Category: Leadership & Management

Jan 15

7 Core Beliefs of Great Bosses

A great boss has the incredible ability to bring out the best in you. Image credit: Shutterstock.com Travis Bradberry • Guest Writer (https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/288474) Great bosses change us for the better. They see more in us than we see in ourselves, and they help us learn to see it too. They dream big and show us all the …

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Dec 16

If Employees Don’t Trust You, It’s Up to You to Fix It

By:  Sue Bingham (https://hbr.org/2017/01/if-employees-dont-trust-you-its-up-to-you-to-fix-it) Three years ago, 37% of CEOs were concerned about a lack of trust in businesses, according to the PwC Annual Global CEO survey. Across industries, that number has climbed to 55%. A high level of trust between managers and employees defines the best workplaces and drives overall company performance and revenue. As Stephen M. R. …

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Dec 16

7 Things Employees Wish You’d Change About Communication Right Now

It’s really very simple. Employees will pay attention if you give them what they need. By Alison Davis Founder and CEO, Davis & Company @alisonbdavis (https://www.inc.com/alison-davis/7-things-employees-wish-youd-change-about-communication-right-now.html) CREDIT: Getty Images If one of your objectives for 2017 is to improve internal communication at your organization, then start by committing to significant change. Small tweaks aren’t going to increase …

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Dec 13

Are You A Good Boss? Test Yourself With These 5 Questions

Lisa Quast , CONTRIBUTOR  Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. (https://www.forbes.com/sites/lisaquast/2017/01/02/are-you-a-good-boss-test-yourself-with-these-5-questions/)  Think you’re good at managing people? Most managers, when asked, provide a glowing commentary of their stellar people management skills. Yet research has demonstrated the opposite. A Gallup study of 7,272 U.S. adults revealed that 50% had left their job to get away from their …

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Dec 13

10 Powerful Ways You Can Be a Successful Leader

Great Leaders have certain traits that make them stand out from the rest. If we want to achieve what they’ve achieved, we have to learn to do as they do. By Lolly Daskal President and CEO, Lead From Within @LollyDaskal (https://www.inc.com/lolly-daskal/10-powerful-ways-you-can-be-a-successful-leader.html) CREDIT: Getty Images These are times that call for great leaders–people who are confident and courageous, …

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Dec 04

9 Emotional Intelligence Mistakes That Make Leaders Look Really Unprofessional

91 percent of employed American adults believe that interpersonal communication issues prevent leaders from leading effectively. By Peter Economy The Leadership Guy @bizzwriter (https://www.inc.com/peter-economy/9-emotional-intelligence-mistakes-that-make-leaders-look-really-unprofessional.html) CREDIT: Getty Images One of the most important attributes of being a good leader is empathy–as well as the ability to understand and react correctly to your employees’ emotions when they are expressed. According …

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Nov 28

7 Reasons Your Best People Might Quit After the New Year (and How You Can Stop Them)

Some of your best people are already thinking of leaving. Here’s how to change their minds. By Justin Bariso Founder, Insight @JustinJBariso (https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/7-reasons-your-best-people-might-quit-after-the-new-year-and-how-you-can-stop-th.html) CREDIT: Getty Images As 2016 draws to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on the previous year. What went right? What went wrong? Contemplating both can make you and your team better. …

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Nov 28

A Year-End Checklist That Will Make You a Much Better Leader

There’s no better time than now to stop and think about how to be a better leader. By Marcel Schwantes  Principal and founder, Leadership From the Core @MarcelSchwantes (https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/countdown-2017-year-end-checklist-for-all-leaders.html) CREDIT: Getty Images You’ve heard the catchy definition of insanity, right? It’s been attributed to Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, and Mark Twain, among others: “Doing the same thing over …

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Nov 27

6 Ways to Inspire Passion In Unmotivated Employees

Jared Buckley I help businesses develop millennials to excel. Full Bio (http://www.lifehack.org/508205/6-ways-inspire-passion-unmotivated-employees)  Dealing with unmotivated employees can send even the sharpest manager or business owner into a fit of frustration. In fact, if they’re not careful, it can even lead managers down the road toward wrongfully stereotyping entire groups or generations. For instance, the millennials have gotten a bad …

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Nov 26

10 CEOs Share Their Secrets To Keeping Employees Motivated (And Happy) In December

The weeks leading up to the holidays are full of distractions, so we found bosses that successfully keep everyone both happy and productive. [PHOTO: ALICE DONOVAN ROUSE VIA UNSPLASH] BY MICHAEL GROTHAUS (https://www.fastcompany.com/3066392/10-ceos-share-their-secrets-to-keeping-employees-motivated-and-happy-in-december) The month of December, perhaps more than any other time of the year, is the ultimate tightrope act for bosses. Be too loose with …

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