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.

Coping with the time demands of corporate culture
Most employees see through a boss who communicates like an actor playing a role. If you seem canned, you’ll lose chances to build rapport and credibility
What to say to "I told you so"
Everyone has bad days. But a moody person may brood so much that it brings the whole team down.
Employees are quitting in droves and you’re not sure why. Don’t guess. Ask them.
If a staffer makes a thoughtless or offensive remark—and you can tell he regrets it—don’t rush to lecture him.
You need to sell ideas to your employees, such as why they must adhere to corporate policies.
If you’re in a rut, resist the urge to confront your boss and say, “I’m not challenged. I need to learn and grow in this job.”
Most CEOs will readily admit a big mistake they made early in their careers—and what they learned.
If you participate in an industry trade group or professional association, grab the most exposure.