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Situational leadership changes depending on the type of leadership (direction and support) each of your employee’s needs. Emotional leadership is based more on the theory of emotional intelligences and relates to the situation at hand.
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The key to finding the right person for your open position is not reviewing as many applications as possible. Instead, you need to focus on the “informed candidates.” What can you do to attract them?
Consider the end of the game that propelled Brady to his first Super Bowl as a backup filling in for the Patriots’ regular starter, Drew Bledsoe, back in 2002.
It’s easy to feel like an impostor who’s pretending to know more than you do. That can lead you to talk too much and lose touch with your team. To avoid talking at (rather than with) others, beware of these traps.
Part of the beauty of achieving success is the freedom to control your own life. Oprah Winfrey turns out to be on the same journey as everyone else: trying to get everything done.
Q. Our organization is merging with another organization in a few months. I’m on the integration team, and my counterpart at the other organization is starting to boss me around. Any tips on how to assert myself without ratcheting up the tension?
“During the Great Recession in 2008 and 2009, we had about 18 employees. We went through the entire financial crisis without laying off anyone.”
Overconfidence arises because people are often blind to their own blindness. A good sense of intuition is learned from prolonged experience with clear feedback on mistakes.
A top New York City real estate agent, Fredrik Eklund has negotiated deals with billions. He’s learned to take steps to exert subtle control over the process.
Even after decades of progress, women say they have to work harder than men to get ahead. Salary negotiation is a case in point.
At work, numbers speak volumes. If you can’t show, quantitatively, that something is improving, then how can you really know it’s improving? It’s not surprising, then, that more admins are being asked to set SMART goals to be evaluated against.
“If you’re being critical, then don’t talk about it in terms of failure. Instead, reframe it as an opportunity for lessons learned or positive steps to take in the future.”
Qantas faced numerous challenges in the late 2000s but did not go belly up. Instead, CEO Alan Joyce launched an ambitious turnaround plan.
To squeeze more productivity out of your workday, identify and plug holes that waste precious time.
One bad day can shake even the best supervisor’s confidence. Here’s where you can get the encouragement you need to put yours back together.
Robert Moses is best known as the man who looked at a marshy, unsightly expanse and slowly transformed it into the city of Flushing Meadows, New York.
Marjorie Kaplan, former head of Animal Planet and TLC for Discovery Communications, describes an example of sexism early in her career, plus the kind of constant noise that still plagues aspiring women.
Some feared that Mike Salvino would prove a high-profile failure. Instead, he learned that people are born with four drivers, and took the insight to heart.
Pondering just three questions can help you evaluate how far you’ve come as a manager, identify what obstacles still remain in your path, and reveal whether your actions align with your managerial mission.
Transforming yourself from a pessimist into an optimist won’t happen overnight. It requires an entirely different outlook on life, along with the discipline to change for good.