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.

Many leaders today have adopted this ineffective approach to dealing with conflict:


You may be setting the bar too low if:
Rudy Giuliani has a pet name for greed in the corporate world: “the pig factor.”
As a young baseball pitcher, Larry Dierker learned a lesson in teamwork from his second baseman, Joe Morgan.
In 1807, a young Sen. John Quincy Adams from Massachusetts supported President Jefferson in voting for a national trade embargo against England, a position that hit Adams’ native region—New England—right in the pocketbook.
Nothing is more infuriating (and costly) than a chronically absent employee.
For you to lead in a competitive environment, you have to choose the best people, have the best information and recognize and support the best ideas.
Ted Judah didn’t let a soul stand in his way. He had come from Buffalo, N.Y., to California as chief engineer of the new Central Pacific Railroad for the chance to live out his dream of building a transcontinental railway.
In 1991, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., agreed to chair a Senate committee investigating the fate of America soldiers missing in Vietnam.
Time management consultant Alan Lakein says there’s more to handling time well than just being efficient.You also need to be alert for “quality moments” when you’re having exceptionally valuable experiences.