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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Exceptional leaders typically have no clue what their “genius” is. They can’t put their finger on what happens when they’re at their best.
Thanks to Mike Duke’s detail-mindedness with data and scheduling, Lee Scott thinks his successor as Walmart CEO is a better manager than he was himself. “Mike is not only a good leader but a really good manager,” Scott says.
Every manager faces employees who exhibit below-standard performance. These aren’t terrible employees who should be shown the door, but they’re not achieving the quality or quantity of work they’re capable of. According to an OnPoint Consulting report, here are the five best ways to give below-standard workers a performance boost:
A conversation with Brian Scudamore, 43, who founded 1-800-GOT-JUNK? in 1989. Today, it’s among the fastest-growing franchises in the world.
Q. Are annual performance appraisals required for our part-time employees?  — Pamela, West Virginia
Success is as much what you don’t do as what you do. Here are seven things leaders should not do.
Tim O’Shaughnessy, founder of the daily deals company LivingSocial, truly is social in his approach to leading. He also likes bold new approaches.
One of the most popular motivational techniques is celebrating team victories. But if you’re going to host an employee-appreciation party, make sure that everyone leaves happy.
Every workplace seems to have that one employee who's nothing but a perpetual fountain of gripes, and challenges management’s patience and its authority. Here are some suggestions for disciplining a chronic complainer.
If you’re replacing a bad boss, top performers who haven’t already left may be about to quit. To regain employee trust after you’ve replaced an awful boss, take these steps.
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