LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT

Avoid Getting Blindsided: Turn Your Anagers into Leaders

Avoid Getting Blindsided: Turn Your Anagers into Leaders

Brief Some leaders are good at managing up, which obscures the awful ways they're treating their reports, writes Marlene Chism. She offers three areas for executives to monitor, both for the well-being of their organizations and to avoid legal liability.  ...

Old Habits Die Hard, But Good Leaders Can Change

Old Habits Die Hard, But Good Leaders Can Change

Brief Replace old habits of relentless work, thinking you know more than others, relying on your authority and avoiding risk with new habits of reflection, collaboration, shared power and experimentation, writes leadership development CEO Dede Henley. "To keep up and...

6 Rules for Morning Check-ins that Work

6 Rules for Morning Check-ins that Work

Brief Quick staff meetings at the beginning of each workday can create focus, purpose and an understanding of everyone's challenges and successes, writes Naphtali Hoff. He offers six rules for leaders to create stand-ups that are productive, consistent and help...

If You Want to Be A Better Leader, You Must Do This

If You Want to Be A Better Leader, You Must Do This

Brief  Self-reflection and regaining your sense of purpose and belonging are what changed the Grinch who stole Christmas -- a lesson leaders could stand to learn, writes Dan Rockwell. "The Grinch hated the Whos because his heart was 2 sizes too small, not because the...

5 ways to Show Respect and Trust for Employees

5 ways to Show Respect and Trust for Employees

Brief  The pandemic has left employees demanding more respect for their work and their personal lives, writes S. Chris Edmonds, who offers five ways leaders can align business goals with employee expectations, including creating a culture of trust and focusing on...

5 Strategies to Set Your Team Up for Success

5 Strategies to Set Your Team Up for Success

Brief Leaders can entrust their teams with responsibilities when they communicate goals, are decisive, build two-way relationships and reward success, writes professor and consultant Jonathan Dapra. "How can you expect your associates to bring their A-game to work...

The Essential Leadership Attributes of 2020

The Essential Leadership Attributes of 2020

Brief  The uncertainty of 2020 has forced leaders to become more flexible, resilient, communicative and purpose-driven, writes Alaina Love, sharing anecdotes from executives and coaches. "I've found that when leaders have shown up authentically, teams have felt...

8 Tips for Leading with Intention from a Morgan Stanley Exec

8 Tips for Leading with Intention from a Morgan Stanley Exec

Brief Clear communication and authenticity are building blocks of trust at work, and next-level leaders go further to actively grow people and expand diversity, says Carla Harris, vice chairman of wealth management and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley. "You...

Do you Manage Managers? Here’s What You Need to Know

Do you Manage Managers? Here’s What You Need to Know

Brief  Managers of managers have a responsibility to develop their reports, especially in terms of coaching acumen, core skills and understanding their needs, writes Art Petty. "Focus so hard on what your manager is trying to share, that, to paraphrase consultant Tom...