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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.

Q. My boss is a motormouth. She wastes my time and I’m less productive because of it.
Every day, 2.2 million e-mails get sent. Many of them never get read.
Advice on how to handle these sticky situations at work...
Q. I’m 54 and feeling marginalized. Most newcomers are 20 years younger than me and they seem to get all the attention. They get invited to management meetings and get treated more seriously, despite my seniority. Am I being paranoid?
Some employees think like scientists. They process information by testing it. They like to graph data and diagram their theories. Hunches or unfounded assertions don’t hold water with them.
Kemmons Wilson, 86, still goes to his Memphis office every day. The founder of Holiday Inn now buys lodging properties and oversees his own hotels, time-shares and other businesses.
Even as more companies abandon a rigid chain-of-command, employees still crave order.
Hiring managers are using structured role-playing more than ever.
Almost a third of corporate e-mail is junk, says Worldtalk Corp., an Internet security firm. That includes spam (unsolicited mail from unknown senders) and viruses.
When you commit to rewarding a winner every month, you box yourself into a corner.