The Top 5 Leadership Stories, June 2-6

We looked at the subtitles of workplace sexism, the little cues in your email style, and the big questions that get you thinking: Here are the stories you loved in Leadership, for the week of June 2.

Do These 3 Things Before Bed To Hack Your Creativity While You Sleep

It’s not mad science, but simple habits that wake up your creative side while you snooze. When you’re (ideally) putting in as many hours asleep as you are at the office, put that time to work for you--by activating the intrinsic system of memory, learning, and dreaming.

The 5 Questions Successful People Routinely Ask Themselves

“Do I still believe in myself?” “Am I doing something that scares me every day?” These questions aren’t easy to answer, but they’re worth the introspection to find the answers.

What Your Email Style Says About Your Personality

Long and disorganized? Wordy or sharp? Full of emoticons? Everyone has a style of email expression--find out what yours says about you.

A Reformed Workaholic On How To Work Smarter

“I may not be the smartest person in the room, but I know how to outwork everyone else.” Sound familiar? This CEO worked hard to get where she is, but a big life change forced her to start working smart. Read how she did it.

The New Subtle Sexism Toward Women In The Workplace

Much of the sexism women experience is hard to pinpoint. It’s easy for everyone--including women--to say, “It doesn’t happen to me.” Educate yourself on prescriptive and descriptive biases, and learn how to keep them from sneaking into your everyday life.

The Top 5 Leadership Stories, June 2-6

This week was about effortless self-improvement, from getting creative in our sleep to working smarter, not harder.

We looked at the subtitles of workplace sexism, the little cues in your email style, and the big questions that get you thinking: Here are the stories you loved in Leadership, for the week of June 2.

DO THESE 3 THINGS BEFORE BED TO HACK YOUR CREATIVITY WHILE YOU SLEEP

It’s not mad science, but simple habits that wake up your creative side while you snooze. When you’re (ideally) putting in as many hours asleep as you are at the office, put that time to work for you—by activating the intrinsic system of memory, learning, and dreaming.

THE 5 QUESTIONS SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE ROUTINELY ASK THEMSELVES

"Do I still believe in myself?" "Am I doing something that scares me every day?" These questions aren’t easy to answer, but they’re worth the introspection to find the answers.

WHAT YOUR EMAIL STYLE REVEALS ABOUT YOUR PERSONALITY

Long and disorganized? Wordy or sharp? Full of emoticons? Everyone has a style of email expression—find out what yours says about you.

A REFORMED WORKAHOLIC ON HOW TO WORK SMARTER

"I may not be the smartest person in the room, but I know how to outwork everyone else." Sound familiar? This CEO worked both long and hard to get where she is, but a big life change forced her to start working smarter. Read how she did it.

THE NEW SUBTLE SEXISM TOWARD WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE

The days of overt Mad Men-style discrimination may be (mostly) behind us, but sexism is unfortunately still alive in the modern workplace. Social scientists believe gender bias generally takes two forms: prescriptive and descriptive biases. Learn how to keep them from sneaking into your everyday life.

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