Sam Weiss

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Can a Woman Be a Great Leader Without a Dragon?

Do female entrepreneurs need fire-breathing reptiles to advance in business?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Years ago, I read that there are three types of leaders: those who lead by friendship, those who lead by fear and those who lead by respect. The best leaders can …

Human Resources

Why “servant leaders” are so effective

It’s no wonder that Lady Vols coach Pat Summit has worked with so many women who go on to be leaders themselves<p>Leadership is an exponential equation. That means the best leaders have a force-multiplying impact on their entire organization. They cultivate other great leaders who develop difference — …


Want to Build a High-Performing Team? Science Says Focus on These 3 Things |

Many leaders believe a team is only as strong as its weakest link. Thus many organizations spend a lot of time working to attract the best talent, while performance-managing those that aren't operating at the standard they would like.<p>But building a world-class team isn't about just getting the …

Study Skills

6 Unique Things You'll Find Good Leaders Doing Every Day |

Being a good leader can be a lonely place. For those that choose to make the courageous journey, it's walking the higher road of integrity and moral authority. There are no shortcuts. That's where mere mortals realize the enormity of the role, toss in the towel, and face defeat.<p>For those …


To Be a Strong Leader, There Are 6 Things You Must Give Your People (Most Rarely Do) |

The impact of work cultures on the bottom line is a hot business topic. More execs and HR leaders are connecting the dots on how an ecosystem of commonly held values, beliefs, and positive work behaviors drives engagement, innovation, and high performance.<p>Yet culture doesn't just happen. It takes …