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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Bill George, CEO of Medtronic, learned a critical but often overlooked truth about leadership: Holding people accountable drives success.
It's tempting to hide a costly error, but good managers know that the most serious harm rarely results from the mistake itself, but by the subsequent denial or cover up.
Perhaps you've heard the term "servant leadership." By serving your employees, you enhance your stature.
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.
One of the dangers of managing people is the ease with which you can rely on them as your eyes and ears in the workplace. Whenever possible, couple your interpretation of employees' comments with firsthand fact-gathering.
Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz.
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:
Take time to plot your career advancement and consider whether you possess the skill set of a CEO.
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.