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.

Elizabeth Bellaver, a manager at a manufacturing plant, consistently earned excellent job evaluations. But her supervisor noted problems with her ...
In my ideal world, I could order people around, period.  Back to reality.
Here’s how to get the credit that’s rightfully yours the next time around.
An employee may speak poorly of you to his acquaintances--who are your higher-ups.
What to say in a variety of scenarios involving employee-employer interactions at work
Be careful how and when you discuss an upcoming promotion.
Be deferential towards more important people.
Groom your successors to advance your own career.
Avoid absent-sounding rejoinders
Leaders watch their word choice. They send clear, unambiguous messages. Even if they’re unsure, they’ll say only what they know rather than waffle.