Category Archives: Leadership

9 Things You Should Never Ask Employees to Do

Kill the post-work social events — among other things — that might be rubbing your staff the wrong way. By: Jeff Haden You’re the boss. You have the power. Awesome. Just don’t use your power to do things like this: … Continue reading

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9 Things Great Leaders Do Differently

Good leaders do things well. Great leaders teach and inspire others to do things well. By: Patrick Thean Good leaders do things well. Great leaders teach and inspire others to do things well. If you teach a man to fish, … Continue reading

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9 Things Bosses Do That Make Good Employees Quit

By: Travis Bradberry It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about — few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the … Continue reading

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9 Super Effective Ways to Motivate Your Team

Don’t make the kind of mistakes that drain the energy from the members of your team. Instead, fire them up! By: Peter Economy Teams are the way that most companies get important work done. When you combine the energy, knowledge, … Continue reading

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9 Speaking Habits That Will Make You Sound Smarter

By: Geoffrey James There are four kinds of speakers in the business world: The incoherent, who meander, use tons of jargon, and talk of things interesting mostly to themselves. The coherent, who can verbally communicate facts and opinions but seldom say anything memorable. The articulate, … Continue reading

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9 Phrases Smart People Never Use In Conversation

By: Traivs Bradberry We’ve all said things that people interpreted much differently than we thought they would. These seemingly benign comments lead to the awful feeling that only comes when you’ve planted your foot firmly into your mouth. Verbal slip-ups … Continue reading

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8 Smart Things Super-Productive People Do Each Morning

The super producers know how to start their day and finish tasks, even before lunch. This sets the tone they need to stay productive all day. By: John Brandon Good productivity is a sign of smart thinking. The people who … Continue reading

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