Management

Instead of Flexing Authority, Leaders Should Influence Employees
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Instead of Flexing Authority, Leaders Should Influence Employees

In today's work world, employees want to feel like they are a part of the decision-making process. Millennials, especially, want managers who give them the freedom to do their jobs and trust they will deliver.
Andre Lavoie
The 4 Levels of Organizational Alignment
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The 4 Levels of Organizational Alignment

For the best results, leaders must aim to have their teams functioning like the best sports franchises.
Andre Lavoie
Be Competent. Be Grounded. Be Open. Be Brave.
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Be Competent. Be Grounded. Be Open. Be Brave.

Whether you run a corporation, a business, or your own career, you'll need these four characteristics if you want to go places.
Steve Tobak
James Harrison Is Right: Winning Is Better Than Trying
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James Harrison Is Right: Winning Is Better Than Trying

The idea that everyone needs to feel like a winner is turning us into a society of losers.
Ray Hennessey
3 Phrases That Kill Intrapreneurship
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3 Phrases That Kill Intrapreneurship

As a manager, you want your employees to feel like owners. So avoid words that say the opposite.
Jill Schiefelbein
Everything You Need to Know About Leadership You Learned in Physics Class
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Everything You Need to Know About Leadership You Learned in Physics Class

The basic lessons we learned in physics class tell you everything you need to do to run a successful business. Hit the books.
Ray Hennessey
One Bad Apple Can Ruin the Barrel
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One Bad Apple Can Ruin the Barrel

A single bad employee with a poor attitude can infect a team, department and possibly an entire organization.
Brian Hamilton
Be the Benevolent Dictator Your Company Deserves
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Be the Benevolent Dictator Your Company Deserves

Companies aren't democracies. At some point, leaders need to make decisions.
William Litvack
How to Stop Your Executive Team From Costing You Sales
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How to Stop Your Executive Team From Costing You Sales

If you want to prevent a lack of senior executive involvement from becoming a client relationship-wrecking ball, consider implementing these three account-retention practices.
Rick Reynolds
Why Summer Fridays and Flexible Hours Are a Must
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Why Summer Fridays and Flexible Hours Are a Must

Flexible hours may be the key to boosting morale and productivity during the summer, or all year long.
Lisa Evans
How to Run Your Business While Pregnant
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How to Run Your Business While Pregnant

Being pregnant poses new challenges for entrepreneurs. But there are also new opportunities.
Lisa Evans
6 Great Tools to Kickstart Your Startup
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6 Great Tools to Kickstart Your Startup

Heard of Trello? IFTTT? Charlie? If not, check them out.
Andy Hill
5 Ways to Never Miss a Deadline
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5 Ways to Never Miss a Deadline

The good news is you won a big contract. The bad news is you committed to do the impossible.
Steve Tobak
4 Steps to Getting the Best Out of Your Employees
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4 Steps to Getting the Best Out of Your Employees

Effectively managing people is difficult and no one is born knowing how to do it. Fortunately, it can be learned.
Doug and Polly White
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