LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT

Are You the One Preventing Your Team’s Success?

Are You the One Preventing Your Team’s Success?

Brief  Managers who withhold information, schedule unnecessary meetings and give unclear guidance may be preventing their teams from succeeding, writes David Dye. "The challenge for most managers is that they think they've communicated what success looks like, but...

4 Steps to Recover After enduring Stress

4 Steps to Recover After enduring Stress

Brief  After experiencing periods of significant stress, seize the opportunity to build self-awareness, writes LaRae Quy, who also recommends maintaining a positive attitude and using mild exercise to boost the body's immune system. "You can choose how to respond in...

Why CEOs Should Outline How Others can Work with Them

Why CEOs Should Outline How Others can Work with Them

Brief  CEOs must set the tone for work and life boundaries, writes Amanda Richardson, CEO of CoderPad, who provides a "Working With Amanda" guide to others and outlines the need for employees to take action and be direct in their communications. "I like simplicity and...

Why CEOs Should Outline How Others can Work with Them

Why CEOs Should Outline How Others can Work with Them

Brief  CEOs must set the tone for work and life boundaries, writes Amanda Richardson, CEO of CoderPad, who provides a "Working With Amanda" guide to others and outlines the need for employees to take action and be direct in their communications. "I like simplicity and...

Use these 5 Tips to Become a Better Listener

Use these 5 Tips to Become a Better Listener

Brief  Improve your listening skills by paying full attention to the person you're with, restating their key points to ensure understanding, asking clarifying questions and making quick notes of important ideas, writes Brian Ahearn. "Remember, note taking isn't to...

Critical Decisions are Increasingly Falling to Managers

Critical Decisions are Increasingly Falling to Managers

Brief  Managers are now expected to make more high-level decisions around remote work and other issues, so they must be empowered to "lead from [their] seat," writes Adam Bryant, quoting Terri Ludwig, president of Ballmer Group. "Everybody should think beyond the job...

Stressed out? Use These Strategies to Ease Anxiety

Stressed out? Use These Strategies to Ease Anxiety

Brief  Leaders can manage their own stress while also helping alleviate the anxiety their teams may be feeling, writes executive coach Naphtali Hoff. Strategies such as reviewing your goals, learning to delegate, being clear about your emotions and getting the support...

9 Situations that Require Active Listening Skills

9 Situations that Require Active Listening Skills

Brief  Leaders can develop a habit of active and deep listening when in meetings, during brainstorming sessions or when quelling conflicts by paraphrasing what others have said to ensure understanding and by refraining from judgment, writes Rick Brandon, president of...

How to Interrogate Ideas Before they’re Put into Action

How to Interrogate Ideas Before they’re Put into Action

Brief  New ideas should be scrutinized according to such concerns as what's not included, how critics might respond and whether front-line employees have the knowledge they need to support it, writes CEO coach Sabina Nawaz. "Checking our assumptions and ideas,...

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