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10 Rules to Create Solid Relationships with Your Team

10 Rules to Create Solid Relationships with Your Team

Brief Create connection with your team by being curious, consistent and respectful while spelling out your expectations and vision, writes John R. Stoker. "Taking a moment to consider your behavior will help improve your relationships, grow respect and increase your...

7 Ways to Make One-on-one Meetings Effective

7 Ways to Make One-on-one Meetings Effective

Brief  One-on-one meetings can serve many purposes and can occur on different schedules, but they should always be more than a check-in, writes Art Petty. "You want to send employees out of your one-on-ones with fresh ideas, a growing sense of belief that you trust...

Helping People is Good for You, Too

Helping People is Good for You, Too

Brief  Your experiences can help other people while also improving your sense of belonging, perspective and energy, writes Kristin Hendrix. "Helping others can refill our cup and give us the energy for all those other demands life is throwing at us," she writes....

Why Good CEOs Aren’t Afraid to Ask Questions

Why Good CEOs Aren’t Afraid to Ask Questions

Brief Humble leaders ask open-ended questions such as "What do you need from me?" and "How can we come together on this?" to elicit ideas and solutions from their team, writes former CEO Sabrina Horn. This approach isn't easy, as many CEOs and executives struggle to...

The Future of Construction By Outcome-Based Design

The Future of Construction By Outcome-Based Design

Brief Technology can give designers more control and encourage greater creativity. Autodesk Vice President Peter Thompson examines three ways outcome-based design is bringing about transformation by harnessing tech and big data, taking fuller advantage of...

You Might Be a Micromanager If …

You Might Be a Micromanager If …

Brief  Micromanaging leaders may be "over-functioning" if they are jumping in to help without being asked, feel a need to do things their way or overworry about employee reactions, writes Jennifer V. Miller. "In a management context, leaders over-function because they...

How Women Can Understand Their Fears and Move Forward

How Women Can Understand Their Fears and Move Forward

Brief The pandemic has dealt a setback to many women's careers, adding to the already present fears of failure, not being liked and being unfairly judged, writes Kaiser Consulting CEO Lori Kaiser. "Once you become comfortable with fear and with taking steps into that...

12 Recomendable Attachments to Make Concrete Work Easier

12 Recomendable Attachments to Make Concrete Work Easier

Brief Don McLoud showcases a dozen attachments for construction equipment that can be useful for placing or removing concrete. Some examples include the CC30 Concrete Claw, which can remove large slabs of concrete, and the RD6536 Skid Steer Pump, which can pump grout,...