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Why Startups Need Leaders, Not Bosses
The Grind

Why Startups Need Leaders, Not Bosses

There's no place where strong leadership is needed more than in a hectic startup environment in which the odds are most stacked against you, and Herculean efforts to gain and maintain traction are required daily, not quarterly
Robert Reffkin
To Build Trust as a Leader, Inspire With Words Backed by Action
Leadership

To Build Trust as a Leader, Inspire With Words Backed by Action

Your team listens to what you say but they understand what you mean by watching what you do.
Jason Forrest
7 Telltale Signs of a Weak Leader
Leadership

7 Telltale Signs of a Weak Leader

Whether a bully or a people pleaser who can't tell hard truths, poor leadership takes many forms.
Peter Diamond
How to Get People to Do What You Want
Persuasion

How to Get People to Do What You Want

Here's a hint: You can catch more flies with honey than you can vinegar.
10 Ways to Build a Creative Company Culture
Company Cultures

10 Ways to Build a Creative Company Culture

An atmosphere that's deliberately fluid and innovative can inspire your team to greater heights of accomplishment.
Oz Alon
The 2 Most Powerful Words a Manager Can Use
Leadership Skills

The 2 Most Powerful Words a Manager Can Use

Sometimes the power of showing appreciation is overlooked.
Leadership Lessons to Learn from the New Republican Congress
Leadership Skills

Leadership Lessons to Learn from the New Republican Congress

Can you work with people whose views are diametrically opposed to yours?
Paul White
If Chaos Is Your Startup's Default Setting, Inconsistent Leadership May Be to Blame
Leadership Qualities

If Chaos Is Your Startup's Default Setting, Inconsistent Leadership May Be to Blame

Erratic leaders build unreliable teams. A business leader shares her journey to establish a clear vision for her company.
Zeynep Ilgaz
Why Business Owners Have a Hard Time Delegating
Leadership Skills

Why Business Owners Have a Hard Time Delegating

For owners and managers who have trouble delegating, it comes down to one basic issue.
Tom Borg
A Rigid Mind Blocks Success. Try These 5 Strategies for Fearless Leadership.
Leadership Qualities

A Rigid Mind Blocks Success. Try These 5 Strategies for Fearless Leadership.

Be ready to set aside methods of the past. Bring vigorous, flowing thinking to conquer today's problems.
Sherrie Campbell
7 Strategies for Tailoring a Custom-Fit Sales Pitch for Each Prospect
Sales Strategies

7 Strategies for Tailoring a Custom-Fit Sales Pitch for Each Prospect

Nobody wants to hear how great you are and your product is, they want to know you understand their problem and if you can help solve it.
Leyl Black
You Can Break Your Bad Boss Syndrome With a Charm Offensive
bosses

You Can Break Your Bad Boss Syndrome With a Charm Offensive

When a looming, make-or-break deadline has outed your inner tyrant, take charge of yourself and surprise your team by being nice.
Peter Diamond
Good Communication Skills Will Help You Find Long-Term Success
Communication Strategies

Good Communication Skills Will Help You Find Long-Term Success

Speaking well can have three major impacts on your business. Resources are out there to help your improve.
Matt Mayberry
6 Skills Remarkable Leaders Execute Better
Leadership Qualities

6 Skills Remarkable Leaders Execute Better

To be an exceptional leader these days, you do not need a new set of characteristics. You simply need to execute the traditional ones at a higher level.
Peter Gasca