Tag Archives: Leadership

Why every leader has to allow teams to fail (Inc)

By Robert Glazer We all need room to make mistakes. The goal should be to learn from them and move forward, without repeating them. A company whose employees are constantly afraid of failing will only create subpar performance and significant problems in the future.  For an example of what happens when employees aren’t free to fail, […]
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President Obama’s advice for leaders in a crisis (Inc)

By Jessica Stillman Figuring out how the coronavirus spreads and how your business should respond is incredibly complex. But when it comes to  responding to the current crisis, President Obama’s basic advice for leaders is simple: tell the truth.   The former president spoke to leaders from 300 municipalities on Thursday at  a virtual gathering organized […]
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3 Signs that your workplace culture will bring better business results (Inc)

By Marchel Schwantes For years, executives and HR chiefs have known that a healthy workplace means more satisfied employees, which also means higher productivity. But just how do you define a “healthy” workplace? According to a study by the World Health Organization (WHO), a healthy workplace is one in which workers and managers collaborate to continually protect and promote the health, […]
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Six leadership skills fundametals from Michael Jordan (Inc)

By Bernard Coleman Here are six lessons from Jordan that are emblematic of what leaders need to do to win: Adjust to adversity Jordan as a competitor was known for his tireless work ethic and willingness to make adjustments to triumph over opponents. As a leader, you have to make adjustments and learn how to overcome a setback. It’s important to understand […]
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Why companies need creative leaders in the future of work (Forbes)

By Jason Wingard In 2019, LinkeldIn named it “the most important skill in the world.” The World Economic Forum (WEF) placed it third on a list of the “10 skills you need to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” Surprisingly, it is not data science or artificial intelligence, but something much softer: creativity. In her book,   The Creativity Leap, Natalie Nixon […]
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17 Phrases great leaders never say to employees (Inc)

Writer Maya Angelou was only half right when she said that people won’t remember what you said, but they’ll always remember how you made them feel. True, unless you’re talking about toxic things that careless leaders say. People will remember the exact words, and exactly how they made them feel –and it’s not good. With three decades leading […]
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8 Tips to lead the next generation (WEForum)

by Waida Ait Hamza With the Fourth Industrial Revolution changing the way we work and live and a new generation entering the workforce, we must redefine what it means to be a leader. The new generation who is joining the job market for the first time is very different from the baby boomers or even […]
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If you practice this 1 rare habit now, you’re a much better leader than you think (Inc)

The mentally strongest Employee engagement is a top contributing factor to high-performance work cultures and productive employees. And yet people often confuse “engagement” with “satisfaction.” The key difference between the two, it turns out, has little to do with free beer, pet-friendly policies, or on-site acupuncture leading to satisfaction. It has everything to do with the work itself. That […]
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8 Easy-to-miss signs your workplace is toxic (Inc)

Anyone can spot the obvious signs of a toxic workplace –appreciation is absent, accountability is elusive at best, a raving lunatic of a boss, everyone’s on LinkedIn during work. But what if the signs of toxicity are more subtle? Might you be leading, working in, or about to enter an environment that is quietly rotting […]
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Three ideas for leaders to be more successful in the 21st century (World Economic Forum)

A confusing, overwhelming, fragmented, unstructured deluge. This is how business leaders often described their context. Yet, as the top executives of their organisations, they understand the importance of remaining informed and vigilant about their fast-shifting landscape. Building on insights from researchers at London Business School, I find that, in the current interconnected and fast-changing world, […]
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