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Before you influence, show up

May 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Before you influence, show up

Before you influence, show up If you expect to have any kind of influence in your company or in your industry as a whole, the first step is to show up. This means getting involved with your work community and going the extra mile in terms of the effort you give your assignments. The more…

The Servant Leader’s Guide to Persuasion

May 3, 2022 | Comments Off on The Servant Leader’s Guide to Persuasion

The Servant Leader’s Guide to Persuasion When many people think of persuasion, images of sleazy, unscrupulous salespeople often come to mind. While it is true that their methods can be quite persuasive, there are other ways to convert others to your way of thinking or doing things without them feeling as though they are getting…

5 Management Keys for Effective Virtual Leadership

May 2, 2022 | Comments Off on 5 Management Keys for Effective Virtual Leadership

5 Management Keys for Effective Virtual Leadership Managers and leaders have been forced to adapt to the rapid changes unraveling at the workplace. As the world recovers from a pandemic economy, many companies have been left to rely on remote workers and flexible positions that combine in-person days with work-from-home schedules. For managers, the challenge…

The World Would Be Better If More People with Leadership Talent Were Bosses

April 28, 2022 | Comments Off on The World Would Be Better If More People with Leadership Talent Were Bosses

The World Would Be Better If More People with Leadership Talent Were Bosses Not all bosses have an innate talent for leadership, and not everyone who does have that talent realizes it, or is placed in a leadership position. While the title of manager or supervisor may imply that one is a team leader, the reality is…

Leadership Doesn’t Come Naturally To Everybody (But It’s Never Too Late to Learn)

April 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Leadership Doesn’t Come Naturally To Everybody (But It’s Never Too Late to Learn)

Leadership Doesn’t Come Naturally To Everybody (But It’s Never Too Late to Learn) The phrase “natural leader” can be a little intimidating for people who question their ability to direct a team. As a business owner, you’ve probably thought about leadership often, including ways to help your team achieve more and how to mentor employees…

Are You Leading or Managing?

April 26, 2022 | Comments Off on Are You Leading or Managing?

Are You Leading or Managing? Many managers make the mistake of thinking that a managerial position automatically means that they’re a leader. However, there’s a distinction between managing people and leading them. Understanding the difference can make a significant impact on your career growth. Managers Direct, Leaders Inspire Managers typically have a strategy to achieve…

5 Signs You’re a Community Leader

April 25, 2022 | Comments Off on 5 Signs You’re a Community Leader

5 Signs You’re a Community Leader Leadership comes in many forms, from those who inspire dedication and support to those who rule through fear and intimidation. A true leader is someone who can command those under them without having to resort to extreme tactics. Many great leaders share some common traits, so work to improve…

Toxic Workplaces and Bosses Have These in Common

April 14, 2022 | Comments Off on Toxic Workplaces and Bosses Have These in Common

Toxic Workplaces and Bosses Have These in Common The Great Resignation is partly due to many people realizing that the demand for employees has created opportunities for them to try new things. A side effect of the work-from-home shift during the pandemic and an overall change in workplace culture shined a rather bright light on toxic…

How to Answer That First Interview Question: “Tell Me About Yourself”

April 12, 2022 | Comments Off on How to Answer That First Interview Question: “Tell Me About Yourself”

How to Answer That First Interview Question: “Tell Me About Yourself” The common interview question, “Tell me about yourself” feels like it should be easy to answer. You’re the expert on yourself, after all. But all too often, this question, though intended to be a conversation starter, feels ultra stressful and can even paralyze job…

New Workplace Habits Learned by Working From Home

April 7, 2022 | Comments Off on New Workplace Habits Learned by Working From Home

New Workplace Habits Learned by Working From Home As pandemic restrictions lift and people return to the office, which new habits are they bringing with them? While trends like working in your pajamas are probably not making the journey from the home office to the “real office,” other strategies make many workers much more productive.…

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