Author: Nathan S. Gibson

Nathan S. Gibson is an independent worker compliance business partner who provides expertise and creative solutions to enhance workforce flexibility and maintain compliance. He helps mitigate the risks associated with the misclassification of self-employed consultants, freelancers and independent contractors.
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Difficult Conversation Mistakes — Nine Common Mistakes Identifed by Sarah Green

Difficult conversation mistakes are as common as dirt.  Sarah Green did a great job identifying 9 of…

Posted in Be a Better Boss Initiative Whatever you are, be a good one.

The Progress Principle | Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer

One of the reasons I really like The Progress Principle — Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement,…

Posted in Initiative Storytelling Whatever you are, be a good one.

Every Leader Tells a Story

Every Leader Tells a Story | Fast Company by Elizabeth Weil is an article from 1998 that stuck…

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Grit: Perseverance and Passion for Long-Term Goals

Grit:  Perseverance and Passion for Long-Term Goals by Angela Duckworth and Christopher Peterson report that grit, defined as…

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Motivating Teams: What You Can Learn from Science

Inc. Magazine’s Motivating Teams: What You Can Learn from Science by Margaret Heffernan reports lessons learned from…

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Point B: A Short Guide to Leading a Big Change by Peter Bregman

Point B: A Short Guide to Leading a Big Change by Peter Bregman provides, as its title…

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Best Way to Bounce Back From a Mistake

  Best Way to Bounce Back From a Mistake | Inc.com.  This is great short article by…

Posted in Initiative Whatever you are, be a good one.

The Charisma Myth — How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism by Olivia Fox Cabane

I first read The Charisma Myth — How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism by…

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“The Inspiring Leader” — How to Motive and Inspire

In The Inspiring Leader Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate by John Zenger, Joseph Folkman and Schott…

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The Secrets to Building a Lucky Network – Anthony Tjan

The Secrets to Building a Lucky Network – Anthony Tjan – Harvard Business Review.  Anthony Tjan writes…

Posted in Be a Better Boss Initiative Whatever you are, be a good one.

Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation

Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation | Video on TED.com.  This is a great talk…

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“The worst thing you can do is nothing”

“In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing…