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The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership

<b>By Jack and Suzy Welch</b><p>Being a leader is perhaps the hardest challenge any of us will ever face. No matter how long we work at it, practicing the …

Six Psychological Secrets to Public Speaking

This is a guest post by Bryan Kelly. He lives in Chicago and interviews experts like Michael Hyatt, Chris Brogan, and Jeff Goins about presentation …

Public Speaking

Are You Making This Mistake at the End of Your Meetings?

Five frogs are sitting on a log. Four decide to jump off. How many are left? <b>Five, because deciding is different than doing</b><i>.</i>”<p>Decisions are worthless … …

The Difference Between Passive, Aggressive, and Assertive Communication

Communication breakdowns are a common cause for conflict, and poor communication strategies can lead to rapid escalation. Likewise, effective …

Self-help

How To Tell A High Potential Employee That They're Underperforming

For them, FOT and I offer a sample from Jeffrey Quinn, a guy who appears to know how to deliver 90 mph fastball direct feedback. Specifically, he shows you how to hit the high potential average performer.<p>Here's the context: Quinn ran a company here in St. Louis called Solutia. They were a train …

Leaders, Avoid 8 Common Causes of People Skills Mistakes #Leadership

The value of great people skills in business is well established. <b>People skills are the language of connection for employee engagement, customer</b> …

5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Manager

As the world of work continues to change so do the qualities and characteristics of the managers who are going to be leading our companies. Work is not the same as it used to be and we are seeing dramatic changes in both behavior and technology not just in our personal lives but in our professional …

10 Job Interview Tips From A CEO Headhunter

Whether you’re being interviewed to be an intern or a CEO, you’re going to run into a few notoriously tricky questions–here’s a road map of what you’ll be asked, and how to craft impressive answers to even the toughest questions.<p>No two situations are ever exactly the same, but as a general guide, …

Employment

8 Traps Successful Leaders Must Avoid

When an organization is performing well, investments in talent and innovation should be at full-throttle. As recent history has shown, companies tend to get complacent when they are on top, instead of sustaining their momentum through strategic focus. Great leaders know how to keep momentum alive …

From Reactive to Proactive Management: Getting out of "Firefighting" Mode

© iStockphoto<br>davelogan<p>Imagine that you're managing two important projects. Project A should be nearly complete, but it's nowhere near done. So, you …

Guest Post: Leading Others to Change

<i>I have been reading Luke Roland’s blog for a while and his writing is really powerful and honest. He doesn’t just write about what we need to do to</i> …