Probably at our workplaces we have all heard many times that “no one is irreplaceable”, though it is more likely to hear it more often in big corporations where people are still considered as “positions”.
I’ve long been of the opinion, as readers of these blogs may have noted, that carefully developing employee job objectives is one of the most foundational, important and neglected tasks of management.
Dear Liz, I’m a big fan of yours and a student of human behavior, like you! I am interested in your opinion on the question ‘What makes a strong leader?’ At my job, I see managers who are very on top things
Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has
To get ahead in business and life you need to be intentional about how you conduct yourself. That's according to Jim Calandra, CEO of breast imaging technology startup Gamma Medica. Here's his advice how
Yet recent data from Truity Psychometrics suggests there's another important factor that helps determine your leadership potential: your personality. According to Truity's findings, "Thinkers," or those
Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that
There are leadership courses and leadership seminars which can improve your abilities to delegate and manage strategies and teams on a high level, but there's no real substitute for experience. Some professionals
The TV Land sitcom Younger is a great show to watch when you’re in need of some light-hearted distraction. But as I recently discovered, it can also prompt a useful bit of soul-searching. After watching
"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.
Whether or not you're a natural born leader or you've just found yourself in a leadership role. You have to develop your leadership skills, and often. No matter how much of a master Tom Brady is at throwing
If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back by other people, or even bad luck.
Good employees want the opportunity to grow and develop on the job. And here’s the great news, a simple, 15-minute conversation, that focuses on HARD Goals, will encourage your people to take a more active
The paradox – you won’t get promoted to a leadership role if you don’t have leadership experience. But how do you get leadership experience when you’re only cast in a supporting role? Even if you’re in
Taking responsibility for your own life is the fundamental step needed to change. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. One of the most important decisions you can ever make is
"Supervision is a critical function of leadership that is often overlooked," writes certified professional coach Rita Sever in "Supervision Matters: 100 Bite-Sized Ideas to Transform You and Your Business."
Rule #3: don't tie yourself down with too many rules. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. One of the things that frustrates me to no end is when entrepreneurs strive too hard
Everyone wants to know the secret way to be productive. Ambitious individuals in particular spend time looking for every possible competitive advantage, often only to find out that the secrets to productivity
Do you have ambitious goals? You probably do, or else you would be reading some other website. But how, exactly, can you bridge the gap between where you are now and where you want to be? There is a systematic
We all have someone at the top of the pack, an outstanding employee we can entrust with virtually any project or situation. The one we are terrified will leave. The one we wish we could clone. It's not
The only thing to fear about too much sexual abuse talk is silencing victims and hiding predators. The nation is grappling with their ideals. Conversations about rape culture, feminism and misogyny are
But for most of her 2016 presidential run, Hillary Clinton has not managed to secure the women vote. As it turned out — ironically or not — it took a man to do it for her: Donald Trump. Following the of