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.

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How to take responsibility without bringing on unnecessary blame.
How to deal with an impolite colleague.
Put fun in your employees’ days and you’ll motivate them.
E-mail can raise an employee’s productivity by an average of 326 hours a year, according to a recent survey. But productivity can improve even more if you discourage personal e-mail, cut e-mail distribution lists and filter out spam.
To win over others, use the Given-Goal-Therefore model.
You know you should delegate. But when you do, all hell breaks loose.
If employees keep asking for more money or making unrealistic demands, don’t feel you must give a different answer each time.
With workers who won’t mistake your order for a request, strike a positive note.