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How to Be Friends with Someone Who Works for You

Working as a senior executive can be a lonely job. You have to deliver tough messages. You can’t always be transparent about your own challenges. And you must keep key decisions confidential until the timing is right.<p>There’s no way to escape the necessary burdens of authority. And, from time to …

Already 'America's worst,' SF's streets face funding woes

<i>This story originally appeared in Hoodline.</i><p>You didn’t need to read our article in December to know that San Francisco’s streets aren't in the best shape.<p>For the second year in a row, San Francisco and Oakland were jointly named by a DC-based transportation research group as having the worst roads …

35 Habits That Make Employees Extremely Valuable | Inc.com

An employee doesn’t have to be a top salesperson to bring exponential value to a company. Amazing employees stand out from the crowd in many other ways. Simply put, their contribution far outweighs their cost, regardless of their expense.<p>Many employers today are willing to pay top dollar for the …

The Art of Managing a Sales Team | Inc.com

Leading a sales team is hard--it can be difficult to strike the right balance between encouraging top performance and overwhelming sales reps with impossible goals. Your success as a sales manager hinges on your team's ability to perform well, but it can often feel like their performance is out of …

Management

How To Make The Whole Organization Agile

Surveys show that most Agile teams report tension between the way the teams operate and the way the rest of the organization is run. Is it possible to make the whole organization Agile?<p>In Agile, the role of the manager is to enable those doing the work to contribute their full talents and …

Mission-Based Management: The Leadership Of Purpose

A while ago, a consultation brought me to an interesting organization. The management was energetic and welcoming, invested in leadership and the cultivation of organizational culture. As I met with senior managers, I could easily check the boxes of the various characteristics that research tells …

Leadership