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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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Rob Wilson is president of Employco USA, a human resources outsourcing firm based in Westmont, Ill. An employment expert, Wilson and his team help companies manage a range of HR Functions.
Jim Estill is CEO of Danby, an appliance manufacturer based in Canada. He’s also willing to take a stand on issues outside of his job.
Know when to step up—and when to step back.
As CEO of Blockbuster in 2004, John Antioco headed a retail giant. The $6 billion video rental chain earned 60% profit margins with 60,000 employees. But six years later, it went bankrupt.
There’s a big difference between an organization that’s leadership-centric and leader-centric. And it all depends on you.
As PepsiCo’s chief operating officer in the early 1990s, David Novak sought to strengthen his bond with frontline employees around the world.
If you are a leader, steer away from these phrases.
Soon after Brad Garrett won the part of Ray Romano’s brother in the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, he met Romano for the first time. He wasn’t impressed.
The concept of “grit”—a combination of perseverance and passion that underlie a person’s success—has been floating around for some time.
Oren Klaff has a strong background in deal-making, having worked for 12 years in investment banking. He says this has given him insight into the psychology of pitching ideas and how people accept those pitches.