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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Trying to become a “hyper-rational robot” during stressful negotiations isn’t a realistic strategy, says the founder and director of the Harvard International Negotiation Program. Instead of trying to smother emotions, you should address the opposing side’s five core concerns as the dealmaking process begins.

After Jason Curry invented a device to help deaf people communicate, he wanted to enlist the help of an influential entrepreneur named Jason Fried. So he showed up at an event that he knew Fried would attend. Yet rather than introduce himself to Fried and make a quick elevator speech, Curry took a different tack: He demonstrated his invention.

Tiger Woods’ reputation has taken many hits through the years. However, the golf icon has done his part to earn Best Communicator of the Month.

Being a successful leader is equal parts skill, intellect, inherent talent—and how you’re perceived.

Studies of top managers have found it’s hard to be an effective team leader without having some mastery of these skill sets.
The story of competitive swimmer Tony Blake should give you a confidence boost no matter what you're up against.
You may think only movie stars, talk show hosts and hotshot trial lawyers have charisma. But anyone can radiate the kind of energy that generates awe and respect in others.
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 ...

In 1999, companies didn’t want their information stored in a huge database in what’s now known as the cloud. But Marc Benioff saw the future and pounced.

It’s bad for your psyche to question every decision you make. Besides, once you’ve made a decision, you must live with the outcome, and you should spend your time focusing on delivering the best possible outcome, rather than worrying.
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