Best-Practices Leadership

A leader in an organization can’t do everyone’s job. Instead of micromanaging, strong leaders use organizational leadership to coordinate, communicate, motivate and delegate among employees and team members. For comprehensive organizational effectiveness, each individual needs to be seen as a contributor, with the leader at the helm.

Most importantly, best-practices leadership involves keeping employees motivated throughout the process, adapting your scope or strategy as necessary, and developing an effective communication strategy.

Some people never make it to the other side because they’re more successful at being doers. This is a crucial point in determining if you’re going to move up the ranks.

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White Paper published by The HR Specialist, copyright 2007 ______________________ Job descriptions are the cornerstone of communication between you and your staff. After all, it’s hard for supervisors to measure job effectiveness during performance reviews unless you and the employee both know what you expect. Also, carefully drafted job descriptions can be useful tools in [...]
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The career of Booker T. Washington began with two basic desires: an education and the means to get it. From there, all his later ideas about financial success — many of them a century ahead of their time — flowed.
As a boy, college basketball coaching legend John Wooden learned a leadership lesson from his father:
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