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4 Toxic Leadership Phrases You Probably Say Daily

They might seem harmless, but these words and phrases tell employees that you're not a people-focused leader.<p>As leaders, our language defines us. Literally.<p>In a new report, the behavioral analytics platform Mattersight analyzed at least 10 minutes of public speaking engagements from well-known …

Leadership

How To Use Intuition To Navigate Tough Career Choices

I once was in an interview process for a job I thought I really wanted. Deep down though I had a feeling that maybe it wasn’t the right job for me. Something just felt off. But I didn’t listen. Instead, I learned the hard way that those small inner nudges and gut feelings we have – they really do …

Mindfulness

A First-Time Manager’s Guide To Giving Effective Feedback

Mastering the art of giving useful feedback is a crucial skill for managers. Here’s how to make it effective your first time.<p>One of the most difficult things about being a first-time manager is learning to provide effective feedback. When you’re a new manager, you become responsible for your team’s …

Business School

How Can You Tell Someone Has Horrible Leadership Skills? This New Study Just Revealed the Top 10 'Bad Boss' Behaviors | Inc.com

So what's your bad bosshorror story? You <i>know</i> you have one. Bad boss behaviors that lead to horrific employee disengagement and turnover are rampant, and study upon study has confirmed this epidemic. The most recent example is via an employee survey conducted by BambooHR.<p>They asked more than 1,000 …

Top 10

2 Feedback Methods That Will Make You An Amazing Boss

What are the two dimensions to being a truly kickass boss?<p>Whether you’re in a new leadership position or you’ve been leading a team for years, giving feedback is always a difficult hurdle to overcome. Giving an employee criticism and praise is a delicate process, one that can be incredibly …

CEOs

How Can You Become a More Compelling Leader? Make 1 Simple Change | Inc.com

As a leader, of course you seek to <b>engage employees so they're motivated to do their best work.</b><p>So you're well aware of the importance of communicating, After all, you spend the whole day in meetings: one-on-one sessions, team meetings, large-group conferences. So it seems you're always in front of …

Employment

6 Powerful Ways to Make Anyone Into A Great Leader | Inc.com

If you work or study in the field of leadership, you already know there's a glut of information and ideas. We already have thousands of articles about leaders and leadership, and countless thoughts on what leadership is and isn't--not to mention a constant stream of new articles, blogs and …

Leadership

You Don't Need to Force Culture. Just Listen to Your Employees | Inc.com

Culture is one of those buzzwords that startups love to talk about, praise themselves for, and use to recruit new hires. In my opinion it's all (or mostly) hype, because true company culture can't be forced. It's not a ping-pong table, Thirsty Thursdays, or a vision board with beautiful printouts …

Team Building

26 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

It's not always easy being in charge.<p>Managing others comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management position, it can be difficult to evaluate how you're doing.<p>Are you striking the right balance between commanding respect and appearing accessible? Are your employees responding well to …

Employment

Mark Zuckerberg Used This Trick to Combat Self-Doubt. You Can Too | Inc.com

In his recent Harvard commencement speech, Mark Zuckerberg explained how a couple years into his venture, some big companies wanted to buy Facebook. Everyone around him advised him to sell.<p>But Zuckerberg held onto his business a little longer. He felt it was destined for a higher purpose, but he …

Self-confidence

On the edge of leadership

The day I learned what separates managers from leaders<p>Quick story for you aspiring leaders out there, or maybe even just for folks who are feeling …

Entrepreneurship

The right and wrong ways to motivate your colleagues

Inspiring employees requires some simple steps, but many bosses fail to hit the right note<p>When Kate Sullivan assembled her staff for an all-hands-on-deck meeting called by senior management, things looked grim.<p>It was 2008 - the start of the financial crisis - and Sullivan’s boss was announcing cuts …

Leadership

9 Ways to Show Your Employees You Love Them | Inc.com

A loving workplace is a happy, productive workplace, and it all starts at the top. But it isn't enough to simply want to be loving--it requires strategy, planning and deliberate effort.<p>The idea of showing love and affection to your employees can be intimidating. It's a lot easier to play the stern, …

Employment
Employment

4 Ways to Develop the Leaders You'll Need in the Future

One of the most challenging aspects of leadership development is consistently and effectively identifying the next wave of leaders.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most challenging aspects of leadership development is consistently and effectively identifying …

Leadership

4 Ways To Foster Happiness In The Workplace

<i>This second article in the “Ask Dave” series is based on a question posed by Dr. Amy Osmond Cook, CEO of</i> <i>Osmond Marketing</i><i>.</i><p><i>“I recently had an employee quit suddenly. She said that she was happy … until the day she quit. I was surprised and felt bad that I couldn’t tell she had been struggling. How</i> …

Happiness

The 13 best restaurants in London to try in 2017

Back in August, the Waitrose Good Food Guide 2017 published its ranking of the UK's 50 best restaurants.<p>While the top three places to check out in …

Want to Succeed as a Leader at Work? Talent And Skills Alone Won't Do It (but This Will)

This will make you rethink about whom you're hiring or promoting to lead your company.<p>People are hired for strengths in areas where they are talented, experienced, and gifted, so goes conventional wisdom.<p>But do you ever interview someone for character? Seriously, before you hire that VP, developer …

Leadership

How Millionaires Plan Their Day

What are the productivity secrets of self-made millionaires? Do they think about their time differently than the rest of us?<p><b>Portraits Of Ultra Successful People</b><p>I’ve interviewed 200 entrepreneurs including over 100 self-made millionaires. Among the many highly successful entrepreneurs who gave me …

Time Management

8 leadership lessons from the book Facebook's HR chief recommends to all new managers

It's a term based on Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman's 1999 bestselling management guide "First, Break All the Rules." The coauthors were Gallup analysts at the time and drew insights from 25 years of Gallup studies of 80,000 managers across 400 companies.<p>They "broke all the rules" of convention …

Social Media

15 Simple Things Great Leaders Say to Create Highly Engaged Teams

Great leaders inspire their teams. Here are 15 things you can say to inspire yours.<p>Great leadership is about creating great relationships with your teams and inspiring them to go above and beyond. Here are 15 things that great leaders say to create highly engaged and motivated teams.<p>I'd love your …

Work-life Balance
Employment