Malik Mentoring: Decision-Making: The Incremental Effect of Sunk Cost Bias

Don’t you hate trying to make a decision sometimes?!! When the stakes are high, we…

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Dear Maria: Young Exec

I’m the youngest executive at my company with peers 20 years my senior. Dear Maria,…

Malik Mentoring: Critical Leadership Skill: Motivating and Inspiring a Team to Create Value

After reading McKinsey’s 7S framework, this statement made an impact: “Management is the art of…

Malik Mentoring: Drive Up Trust and Loyalty

“Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care.” – Teddy Roosevelt…

Finding a Champion Can Change Your Career for the Better

The competition for leadership positions and promotions can be maddening. It’s rarely enough to do…

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LGBTQIA+ People Deserve to Feel Safe at Work

53% of LGBTQIA people are closeted at work. When polled on why, the overwhelming response…

Malik Mentoring: Closing the Communications Gap: Building Engaged Teams

In the previous article, we discussed common barriers to communication between executives and employees and…

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Identifying Bias in Feedback

We all have biases that color our perception of the world. There are dozens of…

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Interview with Walter Geer of VMLY&R: Black Madison Ave. speaks volumes about challenges for Black creatives in advertising

When Walter Geer,  Executive Creative Director, Experience Design, VMLY&R, was given the opportunity to create…