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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.

The etiquette of a meeting counts.

In the right place

by on February 1, 2000 5:30pm
in Leaders & Managers

An interview with Dave Hannah, president and CEO of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., one of the nation's largest metal service firms.
Many managers resist delegating work. Here are the questions we hear most often: Is it enough to delegate spot tasks? Or should I delegate ongoing assignments? It’s not an either-or proposition. Do both.
If you’re managing a difficult worker, write down specific problem behaviors.

Show you're decisive

by on February 1, 2000 5:30pm
in Leaders & Managers

Even if you’re not inclined to make snap decisions, act as if you’re ready to call the shots.

Exceed Expectations

by on February 1, 2000 5:30pm
in Leaders & Managers

When sharing your results, begin with the initial company expectation and show how you exceeded it.

Reach out

by on February 1, 2000 5:30pm
in Leaders & Managers

Make sure your workers have access to you by giving them several ways to express opinions, ask questions or make suggestions.

Cull pending files

by on February 1, 2000 5:30pm
in Leaders & Managers

Purge.
Use budgeting to advance your corporate goals and motivate your employees.
Consider your audience before you resort to trendy management terms.