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Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

Yes, You Can Make Office Politics Less Toxic

I once served on the board of a nonprofit with a group of men and women I deeply admired. Board meetings were an uninterrupted joy. Even lengthy conference calls were opportunities for spontaneous sharing, personal connection, and productive problem-solving. It was Camelot. Until it wasn’t.<p>As the …

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

The Power of a Purposeful Question | Inc.com

Explaining expectations is the first coaching habit of excellent leaders, but explaining is only a one-way process. To continue building reliable performance, ask questions to initiate two-way communication and engage your team. Coaching is more about asking questions than it is about knowing the …

Leadership

How to stop being the boss all your employees hate

Being an abusive boss can boost your well-being, according to a new study published in the Academy of Management Journal — but all that demeaning and …

Managing Leadership Challenges In Turbulent Times

Every day is not Sunday, and in the corporate world, even Sundays could feel like another working day, especially in the face of a crisis. Any issue …

Management

7 Effective Ways to Lead Teams

Managers of teams require communications skills, organizational capabilities, and a knack for judging how people might work together. Research from …

The Good Leader

Here is a TED Talk by Simon Sinek, the third most-watched, on what makes a great leader a great leader. The bottom line is "why" comes first because …