leadership

Want to Be a Great Leader? Do These Seven Things.

Want to Be a Great Leader? Do These Seven Things.

Effective leadership is so important. Research has shown it’s associated with high morale, peak performance, and successful outcomes. Effective leaders guide, motivate, support, and empower the people that they manage. It’s not an easy task, but it’s an essential one. Leadership is a skill that can be learned and developed. But if you’re new to(…)

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How to Increase Employee Engagement

How to Increase Employee Engagement

It’s great to have engaged employees. Engaged employees are happy, enthusiastic about their work, and highly productive. But how can you help your employees to feel more engaged at work? Well according to Emma Seppälä, Associate Director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, managers need to provide their employees with(…)

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Be Humble

Be Humble

At some point in your life, I’m sure that someone told you that it’s important to promote yourself. You need to tell people about all the great things you’ve accomplished! You need to emphasize the positives and hide the negatives! That’s the way to be successful, right? Well, not necessarily. In recent years, aggressive self-promotion(…)

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What Type of Leader Are You – And What Type Is Best?

What Type of Leader Are You – And What Type Is Best?

Are you in a leadership position at work? If so, you have a very important job! Leaders are critical to the success of businesses, organizations, and societies. They guide and support the people around them, helping them to deal with difficult challenges and find effective solutions. There is generally believed to be three styles of(…)

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Leading from Behind

Leading from Behind

Today is Nelson Mandela Day, the day that honors the great South African leader on the anniversary of his birthday. Mandela Day was officially declared by the United Nations in 2009 and it was celebrated globally for the first time on July 18th, 2010. It isn’t intended as a holiday, but as a day when people(…)

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