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3 Hacks for Making the Most Out of a Mentoring Relationship
Mentors

3 Hacks for Making the Most Out of a Mentoring Relationship

After choosing a sounding board, be fully committed to the relationship and open to treating each exchange as a two-way learning interaction.
Dan T Pickett
3 Leadership Qualities I Learned in the NFL to Build My Charitable Foundation
NFL Players Inc.

3 Leadership Qualities I Learned in the NFL to Build My Charitable Foundation

Some leaders are born but others invent themselves because it is the only way to achieve their vision.
Brad A. Smith
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5 Things 'America's Most Dangerous Underdog' Can Teach Us About Success
Leadership

5 Things 'America's Most Dangerous Underdog' Can Teach Us About Success

The most successful athletes are driven by the desire to accomplish their goals and hit new personal records, something business leaders should also be doing.
Phil Dumontet
5 Keys to Successfully Manage Creative Employees
Managing Employees

5 Keys to Successfully Manage Creative Employees

To achieve goals, successful creative leaders should prioritize building an egoless culture within their team.
Nelson Rodriguez
If You Want Great Results, You Need to Be Committed
Success Strategies

If You Want Great Results, You Need to Be Committed

Having an interest is good, but it won't get you very far. The same goes for the people who work for you.
Joe Judson
3 Ways to Put Your Ego Aside and Get Stuff Done
Ego

3 Ways to Put Your Ego Aside and Get Stuff Done

Ego in most people is the dominant driver of all thoughts, actions and ways of going about life. It doesn't have to be. Nor should it be.
3 Questions to Ask to Determine If You Are a Good Leader
Leadership

3 Questions to Ask to Determine If You Are a Good Leader

Styles may vary, but the results are usually the same: inspired and motivated employees who want to come to work every day.
Deborah Mitchell
This Essential Leadership Trait Can Push Employees to Do Their Best
Leadership

This Essential Leadership Trait Can Push Employees to Do Their Best

A commitment to transparency often spreads to the wider company culture, promoting more honesty and candid expression among your team members.
Jayson DeMers
7 Ways Leaders Can Achieve Big Wins
Success Strategies

7 Ways Leaders Can Achieve Big Wins

While every company's challenges are unique, there are a few things all leaders can do to ensure they see bigger wins in the upcoming year.
Tom Gimbel
Leadership Qualities

Why Some CEOs and Entrepreneurs Make Horrible Leaders

Their confidence inspires them to take risks. But if these executives don't learn to properly interact with the teams that support them, they will fail.
Iman Jalali
5 Things My Dogs Taught Me About Leadership
Leadership

5 Things My Dogs Taught Me About Leadership

Man's best friend can provide important lessons to us on just about anything including how to run a company.
Craig Cincotta
Engaging Employees, One Step at a Time
Employee Engagement

Engaging Employees, One Step at a Time

Cultivating a highly-engaged workforce takes time, but most of all, it requires intention.
Stop Playing Firefighter With Your Small Business and Learn How to Focus
Leadership

Stop Playing Firefighter With Your Small Business and Learn How to Focus

Juggling many things at once is a reality for most business owners, but it's often unproductive.
Tom Borg
Hiring

4 Reasons Why You Should Hire for Attitude Over IQ

As the saying goes, 'A bad attitude is like a flat tire. You can't go anywhere until you change it.'
Craig Cincotta
Leadership Qualities

Leadership qualities are the distinguishing characteristics and attributes of good leaders. Leadership and its qualities have been the subject of study throughout history. Whether leaders are born and not made can still be a matter of debate. What makes a great leader is far from a clear-cut formula of traits and talents. But they do share some things in common. In business, or in any field, an effective leader often exhibits the following:

  • Vision
  • Trustworthiness
  • Communication skills
  • Team-building skills
  • Confidence
  • Inspiration
  • Competency
  • Assertiveness

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