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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...

The Best TED Talks on Leadership

The Best TED Talks on Leadership

Being a leader can be difficult. Leaders have to handle tough situations constantly, and sometimes it will seem like they just can't win. If you ever get to the point where you need inspiration as a leader, a great way to find it is by watching TED Talks on...

How Leaders Can Answer Difficult Questions with Authenticity

How Leaders Can Answer Difficult Questions with Authenticity

A big responsibility any leader has is to be able to face a room full of people and answer difficult questions. It is not an easy task by any means, but one that must be done in the right way. The manner in which a leader responds to tough questions will go a long way...

Giving Effective Feedback to Employees

Giving Effective Feedback to Employees

Feedback is a powerful tool that can motivate your employees to do their best during the workday. When done correctly, it can grow and develop your employees, improve trust and communication levels, and strengthen the bonds between your employees and their managers....

Tips on Becoming a Better Manager

Tips on Becoming a Better Manager

As a manager, it’s your job to look after your employees to the best of your ability. While some are natural at this, others need to actively work toward being better for both themselves and those under their supervision. Working toward better management skills often...

Making the Most of Your Job Advertisements

Making the Most of Your Job Advertisements

Hiring employees these days for any organization has not been an easy task because of the competition in the market.   Because of the high competition, people tend to spend less time at organizations and invest a lot more time searching for a perfect job that...