The Value of Bosses

Key Traction-Point: The average boss is about 1.75 times as productive as the average worker. How and by how much do supervisors enhance worker productivity? According to research conducted by Stanford’s Edward Lazaer and Kathryn Shaw, and University of Utah’s Christopher Stantonthe, replacing a boss who is in the lower 10% of boss quality with …

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How to Dramatically Grow Your LinkedIn Network

Key Traction-Point: Including  a personal note in your invitations makes you significantly more memorable and connection-worthy. If you’re on LinkedIn, you likely want to grow your network for the potential career-boosting power of your connections. But there’s something you’re probably not doing, at least not on a regular basis — and it’s a move that …

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Getting a Better Grip | July 2013

The July 2013 edition of Getting a Better Grip, the LeadershipTraction newsletter is now on-line at To receive future newsletters via email, subscribe here: To view the on-line newsletter archives: Enjoy!

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