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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Do you recognize and appreciate an employee who is good at a skill that isn’t your strength? Or do you minimize the importance of this skill?
For generations, Procter & Gamble innovated from within. The giant consumer products company that makes Tide detergent and Crest toothpaste conducted research-and-development veiled in secrecy. Under A.J. Lafley, P&G’s now-retired CEO, the company’s closed innovation process began to open up.

New leaders have expanded from “country-centric” to global in outlook. They have to be smart, says former Medtronic CEO William George, but now they have to be culturally and emotionally intelligent, too.

Tweet this (or not) ... Make the commitment to be there ... Think big ...
A manager who is able to recognize symptoms of a demoralized staff can take action to improve the situation.
How things go during a new employee’s first days and weeks on the job can make the difference between a great hire and a disastrous one.
Just as Beethoven inserted powerful moments of silence in his symphonies, Abraham Lincoln imposed large periods of silence on his road to leadership.
You don’t win, as a coach, more men’s college basketball games than any other without being a phenomenal leader. Duke University's Mike Krzyzewski is a leader who happens to coach basketball. He knows that his efforts and successes are about others, not about himself ...
One of the best reasons to do strategic planning is to help your team anticipate change. To lead your colleagues to think strategically, take the following steps.

Consigliere Bill Campbell, guru to Silicon Valley, played a key role in getting Apple’s iconic “1984” ad on the air to introduce the Mac during Super Bowl XVIII. Advertising Age calls that ad the best commercial ever made.

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