Leaders & Managers

From the nitty gritty of daily management to addressing your aspirations of leadership, this section for leaders & managers tells you how to make strong leadership decisions, build effective teams, delegate and stay above the everyday management muddle.

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Perhaps you noticed an employee surfing a job website or overheard the person scheduling an interview. Or maybe you caught wind that an employee is actively searching for a job in some other way.
When you’re in charge, you can monopolize a meeting. It’s easy to ramble and veer from the agenda as the chair of the proceedings.
On Jan. 20, the Buffalo Bills made history when they hired Kathryn Smith as a special teams quality control coach.
How to find the right words for those tense conversations with employees.
Got a suspicion that an employee is about to quit? Here are some signs that an employee is prepping to leave for good.
Over 30 years, Richard Lindenmuth has swooped into troubled organizations as an interim CEO. Trained to produce quick turnarounds, he has a successful track record of reviving companies such as ITT and Styrotek.
It happens all the time: A supervisor gets wind that one of her employees is looking for a new job—on company time!
What may be obvious to an adult employee may not be so clear to a teen tackling a task for the first time.
Smart negotiators know how to turn po­tential adversaries to allies. That often requires ratcheting down the tension to make others feel comfortable taking a risk.
Town hall meetings become rote and boring because the presenters believe they are there to inform, instruct and then send people back to their desks. Too often people shuffle in, listen half-heartedly and shuffle out again knowing not much more than an hour before. Consider these tips before you stage another snore-fest.