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The 3 Worst Habits of Clueless Leaders

I worked for a guy who thought of employees as squirrels. I know, because he told a reporter that he often needed to drop into the office "wildfire" to pick them up and save them from being burned alive. Seriously, I could not make this up. The newspaper ran the story.<p>No one is a perfect leader, …

15 Commitments to Change your Life and Leadership

‍March 4, 2015By Jim Dethmer, Co-Founder Conscious Leadership GroupIf you asked a stranger to follow you around for a month and then asked them, …

Leadership

How Can Values-Based Leadership Improve Your Effectiveness

As a leader, do the values of your organization speak through your actions?<p>A recent article in The Journal of Values-Based Leadership reminds us that …

Leadership

Why You Need to Embrace the Big Data Trend in HR

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The big data trend has quickly made its way to the human resources industry, and HR professionals should embrace it with open arms.<p>In fact, 6,400 organizations with 100 staff or more will have implemented big data analytics by …

Human Resources

Google HR boss shares the company's 4 rules for hiring exceptional employees

It takes an average of six weeks to secure a hire, and every candidate needs to be screened by their potential boss, potential colleagues, a hiring committee, and finally Google CEO Larry Page.<p>"If you wondered if this takes a lot of Googler time, it does," Google's senior vice president of people …

Google’s Head Of HR Shares His Hiring Secrets

Google’s SVP of people operations explains how he sifts through 2 million resumes and how he defines the Googleyness of potential hires.<p>Laszlo Bock knew he wasn’t walking into a traditional corporate setting in 2006 when he arrived for his job interview for head of people operations at …

Study Shows Half Of Managers Don't Set Effective Employee Goals

I’ve long been of the opinion, as readers of these blogs may have noted, that carefully developing employee job objectives is one of the most foundational, important and neglected tasks of management. After all, job objectives are the managerial roadmap showing employees where they need to go. If …

Leadership

How Do You Deal With the Guilt That Comes With Firing an Employee?

It can be tough to let an employee go, no matter how justified the decision.<p><i>Editor's note: Inc.com columnist Alison Green answers questions about workplace and management issues--everything from how to deal with a micromanaging boss to how to talk to someone on your team about body odor.</i><p>A reader …

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To Keep Hold Of Top Talent, Managers Must Learn How To Look After Generation Y

Staff retention in the corporate workplace is essential; losing top talent is costly, detrimental to the chances of a company reaching its business goals, and likely to result in losing ground to competitors, particularly if that is where ex-employees are headed.<p>A recent study by Workforce …

Listening: The Forgotten Business Tool for Amazing Success

If you want to succeed, you must be able to hear what people are saying.<p>Listening is one of the most important skills you can have when it comes to business and leadership.<p>We listen to learn.<p>We listen to stay informed.<p>We listen to understand.<p>We listen to gain information.<p>We listen to acquire …

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The Right Way to Play Favorites With Your Employees

Contrary to popular belief, prioritizing certain workers can be good for business.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>As a manager, playing favorites is a double-edged sword.<p>On one side, playing favorites can be a …

Employment

Procrastination.

“This habit can seriously hurt you in a work setting,” says Dr. Katharine Brooks, director of Liberal Arts Career Services at The University of Texas at Austin and author of <i>You Majored in What? Mapping Your Path from Chaos to Career</i>. “If you’re one of those folks who believes that you do your best …

5 Ways to Transform Yourself Into a Leader

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>After months of effort, you finally land the …

Leadership

Navigating the Transition from Friend to Boss

<i>Guy walks into a bar.</i><p><i>Bartender notices how sad he looks and asks, “You OK?”</i><p><i>“I just lost my best friend,” says the guy.</i><p><i>“How’d it happen?”</i><p><i>“I became his boss.”</i><p>We all need friends at work. Looking for advice on a project? Want to celebrate a major client win or milestone? Need to vent about how …

Leadership

6 Mistakes You’re Probably Making When Scheduling Meetings

Don’t let the meetings you lead be a colossal waste of time and energy. Note how to take care of business without irritating employees.<p>Another day, another meeting. Sure, some feel like a complete waste of time, but how about the ones that leave you frustrated, resentful–even hungry?<p>While you might …

Project Management

6 Things Wise Leaders Do To Engage Their Employees

An article in the New York Daily News reports that nearly 70% of U.S. employees are miserable at work. According to the story, research conducted by the Gallup Poll suggests that the majority of American’s dislike or feel disengaged on the job. Needless to say, this is disturbing news. It’s also an …