Karen Darrin
The Power of Asking Great Questions

The Power of Asking Great Questions

How well do you ask questions? From my experience, most leaders don’t think about this skill. After all, you don’t usually find “the ability to ask questions” on any list of managerial competencies. But asking questions effectively is a major underlying part of a...
5 Tips On How To Outsmart Your Negativity Bias

5 Tips On How To Outsmart Your Negativity Bias

Our brain evolved to ensure our ancestors’ survival. It did this by using three cunning tactics to keep us safe: Our brain is hardwired to overestimate threats so we wouldn’t take unnecessary risks. Our brain is naturally anxious and wary of change and...
5 Tips for When Your Company’s Been Acquired

5 Tips for When Your Company’s Been Acquired

When a company is acquired, employees can be among the last to hear about it — instead, rumors may surface in the media before the deal is even announced. Once it’s official, the organization generally tries to allay employees’ fears, assuring them that they will be...