Leadership

3 Reasons Founders Need to Stop Trying So Hard
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3 Reasons Founders Need to Stop Trying So Hard

When founders are overworked, their employees suffer.
Aj Agrawal
6 Reasons Why 'My Way or the Highway' Management Doesn't Work Anymore
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6 Reasons Why 'My Way or the Highway' Management Doesn't Work Anymore

You're not handing over the reins of your company if you let thought leaders grown within the ranks -- and let yourself grow from their ideas.
Brenton Hayden
Marissa Mayer Channeled 'The Wizard of Oz' in Bizarre $70,000 Team-Building Photo Shoot
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Marissa Mayer Channeled 'The Wizard of Oz' in Bizarre $70,000 Team-Building Photo Shoot

Top staffers dressed as characters from the classic film, including Mayer as Dorothy, complete with blue-ribboned braids and a cheeky grin.
Geoff Weiss
How Legendary Chef Eric Ripert Transformed Himself Into a True Leader
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How Legendary Chef Eric Ripert Transformed Himself Into a True Leader

Chef Eric Ripert has earned widespread New York acclaim for his three-star Michelin restaurant Le Bernardin, but his early leadership style needed some work.
Carolyn Sun
How Leaders, in Politics and Business, Use Influence Instead of Power
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How Leaders, in Politics and Business, Use Influence Instead of Power

True leaders understand the limitations inherent in power and choose to view their role as one of influence.
Ray Hennessey
6 Things Successful Leaders Do Differently
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6 Things Successful Leaders Do Differently

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that leadership skills are natural traits that belong only to a lucky few.
Travis Bradberry
Be a Team-First Manager and Watch Your Customer Service Soar
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Be a Team-First Manager and Watch Your Customer Service Soar

Team-centric organizations will inevitably become customer-centric as well.
Mark Peter Davis
4 Ways to Avoid the Worthless Annual Performance Review and Give Valuable Feedback
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4 Ways to Avoid the Worthless Annual Performance Review and Give Valuable Feedback

It's time to change how we evaluate performance. Try implementing these practices right away.
Andre Lavoie
The Many Logical Reasons to Lead With Your Gut Instinct
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The Many Logical Reasons to Lead With Your Gut Instinct

Remember the time when you walked into what turned out to be a phenomenal restaurant just because it felt right? It's OK to rely on those same feelings when running your business.
Brian Foley
Is Your Boss Pushing You to Your Limit? It's Because He Cares.
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Is Your Boss Pushing You to Your Limit? It's Because He Cares.

A good leader will demand excellence from you without breaking you -- and you'll grow from it.
Bobby Campbell
10 Timeless Qualities of True Leaders
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10 Timeless Qualities of True Leaders

The mix of qualities that define leadership are both essential and rare.
Steve Tobak
3 Reasons Holacracy Isn't a Good Fit for Most Businesses
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3 Reasons Holacracy Isn't a Good Fit for Most Businesses

Slacker-free companies enjoying abundant profits and growth may not need bosses but they come in handy everywhere else.
Cris Burnam
Why This Famous Millionaire Real Estate Broker Karate-Kicks Before a Big Meeting (and Thinks You Should, Too)
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Why This Famous Millionaire Real Estate Broker Karate-Kicks Before a Big Meeting (and Thinks You Should, Too)

Fredrik Eklund of 'Million Dollar Listing New York' on the importance of staying 100 percent true to yourself in business, without coming off like a freak.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
10 Bad Work Habits to Eliminate Before Becoming an Entrepreneur
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10 Bad Work Habits to Eliminate Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Step away from your email. Stop getting to work late. Learn to say 'no.' And that's just for starters.
Jayson DeMers