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Prof. Gavin Kilduff's research on leadership within groups

Excerpt from Harvard Business Review -- "Research tells us there are certain 'competence cues,' such as speaking up, taking the initiative, and expressing confidence, that suggest leadership potential. These proactive behaviors can be good indications that a person has useful expertise and experience, or they might simply reflect deep-seated personality traits such as extroversion and dominance. However, there’s increasing evidence that people can propel themselves into proactivity by temporarily shifting their psychological frame of mind," Professor Gavin Kilduff and co-author Adam Galinsky find in new research.

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