Leadership Skills

Don’t just be a boss — be a leader. Maximize your leadership skills in the five most crucial areas: decision making, executive coaching, leadership training, strategic management and understanding your leadership style.

Situational leadership changes depending on the type of leadership (direction and support) each of your employee’s needs. Emotional leadership is based more on the theory of emotional intelligences and relates to the situation at hand.
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Being a successful leader is equal parts skill, intellect, inherent talent—and how you’re perceived.

Studies of top managers have found it’s hard to be an effective team leader without having some mastery of these skill sets.
The story of competitive swimmer Tony Blake should give you a confidence boost no matter what you're up against.
You may think only movie stars, talk show hosts and hotshot trial lawyers have charisma. But anyone can radiate the kind of energy that generates awe and respect in others.
After graduating college, Mark Cuban got a job at Mellon Bank. His youthful energy led him to think like an entrepreneur—and that landed him in trouble with higher-ups ...

In 1999, companies didn’t want their information stored in a huge database in what’s now known as the cloud. But Marc Benioff saw the future and pounced.

It’s bad for your psyche to question every decision you make. Besides, once you’ve made a decision, you must live with the outcome, and you should spend your time focusing on delivering the best possible outcome, rather than worrying.
The basic principles of engaging listeners haven’t changed too much since the time of Aristotle, who described the three key elements of persuasive speaking long before the invention of PowerPoint and the wireless mic. Steve Jobs may not have intentionally adopted Aristotle’s list, but its wisdom sure found its way into his talks.
Heard of GRIT? Here’s your primer on the formula by Paul Stoltz, who studies resilience and is CEO of training company Peak Learning.
Within a week of Kevin Johnson becoming CEO of Juniper Networks in 2008, he met with all his direct reports in a group. He told them he wanted to listen and learn, so he asked four questions.
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