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Silicon Valley has idolized Steve Jobs for decades-and it's finally paying the price

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It seems that Silicon Valley decided that internet connectivity matters more than human connectivity. After all, if it worked for a genius like Jobs, can it be that bad? 

But research reveals that it can have a devastating impact: While this management...

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Hyper-critical leadership

In spite of some success of hyper-critical leadership in the short term, 

  • studies have shown that it not only leads to unmotivated employees and office in-fighting 
  • but can also lead to serious issues like depression, high blood pressure, weight gain, substance abuse, an...

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Jobs was famous for the way he would obliterate his staff, often in public, which maximized their humiliation by making it a spectacle rather than a private affair.

But shame has a devastating impact on a person’s motivation, creativity, and behavior - it  has been linked to depression, alc...

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Whether or not it comes easily, emotional intelligence ought to be the foremost requirement for our companies’ leaders.

It takes no special skill to scream at someone, and it’s easy to lash out when you are angry or disappointed.

But takes effort and maturity to lead ...

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