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The 4 Personality Traits Of Engaging Leaders

How well you keep your team engaged is partly a matter of your own personality.<p>Most people think of leadership as a vocation, but it’s really a psychological process–namely, the process of influencing others to put aside their self-serving agendas and cooperate for the common good of a group. …

Employee Engagement

The Leaders Who Inspired Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Visionaries | Inc.com

Having a mentor is an invaluable asset for personal and professional development. The symbiotic relationship between mentors and their proteges reinforces continued business success, as knowledge is passed from one leader to the next.<p>But mentors don't always come in the form of a person you have a …

Mark Zuckerberg

The 4 Leadership Traits That Translate To Business Success

New evidence that the character of a company’s leaders has an effect on a business’s financial success.<p>When leaders of large corporations step down amid controversy, their character is often called into question. Recently, Volkswagon CEO Martin Winterkorn stepped down from his post when news broke …

Leadership

The Most Important Skill Of Every Great Leader | Inc.com

Great decision-making is one of the hallmarks of great leadership. But how do you develop great decision-making skills? Are some people just born with the ability to make good decisions by using innately logical minds and good intuition?<p>Goooooooal!<p>So, here's a great piece of trivia that puts the …

Management

Integrity: The Cornerstone of Great Leadership

<i>By John Manning, President of Management Action Programs, Inc.</i>Turn on your TV. Tap your news app. Scan the paper’s stories of the day. It seems that …

Leadership

7 Ways to Start Building Your Leadership Skills Today (Even If You Don't Have a Management Position) | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Regardless of where you are on the career ladder right now, there will be a point when you’ll be handed a leadership role and your team will expect you to hit the ground running. Maybe …

Team Building

Leadership Lessons from a Room of Recovering Addicts | Inc.com

<i>Stevie Toepke is Lead Consultant with The Frontier Academy, developing and delivering learning content for professionals who are seeking to increase employee engagement and evolve the culture in their companies.</i><p>My favorite email subject line this month was a simple one:<p>"I'm a Jerk."<p>Inside that …

Leadership

3 surprising traits of highly effective leaders

It's not easy. After all, technical competence doesn't always translate to effective managerial skills, and superstar employees won't necessarily be superstar bosses.<p>In a recent article for The Harvard Business Review, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D., a professor of business psychology, suggests …

Leadership