How to Go Back to a Better Office
Heidi Brooks, who teaches leadership at Yale SOM and advises companies on everyday leadership and organizational culture, talks about how managers can approach this moment of transition with empathy—and have a meaningful impact at an important time.
Can We Talk about Politics at Work?
We asked Heidi Brooks, who studies organizational behavior and pioneered the course Everyday Leadership, for her advice on how organizations can respond positively to strong opinions and emotions around political issues—both during election season and after the votes have been cast.
How to Start Addressing Racism and Inequality in Your Organization
Yale SOM leadership expert Heidi Brooks says that many companies have a bias toward taking quick action that is ill-suited to a complex and ambiguous issue. Instead, organizations should reflect on their own culture and power dynamics and create a long-term plan for impact.
Who’s Your Leadership Role Model?
Heidi Brooks, an expert on leadership and an avid tennis player, on why we may benefit more from analyzing tennis players than presidential candidates.
The Power Pod: A Conversation About Feedback With Kelley McKee
In this conversation, MBA student Kelley McKee joins the power pod to discuss the pitfalls and promise of delivering feedback, a time when she received feedback that motivated her, and her view that feedback is relational.
The Power Pod: A Conversation on Values with Professor Heidi Brooks
In this conversation, Professors Heidi Brooks and Michael Kraus discuss values in the context of management.
Three Questions: Dr. Heidi Brooks on What Olympic Athletes Can Teach Us about Leadership
We asked Yale SOM’s Heidi Brooks, an expert on leadership and a passionate amateur athlete, what business leaders can learn from top athletes.
How Do Leaders Foster Engagement and Creativity?
What happens if leaders ask for and model a work culture of mutual inspiration and support?