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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In 2000, Robin Chase founded Zipcar. The car-sharing service was an instant hit; within three months, the firm had 400 members. Chase was about to secure new funding to grow the business when she crunched the numbers and realized her business model was seriously flawed ...
Veteran businessman Norm Brodsky suggests five criteria necessary to excel as a true leader.

Nicknamed “The Father of Advertising,” David Ogilvy learned valuable lessons as a 20-year-old chef. At the time, Ogilvy had left college for a job as an apprentice chef at a prestigious Paris hotel. Ogilvy worked for the head chef, Monsieur Pitard, who ran a tight ship. When France’s president visited the hotel, Ogilvy was preparing frog legs in a white sauce when he noticed Pitard staring at him ...

Moving up in your organization takes more than just serving your time. If you want to rise into a leadership position, you need to build your skills in the following areas.
Turn your workforce into a bunch of disengaged zombies who dread every minute they are on the job by committing the following employee engagement sins.
Imagine you're four months into your new job as a manager, and you absolutely, positively hate it. So what now?
When you ask for something that will advance your career, ask yourself these things first.
Get the conversation going with three questions ... Decelerate your life ... Hoard ideas and deploy them at the right moment.
If you are among the 68% of marketers who feel that you aren’t executing an effective content marketing strategy, follow these tips.

Americans tell an average of two lies each day, but different people lie at different rates. Twenty percent of the people tell 80% of the lies. Either way, there’s a good chance someone will lie to you as you go about your day, so it’s wise to know how to spot and handle liars.

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