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.

When you hire people, it’s almost impossible to tell how quickly they work.
In the thick of the long baseball season, even the best players can experience a slump. Same goes with employees.
Sprint wasn't ignorant of sexual harassment. The company had distributed a human resources policy guide to all employees in 1990 and posted it in all offices. Its code of ethics urges ...
I’m a micromanager and proud of it!
Congratulations! You’ve been appointed to lead your first team.
You know to criticize in private and praise in public. Let’s add a twist: If you’re teaching someone a new skill, do it in private.
Most employees don’t quit out of the blue. They exhibit warning signs. The question is whether you’ll notice before it’s too late.
You’re sitting across the desk from a peer or employee, discussing a problem you must work together to solve. Let the other person speak first.
Just because you’re having a bad day, that doesn’t mean it’s OK to say to employees, “Do it right the first time.”
As founder, chairman, CEO and president of Storage USA Inc., the country’s second-largest self-storage company with $250 million in revenue, Dean Jernigan understands how to create a team.