Steve Adubato, Ph.D.

A lot of professionals confuse being busy with being an effective leader. People with a lot of responsibility at work often say things like: "I'm so busy, I don't even have time to think straight," or, "I have a million things to do, I don't know which way to turn." The late Dr. Richard Carlson, author of the popular series, "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff," said that we all need to be aware of what he called the "burden of the busy mind."

Steve Adubato, Ph.D.

Communicating online or in a distance learning environment involves limitations that we need to understand and deal with. Consider the following tips and tools the next time you present to an audience that is not in the same room with you...

Steve Adubato, PhD

Leadership is about a lot of things.  Things that you have to be good at, and in some cases, excellent.  Leadership is about being strategic, making tough decisions, motivating your people and challenging them, often with hard to hear, but important, feedback.  It is about running engaging and effective meetings and delivering presentations with impact that get people to buy in to change when their instinct is to be resistant.

Steve Adubato, Ph.D. 

We all love a good story.  Powerful stories can be a great communication tool to move, motivate, inspire and yes, lead others.  Consider the following tips and tools when storytelling...

Steve Adubato, Ph.D.

"Where exactly will the money come from to pay for these and other items on Governor Murphy's very progressive agenda?"

There is no doubt that Governor Phil Murphy’s heart is in the right place. He clearly is passionate about helping those who have the least and need the most.

Steve Adubato, Ph.D.

People in the workplace love conference calls. If done the right way they can be huge time savers. Conference calls can get several people communicating on an important issue and allow for critical decisions to be made in a timely fashion. That’s what conference calls CAN be, but too often they are not. They wind up being chaotic time wasters that cause many participants to be frustrated, confused and downright bored.

By Steve Adubato, Ph.D.

There is a fine line between a leader, manager or supervisor paying attention to important details and micromanaging an operation to the point where they drive their people crazy.