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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There are few things I cherish more than making a big mess, so this activity is a blast. Literally.
In 2005, Bob Rotella gave a pep talk to George Mason University’s basketball team. A sports psychologist, Rotella sought to spur the players to see themselves as champions.
In the face of overwhelming change, it’s easy to see why senior managers retreat to mechanisms that help them avoid anxiety and discomfort. But those mechanisms, by definition, thwart leadership.

Some CEOs talk more than they listen. They bark orders, tell self-aggrandizing stories and show off their knowledge. True leaders prefer to extract knowledge from others. They ask questions in a friendly, engaging manner.

Ethical foundations are important in leadership positions. We interviewed the president and CEO of UBS, a large Swiss bank, to get his advice on how to build them.
There is no Svengali directing the career of Taylor Swift. She calls the shots.

Carli Lloyd was sick of losing. At age 21, she considered quitting soccer after being cut from the U.S. under-21 team. “I’m a winner, and I want to go out there and win,” she said ...

A list of things to avoid in order to lead with courage.
Figuring out how to set realistic goals has vexed leaders for a long time.
This month’s Worst Communicator Award goes to Benjamin Golden. The former Taco Bell executive made headlines last October when he assaulted his Uber driver, Edward Caban, when Caban asked him to leave his car because Golden was too drunk to provide the driver with directions.
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