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Maybe it’s surprising that the CEO of Victoria’s Secret, a $6.7 billion global brand, grew up as a farm girl in Oklahoma. Maybe, but it shouldn’t be. The important thing about CEO Sharen Jester Turney is that she has the zest to try new things.
Columnist and speaker Marie McIntyre recently let webinar attendees in on the secrets she's been revealing since she herself was given a managerial title.
When Doug Conant joined Campbell Soup Co. in 2001 as CEO, cheaper brands threatened the company’s future. Conant’s predecessor had raised prices, alienating many Campbell fans. Almost immediately, Conant detected a serious problem: morale.
Tom Voss ran a company with a poor safety record and the status quo was unacceptable. At the time, Voss was chief operating officer of Ameren, a utility company in the Midwest. He sought to overhaul the firm’s lax safety culture by hosting a meeting with 200 of his senior managers. To galvanize his audience, the normally soft-spoken Voss turned into an inspiring dynamo.
You are only human, and you will experience days when employees test your patience. However, even when a blowup feels warranted, here are several reasons for you to watch your temper:
New leaders are quitting in ever-higher numbers. The reason is lack of preparation.
Business incubator Les McKeown, who has founded more than 40 companies, believes all of us have the potential to become a leader, if we are willing to do the small things that make big things possible.
Employees are going to complain—even employees who work for top-notch organizations and outstanding managers. However, negative feedback isn’t something you should discourage because it allows you to make changes that increase innovation, productivity and morale.
Technology can quicken the recruiting process and make hiring managers’ jobs much easier. However, remember these tips when using technology to attract your next superstar employee:
When you want to hire that top prospect, seal the deal with one simple trick: Put the job offer in writing in addition to extending it verbally.
Your team’s decision can be out of date before it’s even made. Best bet: At each stage of the decision-making process, review the conclusions you have made thus far.
If you want to be effective, when you delegate can be as important as what you delegate. Follow this advice to time your directions just right.
Are you great at planning but fall short on execution? Planning is important, but when you overanalyze, you bog down the project and kill momentum.
The rank-and-file aren’t eyeing the C-suite, according to a recent CareerBuilder.com poll.
Fitting the right people into the right jobs makes a huge impact on productivity and morale. Yet some studies indicate that up to 70% of workers are “misemployed,” working in positions for which they aren’t the best-suited employees.
When leadership guru Jim Collins took West Point’s leadership chair in 2011, he wanted to know how cadets succeed under pressure. They don’t—at first. They keep getting decked and getting back up...
Jay Anders sought to change the way his company trained its 9,000 employees to grow into leaders. So he shifted its focus from traditional classroom seminars to self-directed resources.
Just six days before the now-famous hijacking of the Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates, Captain Richard Phillips held a surprise security drill aboard his ship. He wanted to test his crew’s ability to defend against a pirate attack.
Quizzing employees on critical facts can help them acquire the knowledge they need. But there’s a right and wrong way to administer one.
Being asked to be someone’s mentor can be flattering—and perhaps a bit scary. When considering the prospect, think about these four issues.
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