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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.

For many U.S. taxpayers, "March Mad-ness" has nothing to do with college basketball. It's all about dashing around gathering receipts, filling out forms, meeting with your tax guru and hoping you'll emerge victorious in the 1040 game.

This year is a good time to review your overall safety program, especially if your accident and injury rates haven't dropped in recent years.

Manufacturing companies welcomed news last month that the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) plans to thoroughly review and modernize the rules that regulate manufacturing.

We all know what a pyramid looks like: the higher it goes, the narrower it gets. Many of us let our path to leadership follow that pattern. 
The founding father not only ramped up his farming operation phenomenally over five years (his annual grain production alone grew from 257 bushels to 6,241), but he also built entirely new enterprises, including fisheries and a distillery.
Try this test to see where your organization stands.
 
 
      
Ask the people who report to you to identify the greatest frustrations they face on the job. Then create teams on the spot to eliminate or reduce them.