When you think about what you did yesterday or what you are going to do tomorrow, or when you notice how the morning flew by but the afternoon is dragging, you're dealing with subjective time. It's a lot more important than actual clock time, especially at work.
Leaders of U.S. companies tasked with growing their firms in foreign markets performed better when they deferred to employees’ expertise and leveled the social playing field by connecting with members of the teams they manage.
More cautious, rule-following MBA students seem less like leadership material to themselves and to their peers, research shows. And when the students receive negative feedback—which could spur changes and improvements—it makes things worse.