

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By Dr. Francis Eberle

Imagine you’ve just settled into your office for the morning, coffee in hand, desktop firing up, when two employees blow through the door. Each has a strong, yet opposing, viewpoint about the next steps for a project. And before you know it, you are drawn into playing referee or decision-maker.

What Are You Missing When You’re Paying Attention?

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By Dr. Francis Eberle

Recently I came across a familiar video I had not seen in a while. It has two teams, one in black shirts and the other in white shirts, passing basketballs to each other. As you watch it, you are asked to count the number of passes. Sounds easy, right? If you want to watch the original video, go here.

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