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Equipping Young Leaders for Success

Equipping Young Leaders for Success

A successful company is only as successful as the people who work for it, so it's important that they have a team of young leaders who are passionate about the company and its goals to keep things running smoothly in the future. Over the next decade, the number of...

Leadership Habits to Avoid

Leadership Habits to Avoid

A good boss can be both a mentor and an example. Leaders hold a powerful position in a company, and their actions speak louder than their words. If they are not modeling positive behavior for their team members, that could cause serious damage to the company's culture...

How Leaders Can Help Their Employees Thrive – Part 2

How Leaders Can Help Their Employees Thrive – Part 2

In a previous blog post, I began a discussion about how leaders can help their employees thrive in the workplace. In 2022, employees are much more aware of how they can be treated better at their jobs, and most if not all have higher job satisfaction expectations than...

How Leaders Can Help Their Employees Thrive – Part 1

How Leaders Can Help Their Employees Thrive – Part 1

The pandemic has many managers focused on improving their performance indicators instead of people. This has created a host of new challenges that they have to deal with. Aside from these, the skills shortages also mean that retaining talent is a priority. Despite the...

The Best Leadership Podcasts of 2022

The Best Leadership Podcasts of 2022

When you're in a leadership role, you may often look to other successful leaders to help form a better idea of how you should lead. While there are many great books to read about leadership, it can be hard to read a lot in our busy modern society. That's where...

Great Leader Books Worth Reading in 2022

Great Leader Books Worth Reading in 2022

Leadership is something that is constantly evolving, especially in 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken most organizations to their core, and people have begun to expect more from the people in charge in a way that hasn't happened before. Since leadership is always...

Supporting Women in Leadership Roles

Supporting Women in Leadership Roles

Many higher-ups in the business world have a passion for helping women leaders grow in their positions. Its widely understood that women are great when it comes to problem-solving and that they collaborate well. Having more gender diversity, especially in leadership...

Tips for Taking Criticism as a Leader

Tips for Taking Criticism as a Leader

As a leader, you can’t just shift the blame to someone else when it comes to criticism or failure. Instead, you must use it constructively to move the organization and yourself forward. It’s important to have the confidence and self-awareness to handle criticism with...

The Pros and Cons of Transactional Leadership – Part Two

The Pros and Cons of Transactional Leadership – Part Two

In a previous article, I began discussing transactional leadership and how it can be a great form of leadership, but also incredibly flawed. While it’s not a leadership style you need to totally avoid, it’s important to recognize the shortcomings. In this article,...

The Pros and Cons of Transactional Leadership – Part One

The Pros and Cons of Transactional Leadership – Part One

Back in the day, people didn't necessarily see the difference between being a manager and a leader. Today, this is much less the case. The people in charge are beginning to understand that being in a position of power shouldn't be all about making sure employees do...