The Next Level of Intelligence for 21st Century Leaders

buzz from Jeff Gearhart, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

“Over the past five years, Dr. Reeves has helped our legal department integrate diversity and inclusion into our leadership principles. We are excited about The Next IQ, which is both an analysis of what we need to do to effectively…

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Gratitude = Intelligence

There is plenty of research that demonstrates how gratitude can make you happier, healthier,  and generally a more psychologically and mentally sound person.  That said, can gratitude also make you smarter? In researching The Next IQ, I interviewed several senior executives…Read more

“Whistling Dixie” on Presidents’ Day

In April of 1865, the Confederate States Army under General Robert E. Lee surrendered to the Union Army under Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant at the Appomattox Court House, effectively ending the American Civil War. Although the country had been…Read more

The Explicit Cost of Implicit Bias

Seeing is believing, right?  Actually, research suggests we should replace “seeing is believing” with “believing is seeing.” As a society, we are slowly coming to grips with how implicit biases impact how we learn, interact and lead in the workplace…Read more

The Next IQ in Action…

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. ~ Albert Einstein The Next IQ in action… I’ve been working with a senior executive at a large corporation who brought me in initially to…Read more

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Creative Maladjustment

“Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.” As we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King, the world often turns to the iconic and inspiring words of Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream” speech.  Yes, this…Read more