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Business partnerships are a lot like getting married. You’re grinning like a fool at the alter one day, but somewhere down the line you start to wonder what you’ve gotten yourself into.

Taking on a leadership role is not an easy task; being successful at it? Even more difficult. Finding the time to tune-in may seem impossible considering your busy schedule.

The traditional definition of span of control is “the number of people who report to one manager in a hierarchy. The more people under the control of one manager – the wider the span of control. Less means a narrower span of control.”

Sales leaders should consider that their top performers have a slightly easier ride than others. The star salesperson may have slightly more attention from the team leader, may get slightly more leads (as the leader sees they have the best chance of converting them into sales), and feels a certain respons

For most managers, having to fire people is a low point of their position. Truth be told, the situation promises to be slightly awkward and uncomfortable for each party involved, even more so for the employee.

When people are presented with a crisis, it typically triggers the part of our brain called the limbic system. This primitive part of our brain is responsible for emotions, motivation, predatory and defensive behaviors, memory and other functions.

This article relates how knowledge of a leader’s DISC Index tendencies can assist in understanding how to develop eight effective employee motivation tips.

Awe-inspiring management creates opportunities for employees to experience a sense of reverence and wonder at work can help your team's performance

Branding is not an easy task. Sure, a right marketing strategy coupled with tweaks around social presence might do the trick, but your employees are a part of what makes your brand whole.

Continuous quality improvement (CQI) is used in organizations as a strategy to bring about continuous organizational change. It is a systematic approach for continually improving all processes that deliver products and services. These can be incremental improvement to processes over time or dramatic for more immediate changes. All processes are continually reviewed in terms of their efficiency, effectiveness, and flexibility.