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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.

Elvis Stewart carried a duffel bag so he could change uniforms between working at a Taco Bell during the day and a McDonald's inside ...
Elizabeth Smith got hit with a double whammy: a harassing boss and a company that didn't take it seriously. In the end, the company's lax response cost it big-time ...
People tend to remember what they see, not what they hear. That’s why you should lace your presentations with appealing graphics.
Most management books say you should model the behavior you want from your employees. That’s good advice—sometimes.
Here’s an easy way to tell if your résumé works for or against you. Look at the headings. Your “Qualifications” and “Accomplishments” sections should stand out. These are the two make-or-break elements.
Getting ahead requires getting attention. But trying too hard to trumpet your greatness can backfire. Walk a fine line by quietly promoting yourself: Serve as a press contact.
Invite all employees to attend brainstorming or problem-solving meetings.

Save the hard sell

by on February 1, 2000 6:00pm
in Leaders & Managers

You're constantly trying to get employees to buy in.  Lately, they aren't.
Nothing irritates a CEO more than a manager who adopts a this-is-your-problem-not-mine tone.
When you’re in charge, some people may want to topple you. They may resent you, think you’re incompetent, disagree with you or be so jealous that they’ll sabotage you.