As business owners and leaders, we have a choice to make at the end of the day. We can treat employees like liabilities, waiting for them to make a mistake so that we can pounce. Or, we can turn them into assets, by treating them with a firm but fair hand, empowering them to do their job, and then holding them accountable for their actions, either good or bad
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While many people think you have to sit around, waiting for inspiration to strike, recent research indicates that inspiration can be captured, manipulated, and even activated.
In companies small or large, a manager has 7 very different roles from the perspective of his or her team. This is not to say that a manager has to do the job of seven people.
Michael Scott on NBC’s “The Office” may just be the world’s worst boss. Take a look at the following 10 leadership traits you surely do not want to have.
As a knowledge worker we think and decide and have the ability to impact business performance – as long as we give ourselves the ability to use our talents.
Even when the vital signs look great, three common problems can kill your business just as you’re thinking about scaling it up.
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
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.
A thriving business is within reach if you understand that hiring in 2013 improves business growth and performance.
Some time ago one of my leadership coaching clients asked me how managing change effectively would improve her business because she wanted improved profits.