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Leadership Skills

Don’t just be a boss — be a leader. Maximize your leadership skills in the five most crucial areas: decision making, executive coaching, leadership training, strategic management and understanding your leadership style.

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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A public-relations whiz, Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Brewery does not view competing breweries as enemies. He rightly concluded that any positive publicity for rival brands would benefit his business.

After an embarrassing dressing-down by a powerful boss, some employees are shaken to the core. Scarred by the experience, they never recover. Irwin Simon bounced back—and then some.

Joe Scarlett, the former CEO of Tractor Supply Co., calls runaway egos one of the biggest obstacles that successful leaders face.
The best public speakers foster so much goodwill with their audience that even if something mortifying happens, they can recover. Just ask Joey Asher.
After two decades as a football coach, Chip Kelly unearthed an in­­teresting insight about recruiting players for the NFL: The teams with the most college graduates tend to outperform their rivals...
During Alyson Pitman Giles' 13 years at the helm of Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, N.H., the hospital’s finances reversed course. By the time she left in 2012, its operating margin exceeded $3 million. But her success did not come without turmoil.
Fight the urge to act for action's sake ... Learn a lesson from the unusual practice of blessing smartphones ... Prod, poke, advocate.
Here are three important things you can learn from the employees you don’t understand, whether due to a personality conflict, age gap, or a difference in professional experience.

Before Bob Buford became a cable TV magnate and philanthropist, he inherited a small family business in Tyler, Texas, and was feeling overwhelmed. Buford turned to the great management thinker Peter Drucker for help. Drucker told Buford to write a letter about what he wanted to accomplish—his purpose.

Whitey Herzog, winner of a World Series as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, understood one of the most overlooked aspects of leadership: Make the best of what you’ve got.

In 2007, Bob Essner felt justifiably triumphant. He had engineered a successful turnaround of Wyeth, the pharmaceutical giant, after six years of reinventing the company. But even after in­­creas­­ing revenue by 30%—to $20.4 billion—Essner suddenly lost his job. What went wrong?

Seize the moment that the economy is giving you ... Avoid the one word that will kill your credibility ... Learn about discipline from Bobby Knight.
David Pensak faced a challenge during the early days of the Internet. He wanted people to understand the purpose of a firewall. But they were still grappling with the newness of the Web itself, so he had to figure out a simple way to explain a complex concept.

Top leaders connect with others easily, emphasizing shared interests and minimizing resistance. Try these techniques to communicate better with colleagues.

Leaders don’t shy away from filling a need simply because they don’t know precisely how they’ll do it.  Part of leadership is figuring out how.
In 1962, editors at the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists judged that the world was perilously close to a nuclear holocaust. It was at this moment that physicist Freeman Dyson, a visionary in math to medicine, weighed in on bomb shelters ...
Rebekah Radice offers six ways to stop overdosing on social media, but basically they come down to two.
Five pivotal decisions determine a leader’s journey. They prevent “stuckness” and keep everything moving forward.

Whatever game they’re in, leaders become targets. For Bobby Orr, one of the greatest hockey players ever, that meant opponents worked harder to stop him as he gained success.

What is the biggest error leaders make? Thinking they know the answers when they don’t.
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