Leadership tips, trends and practices from the people of StartHuman.

February 13, 2016

A New Approach to Communication

(Originally featured in the Winter 2016 edition of the Channel Partner Magazine.) You’d think, with all the practice we’ve had in communication over our lifespan that […]
February 3, 2016

Put down your sandwich. I need to give you some feedback.

This is it – the third (but definitely not last) myth in my series “Feedback Myths: What we think is helpful, but isn’t really helping.” Last […]
February 3, 2016

Want to retain your best talent? Become a better leader.

I can’t keep my best employees around because I can’t afford to pay them like the competition. It’s so difficult to find the “right fit” for […]
January 21, 2016

Good feedback is not all about improvement

Last week I wrote about why constructive criticism doesn’t work. Now I’m moving on to yet another misconception that gets in the way of using all […]
January 8, 2016

Ditch this term to immediately improve your feedback.

Can I give you a little constructive criticism? Ok, rest easy. I’m not actually going to give you constructive criticism. I know. It was a mean […]
October 21, 2015

Under the Rug: The Return on True Leadership Self-Awareness

Our Under the Rug series focuses on the importance of getting real with the not often talked about human emotions and unconscious responses (affects) that lead […]