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5 Leadership Mistakes Even the Best Bosses Make | Inc.com

If you think your boss is some freak of nature and you're the luckiest person alive, I'll break it to you gently: He or she is human and will make mistakes.<p>The great ones rise up from their errors by A) acknowledging they made a mistake and correcting a behavior (think humility), or B) …

Employment

Successful Leaders Cultivate Accountable Employees | Inc.com

<i>By Craig Hickman (@HickmanCraig), Futurist and Senior Vice President of New Product Development</i><p>Employee engagement is fostered, not forced, and it derives from a sense of ownership over one's work. Organizations that encourage employees to take ownership in everything they do are able to hold onto …

Employee Engagement

Why Do Leaders Fail at Their Jobs, Exactly? Here's the Entire Reason, Summed Up in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

Recently, I summed up in one sentence exactly why people quit their jobs. Well, actually, Gallup CEO Jim Clifton did, stating that the <i>real</i> reason is due to bad managers. That's based on decades of data and interviews with 25 million employees, Gallup found.<p>Naturally, the next question should be <i>why?</i> …

Leadership

6 Fatal Management Mistakes That Will Make Your Best Employees Want To Quit | Inc.com

Why do good people quit?<p>There are a lot of answers, but most speak to the huge impact that your supervisor has on how engaged you are at work (or how engaged you are in looking for another job).<p>In my line of work, I often work with teams that aren't doing well. There are a lot of reasons why teams …

Employment

5 Ways to Delegate Like a Pro Every Time | Inc.com

When you're a leader, learning how to properly delegate work to others is an essential skill--and one that you should routinely make use of. Not only does it take responsibility for routine tasks off of your own shoulders, it provides your people with opportunities to learn and to gain vital skills …

Time Management

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Ask Them 5 Simple Questions | Inc.com

Want to do something that will launch you into the new era of HR? Get rid of your exit interviews and replace them with "stay interviews."<p>If you're new to this concept, unlike the exit interview, managers are using stay interviews to get fresh insight into improving the work environment or their …

Employment

The One Thing I Say That Gets Employees to Speak Up | Inc.com

One of the things I learned about myself after I started JazzHR in 2009 was that to some people I can be quite intimidating. Every leader underestimates how intimidating they are -- every single one -- but in my case I was incredibly blind. I came from the design industry where blunt talk was …

Leadership

How Do You Know Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Look for Any of These 7 Signs | Inc.com

If you're new to the employee engagement conversation, I'll cut to the chase and break it to you like this: Since 2000, Gallup research has shown that roughly 70 percent of the U.S. work force is "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" at work.<p>If your company is part of this dismal predicament and …

Employee Engagement

7 Complaints Employees Will Keep Saying to a Bad Leader | Inc.com

Leadership is an ongoing evolution in thought and process, not a mere title or role.<p>To be a great leader, you have to constantly adjust your ears and stay attuned to your employees, listening carefully to what they say. Thankfully, they always tell you what they think one way or another. If you …

Leadership