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.

Get tips, strategies, tool and advice on: performance reviews, preventing workplace violence, best-practices leadership, team building, leadership skills, people management and management training.

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As a corporate executive, Jackie Barretta led many technology teams. Some of those employees feared for their jobs. In one team meeting, Barretta entered the room a few minutes early. Anxiety engulfed the group ...

While routines definitely have their place, too much of the same-old-same-old creates a stagnant environment in which workers are content to operate on autopilot. How do you fight that?
There are at least five good reasons to involve your team in the hiring process.

When you rise to the top of your organization, you may think you’re infallible. But just because you run the show doesn’t mean you know it all. The 43 American presidents can attest to that.

Maybe it’s surprising that the CEO of ­Victoria’s Secret, a $6.7 billion global brand, grew up as a farm girl in Oklahoma. Maybe, but it shouldn’t be. The important thing about CEO Sharen Jester Turney is that she has the zest to try new things.
Don’t throw employees to the wolves when they take on new roles. When you promote them or assign them work that stretches their current skill sets, increase the chances that they’ll succeed by asking them to answer these questions.
Young entrepreneurs were asked what they find valuable in performance feedback. What did they reveal?
Leadership expert Jim Collins loves to research why companies succeed and fail. He takes an intense and methodical approach to everything; how many people do you know who log—and clock—their daily activities?
Are you a thermometer or a thermostat at work?

Unilever, a global giant with dozens of brands including Dove, Lipton and Ben & Jerry’s, competes with consumer goods behemoths such as Nestlé and Procter & Gamble. But you’d never know it by talking with its CEO.

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