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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A great idea is hiding somewhere in your organization. Can you find it
and put it to use? If you have no clue how to uncover that idea, some
of the reasons might include:
Want to create an instant retaliation claim after an employee says she lost out on a promotion because of discrimination? Just let a supervisor or manager react angrily to the accusation. It’s dangerous for managers to make any negative comments in the wake of what an employee says was discrimination. Bosses must learn to hold their tongues ...
How carefully do you maintain your company’s personnel files? If they are a mess and don’t include relevant information such as applications, set aside time now to straighten them out! Courts are increasingly ordering employers being sued for discrimination to turn over any arguably related files ...
Many companies design succession plans so they can spot the next generation of leaders early and develop current employees to their full potential. But if everyone tapped for special treatment comes from the same race or gender—or the chosen group excludes older workers or the disabled—employers may find themselves facing discrimination litigation ...
Reason: Identity fraud is rising fastest in rural areas of the Midwest and West, according to a new report by ID Analytics.
Martin guitars have come to symbolize more than just Johnny Cash and
Eric Clapton. They stand for good craftsmanship, quality standards and
the 300 steps it takes to build them.
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Big companies are like living laboratories for small firms: Watch them closely and you can learn much from their trials and triumphs.
British entrepreneur Richard Branson has turned his Virgin brand into a
conglomerate of more than 350 companies. His unique leadership style
requires some studying:
Many leaders have overcome hard knocks and used those experiences to
give meaning to their lives. Leadership starts with understanding your
own life story, then testing yourself through experience and reframing
the story. “Authentic leaders” use feedback that grounds them, guides
them and helps reinforce their dedication to a mission.