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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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What's a "rankist"? Well, it's kind of what it sounds like—some­one who feels free to treat others with disrespect because of their lower rank in the hierarchy.
Thanks to breakthroughs in neuroscience, we can better understand how the brain works … and help your team outgrow bad habits.
Crisis situations in the workplace aren't always dramatic events like layoffs, takeovers or restructurings. In fact, any event that alters work­ing conditions or affects employee work habits can—if introduced improperly—provoke a crisis.
When envy, gossip or revenge get going, it doesn't take long for a harmonious team to turn into a miserable crew. Make sure you're not contribut­ing to such problems by playing favor­ites unknowingly.
Here are 3 battlefield tips for making decisions:
In an exclusive interview with Executive Leadership, executive coach Debra Benton, author of How to Think Like a CEO (Warner Books), identified these six common behaviors as career-killers:
Workplace bullying has in recent years been the focus of vocal and highly organized campaigns to stop it, by passing new laws and building public awareness. It's become a big and visible issue in many workplaces. Here's some advice for managers:
What is the business world going to be like in the future? Not tomorrow, but in 15 years or so?That's the subject of a recent report out of Australia, con­ducted by Boston Consulting Group for a government workforce-develop­ment effort, looking at the skills senior managers will need in 2020.
So, can leadership be taught? Jay Conger, executive director of the University of Southern California’s Leadership Institute, had his doubts. He embarked on a two-year study to find out.
Avoid falling prey to the most common lie leaders tell themselves
While business ethics have become a watchword of this decade, many enterprises still haven't gotten around to establishing ethical guidelines—or helping managers understand how to apply them day to day.
Ending an informal partnership is simple because there is no official entity to dissolve.
Assess the bottom line and culture of your organization to keep it healthy. Here are the questions you’ll need to answer and the steps you’ll take, divided into four key parts:
Consultant Mike Staver says courage is a more critical leadership trait than ever. "In a harsh business environ­ment, there are serious consequences for making the wrong move," he says.
What you do or don't do during periods of change determines how many good employees stick around, and what kind of attitude they will hold about the enterprise long after the cause of the difficult times has been forgotten. Here are some actions you can take that will make a big difference:
Front-line managers make a tremendous difference in turnover, costs, quality, safety and innovation, not to mention overall performance. They’re the people who keep customers happy and keep small glitches from widening into disasters. First-level leaders need to understand the whole organization, yet they rarely are let in on the big picture. Every one of your front-line leaders should be able to answer “Yes” to these questions:
Below, we list the nine key qualities people seek most in a leader, as research shows. Which qualities do you own?
When Kevin Rollins took over as chief executive at Dell last year, he arrived just in time to see profits begin to slump. Rollins could’ve blamed a saturated marketplace or other external factors. Instead, he decided that poor management was to blame. In a gutsy upside-down move to shake things up, he asked employees to review their bosses’ performance.
U.S. business leaders tend to be professional managers with fewer family and political ties than leaders elsewhere, says one Harvard business professor who’s studied the issue. Because of this relative independence from family and politics in business, the research indicates, Americans use a greater variety of leadership styles. Which one of these describes you?
Robert Hopkins, a pilot and photographer during World War II, could have settled for being one of many photographers assigned in 1945 to the Yalta conference in the Crimea, where the three main Allied leaders would shape the postwar world. Instead, being crowded out of prime shots by some 30 Russian photographers led the young Hopkins to assert his leadership skills.
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