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5 Common Leaderships Traps and How to Avoid Them
We all make mistakes. In this article, discover the 5 most common mistakes leaders make and how to avoid th...
5 MARVEL-ous Leadership Tips from the Avengers
In anticipation of Avengers: Endgame, we’ve assembled this list of the five biggest leadership lessons from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Stressed Out Employees Are a Big Problem—Here's What You Can Do About It
42% of workers said workplace stress was bad enough to make them leave their jobs. Workplace stress is taking a big toll on your employee engagement and retention. Find out what you can do about it.
4 Ways to Show Employee Appreciation
Employee turnover costs an average of $15,000 per worker and a lack of appreciation is the main driver of employee turnover. Showing appreciation encourages employees to stick around.
The New Manager Cheat Sheet: What To Do When You're the New Kid on the Block
Believe it or not, this tiny guide contains 24 practical and actionable tips to help any new manager lead like a pro. It can also be a great refresher for experienced leaders, too.
Navigating the 7 Cs of Good Leadership
Navigating the rough waters of management for the first time can feel like crossing an ocean without a compass. Master these 7 Cs of good leadership and see the difference it can make for your crew.
New Manager 101: It's All About Coaching
Discover how to leverage one-on-one coaching conversations to empower your team and propel them to better performance in this article from a Systems Engineering Manager for a Fortune 100 tech company.
The First 3 Things to Do After Being Promoted
“Leadership is about creating the environment that motivates people to reveal their magnificence every day.” How can you approach a new role with this attitude? Here are 3 things you can do on Day 1.
3 Strategies For Managing Your Toughest Conversations
Avoid the trauma and the drama of tough conversations with these three “P’s” to make any conversation just a bit more comfortable. NY Times Bestselling Author Alan Fine shows you how.
Listen Up: How to Be a Better Manager Through Active Listening
The #1 thing employees want from their managers is to feel heard. Most managers think they listen to their employees, but employees don’t feel heard. Read for 8 tips to make you a better listener.
Fostering Meaningful Dialogue
Meaningful dialogue is essential for successful change. Dialogue creates and facilitates new work, new ideas, and the adherence and follow-up needed to execute on initiatives.
7 Reasons Your Managers Are Terrible Coaches
1 in 2 U.S. employees leave their jobs to get a way from a bad manager. What exactly are managers doing (or not doing) that's so awful? Read this infographic to find out.
Would Your Employees Unfriend You?
One of the most important relationships is between an employee and their manager; bad manager relationships account to 75% of voluntary turnover. Take this quiz to see how your relationships stack up.
5 Common Leaderships Traps and How to Avoid Them
We all make mistakes. In this article, discover the 5 most common mistakes leaders make and how to avoid them. It’s applicable for new managers, experienced managers, and even executives.
Are You a Manager or a Coach?
Managerial skills are important, but they’re no longer enough. This article provides 3 critical distinctions between managers and coaches.
Are Your Managers Coaches-in-Training or Coaching Pros?
80% of HR Managers agree coaching is a key leadership practice, but only 1/5 of them think their leaders do it well. Take this quiz to see how your managers stack up.
Men, Women and Impostor Syndrome: Why Your Rockstar Feels Like a Fraud
Discover the secret to eradicating self-doubt and boosting your team’s confidence. View this infographic for a series of critical coaching tips that will ensure your good employees become even better.
Watch Your Mouth: Making Conversations Count
Conversations are the core of performance and every conversation we have has an impact. Our only choice is what kind of impact we have. This article will help you make the best of any conversation.
7 Essential Behaviors for Better Coaching Conversations
Good coaching drives great results. This article explains the 7 behaviors of all great coaches and how to develop them. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll be on your way to drawing out better performance
"Yes, and..." What Coaching and Improv Comedy Have in Common
Improv comedy, chaotic though it may seem, has one basic rule. Surprisingly, that rule can also have huge implications for leadership.
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