LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT

Avoide of these 7 Connection Killers in Your Workplace

Brief  One of the biggest connection killers is layoffs, not just because it sends some team members away, but it leaves those who remain in need of reassurance that their job is safe. "Rather than laying people off, it's preferable to find other ways to reduce...

Strategies to Make Every Meeting Productive

Strategies to Make Every Meeting Productive

Brief  Make meetings effective by honoring people's time, inviting only those who need to be there, outlining a clear intent and purpose and clarifying who makes decisions, as well as how and when those occur and a method for updating everyone, write Karin Hurt and...

These Red flags Mean Your Leadership is Weak

These Red flags Mean Your Leadership is Weak

Brief  Weak leaders are those who provide little guidance, support, accountability, respect or growth and development for their teams, writes Lolly Daskal, which can lead to disengaged and disenchanted employees. "By recognizing and addressing these warning signs, you...

5 Ways to Inspire and Engage Your Team

5 Ways to Inspire and Engage Your Team

Brief Leaders can inspire -- and thus retain -- their top team members by making it clear how their work fulfills the company's purpose, showing enthusiasm and making sure they are facing appropriate challenges, writes Reiner Lomb, founder and CEO of BoomerangCoach....

8 Things You Should Do When Laying off Employees

8 Things You Should Do When Laying off Employees

Brief  When letting someone go from your company, do it with compassionate respect, express sorrow over the decision, remember the good they have contributed and commit to ensuring the process goes as smoothly as possible, writes Liz Kislik. "Hoping for their better...

8 Ways to Become Both a Better Person and Leader

8 Ways to Become Both a Better Person and Leader

Brief  Take control of your own professional growth by prioritizing development opportunities and asking for feedback and support, Hannah Sincavage writes. Taking ownership of the things you can control, such as your attitude, self-image, productivity and how you...

6 Steps to Lead Effectively During Layoffs

6 Steps to Lead Effectively During Layoffs

Brief  Help employees affected by layoffs and those who remain by offering assistance, communicating clearly and openly about the decisions and looking for ways to streamline work, writes Karin Hurt. "Be sure your 'A' players know how much you value them and help them...

Why Apologizing is a Leadership Superpower

Why Apologizing is a Leadership Superpower

Brief  Apologizing for a mistake builds a leader's credibility, deepens trust and relationships with the team and creates a culture of caring and accountability, writes Terri Klass. "Our colleagues will value our leadership if they feel we are willing to hold...

5 Steps to Ensure Everyone is on Board with Strategy

5 Steps to Ensure Everyone is on Board with Strategy

Brief  Help Employees understand Your company's strategy by giving them many ways to access the information, providing a comprehensive guide to what will change and delivering messages that inspire them to be part of it, writes leadership coach David Lancefield....

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