No organization wants to burn out its employees. And yet, according to new research, companies’ efforts to prevent prolonged stress among their staffs are falling short. When Deloitte recently surveyed 1,000 full-time … Continue Reading How Managers Can Prevent Their Teams from Burning Out
Perhaps you’re in a leadership role but don’t feel like you’ve earned the respect from your team. Maybe you feel like they don’t even like you. As a career … Continue Reading 4 Ways To Go From Manager To Leader
This article is included in Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders. Do you consider yourself a follower? Have … Continue Reading 4 Ways a Follower Can Become a Leader
Although organizations spend more than $24 billion annually on leadership development, many leaders who have attended leadership programs struggle to implement what they’ve learned. It’s not because the programs are bad … Continue Reading Good Leaders Are Good Learners
There’s really never been a better time to be an entrepreneur. Markets are bigger than ever, ways to reach consumers keep growing, niches are constantly expanding, and unique branding is cheap … Continue Reading Archived Footage of Steve Jobs Reveals the Secret to Leadership With This 1 Memorable Sentence
Napoleon Hill started his career teaching courses on selling and advertising, basing his classes on the premise that a positive attitude, relentless personal development, and consistent hard work were the … Continue Reading 43 Best Napoleon Hill Quotes to Inspire Success in Life and Business
When you’re the person in charge, there’s often very little room for error. What you say or do directly impacts the business. From your team to your reputation, there’s a certain … Continue Reading 3 Mistakes Every Leader Makes (and 3 Ways To Quickly Recover)
What happens in an office when you use the right words? The smartest leaders have that figured out. You create a vibe that spreads from one employee to another, and they might … Continue Reading 8 Words the Smartest Leaders Say to Spread Good Vibes and Happy Thoughts
When you ask workers what matters most to them, feeling respected by superiors often tops the list. In a recent survey by Georgetown University’s Christine Porath of nearly … Continue Reading Do Your Employees Feel Respected?
When you’re a leader — no matter how long you’ve been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there — you are merely overhead unless … Continue Reading How Humble Leadership Really Works
High EQ leaders don’t lose their cool. They don’t swallow emotions. Learn about the behaviors to avoid as you build emotional intelligence You’ve read the books, you’ve taken the tests, and … Continue Reading 10 things leaders with emotional intelligence never do
Asking staff about the qualities of a good leader is a surefire way to get them talking. Most would agree that having vision, people skills and integrity are important. … Continue Reading Can being too intelligent make you a less effective leader?
Entrepreneurs and small-business owners rarely clock in and out during regular business hours. They work weekends, take late shifts and do whatever it takes to get (and keep) their … Continue Reading How the Strongest Business Leaders Do Twice as Much in Half the Time
Whitney Johnson If you watched the Super Bowl a few months ago, you probably saw the coaches talking to each other over headsets during the game. What you didn’t know is … Continue Reading Why Talented People Don’t Use Their Strengths
Melissa Daimler “We have a great culture.” We have all heard it. We have all said it. But what does that mean? Ping-Pong tables, free meals, and beer on … Continue Reading Why Great Employees Leave “Great Cultures”
By Tony Schwartz The problems we’re facing often seem as complex as they do intractable. And as Albert Einstein is often quoted as saying, “We cannot solve our problems … Continue Reading What It Takes to Think Deeply About Complex Problems