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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Whatever game they’re in, leaders become targets. For Bobby Orr, one of the greatest hockey players ever, that meant opponents worked harder to stop him as he gained success.

What is the biggest error leaders make? Thinking they know the answers when they don’t.
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 ...
After co-founding an investment firm in 1971 and growing it into a $2 trillion giant, Bill Gross gained immense pride in his ability. But the co-chief investment officer of Pimco let his head get too big.

So you reach a subway platform only to find it’s mobbed. Do you wait, figuring that with so many people, the train must be imminent, or do you assume there might be a problem and go find other transportation? Unfortunately, we often see a decision to leave as an inability to exercise self-control and delay gratification.

The impact of U.S. CEOs has increased over time. Here are the numbers.
Want to increase your visibility as a thought leader? A simple, low-cost way to gain influence on a global scale is to start a blog.
Avon executive Deborrah Himsel did not anticipate the flameout of her CEO, corporate superstar Andrea Jung. “If anyone seemed immune to failure, it was she,” Himsel says. Yet, multiple challenges at Avon—new business models, global strategies and technology—took Jung down.
Frank Lloyd Wright did not endear himself to his team. In the half-century since his death, many experts have reflected on his inability to lead. The lesson? As you gain authority, work harder than ever to support others’ success.
Every company has a handful of frustrating clients who push your limits. What can you do?
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