What makes someone a leader anyway? Such a simple question, and yet it continues to vex some of the best thinkers in business. We've written several books on leadership, and yet it's a rare thing to actually
The more leaders micromanage, the more their teams push for independence. Here’s how to break the cycle. Many leaders would say they already delegate a lot, yet plenty of employees would say their bosses
Whether it's a failure of planning, a bad judgment call, or an accident of fate, trouble eventually comes to every leader. And that's when leadership really matters. Here are the principles that can guide
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Smart leaders hire people who are way smarter than themselves. But how do they maintain the respect of their employees? Most leaders rose through the ranks because they were experts in a particular field.
A couple of days ago, I posted some unexpected scientific research about teams. By coincidence, I also received an infographic about teamwork from the UK-based insurance firm Unum. Here it is (with my
Recently, we found ourselves in motivational seminars at our respective places of employment. Both events preached the gospel of happiness. In one, a speaker explained that happiness could make you healthier,
The best managers hire smart people to work for them. But what if your direct reports are smarter than you? How do you manage people who have more experience or more knowledge? How do you coach them if