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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You already know that to lead more effectively, you must delegate many tasks to underlings to free yourself for more important matters.
An interview with Richard H. Jenrett, retired chairman, president and CEO of The Equitable Companies and co-founder of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.
A big part of a manager’s job is to set goals and then keep everyone focused on achieving them. But what happens when events disrupt your best-laid plans?
A review of Jay A. Conger's Winning 'Em Over
A manager tells us that he only hires job applicants after calling them at 4:30 p.m. on Fridays at their current employer. He concludes that if they’re still at their desk at that late hour, then they’re truly committed. But not so fast.
I’d like your perspective on an issue that has caused dissension between me and my boss.
It has taken me many years to figure out how to communicate with my employees. Shooting the breeze at a company picnic is easy, but it’s harder to level with them about key details of the business, especially the cold, hard facts that can put a damper on anyone’s day. I’ve found that the trick is to mix good news with bad.
The more authority you wield, the more you’ll have to fend off criticism from peers and subordinates. That’s the price of exercising power over others. But you can overcome that occupational hazard by shielding yourself from their verbal slings and arrows.
An interview with Rick Smolan, the photojournalist behind the best-seller A Day in the Life of America
If you’re leading a training session with your staff, follow adult learning principles to ensure that everyone absorbs your main points.
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