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.

Why should somebody do your bidding?
Why does the world seem so full of spineless wimps who call themselves leaders?
Take a few minutes to assess your people’s work environment.
The colder it is outside, the more layers of clothing you don to stay warm.
Sometimes, you need to provide lots of guidance to a newcomer who is tackling a task for the first time.
Here’s what we mean:  “I like to do things backwards, so I’m going to start with questions.
The owners of New Hope Communications in Colorado distribute feedback forms inside paycheck envelopes.

You know if you’re an alpha male: You stress out when you’re not in charge.
Bartering isn’t just for small businesses owners.
Even in conversation, Maj. Richard “Dick” Winters shows the leadership traits that made him a key player on D-day and a pivotal character in the HBO World War II series Band of Brothers. Here’s a sampling of how Winters’ careful preparation honed his leadership skills: