News and Articles About Leadership

How Much Value Do Your Employees Bring to the Bottom Line?
Managing Employees

How Much Value Do Your Employees Bring to the Bottom Line?

You have to begin looking at each of your employees as a profit center.
Tom Borg
Don't Overestimate the Motivational Potential of a Salary Raise
Employee Motivation

Don't Overestimate the Motivational Potential of a Salary Raise

The prospect of an annual pay hike is just too abstract to keep employees operating with enthusiasm every day. That requires personal engagement.
Pratik Dholakiya
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
Why CEOs Need Mentors -- They Accelerate Learning
Management Lessons Leadership

Why CEOs Need Mentors -- They Accelerate Learning

A young entrepreneur explains the benefits of the advice he received from an seasoned executive at a large company.
Jerry Jao
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The 8 Signs of a Bad Leader
Leadership Qualities

The 8 Signs of a Bad Leader

Any one or more of these traits would be a red flag that a person might not be ready for a leadership position.
Never Turn Your Back on Reality
Leadership

Never Turn Your Back on Reality

When you start to believe you can do no wrong and everyone around you agrees, that's when you're in trouble.
Steve Tobak
4 Lessons on Staring Down Fear and Taking Risks from Tightrope-Walker Nik Wallenda
Taking risks

4 Lessons on Staring Down Fear and Taking Risks from Tightrope-Walker Nik Wallenda

Meticulous preparation and tireless practice, not bravado or recklessness, are the foundation of success when failure really is not an option.
Tor Constantino
Pay People for Commitment, Not for Time or Results
Compensation and benefits

Pay People for Commitment, Not for Time or Results

With flexible work schedules and performance metrics, a business network CEO suggests a different approach to gauging employees.
Jurgen Appelo
The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time
TED

The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time

They don't call them "ideas worth spreading" for nothing. These are the best of the best.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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To Have the Company Culture That Achieves All Your Goals, Work at It Every Day
Company Culture

To Have the Company Culture That Achieves All Your Goals, Work at It Every Day

Spelling out the values that guide your company and living them consistently is not magic but the results it brings will seem so.
S. Chris Edmonds
5 Lessons a Boss Should Learn From Employees
Managing Employees

5 Lessons a Boss Should Learn From Employees

Often employers are removed from employees. Leaders often feel responsible for teaching employees, but the opposite has many benefits as well.
Andre Lavoie
The Many Benefits of Mentoring Vets Entering the Business World
Veterans

The Many Benefits of Mentoring Vets Entering the Business World

Business leaders are uniquely suited to help veterans eager to apply their skills as entrepreneurs and employees.
Yehudi Gaffen
How to Politely Leave a Conversation
Communication strategies

How to Politely Leave a Conversation

Networking is all about meeting those fabulous people who can catapult your business to the next level. But what do you do when you're trapped by a windbag?
Jacqueline Whitmore
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