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This Is the Most Simple and Productive Way to Lead Your Employees in 2017

Simple. Effective. Powerful. And your employees will thank you.<p>Some critics and naysayers take a hard line on human-centered workplaces that focus on people. It's a counter-cultural trend, so you'll hear incorrect interpretations that it's too soft.<p>You'll also hear misconceptions that leaders at …

workimprovement

5 Keys to Becoming a Super Effective Leader

There's a right way and a wrong way to lead. Why not try the right way?<p>No matter how successful a businessperson you might be, leading others is a very real challenge for many. And while we know that anyone can lead, not everyone can lead effectively.<p>What are the keys to being a remarkably …

Leadership

10 Signs Your Boss Is a Great Manager (and You Shouldn't Leave Your Job)

For starters, how is your boss's listening skills?<p>Years ago, I was a member of a politically-charged executive team with each person pulling in different directions with opposing agendas. We were a mess.<p>While that horrendous experience was short-lived, it gave me a front-row seat to witnessing …

Leadership

Spotlight stealers, bullies, gossipmongers and saboteurs: the toxic workers who are costing their employers millions.

They come into your business, and some staffers immediately start looking to leave because of them. They can destroy morale and eventually your …

The Workplace

Five Reasons Fear-Based Management Is The Only Kind We Know

Even smart and empathetic people can react strongly the first time they hear about trust-based leadership. Everybody likes the sound of the word ‘trust,’ but putting trust-based leadership into action takes patience and humility, and these are not typically virtues we honor in the business …

This Body Language Makes You Look Like a Leader

It’s important to balance the appearance of power and warmth.<p>Via The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead:<p><b>When</b> …

Body Language

17 Simple Ways to Manage Your Time Ruthlessly

17 brilliant productivity tips to immediately create more time.<p>More than 75 percent of executives and entrepreneurs have a schedule that simply exhausts them. If I ask to look at a leader's calendar, it often looks like a box of spilled jigsaw puzzle pieces. Many leaders don't have the ultimate …

Time Management