Desperately Seeking Leaders . . . for Today and Tomorrow
Real leadership requires two things: a vision of what’s possible, and a talent for motivating others to make that vision a reality.
How to Get the Most out of Your Employees
Management and leadership are two different animals. Leaders are imaginative, passionate risk takers. They are visionaries who can inspire people and stir emotions. Their main focus is on ideas. Managers, on the other hand, need to be rational, organized problem solvers who can execute strategies, make decisions, co-ordinate and balance opposing viewpoints, reach compromises, and mediate conflicts. Their focus is on goals and outcomes.
10 Ways to Deal with Difficult Employees
For most leaders and managers, dealing with a difficult employee is something that is, frankly, difficult. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. The reason why so many managers struggle in this area of business is because they simply don’t take measures to mitigate or analyze a situation, then apply an effective solution.
It's Not Just About Diversity; It's About Respect
We hear a lot about how diversity instills the best in what business is capable of doing, and this makes sense. With a widely ranging background of people existing in your company, stemming from associates who have varied experiences and skill sets derived from a multitudes of origins, it goes without saying that diversity increases the strength of any organization.
What Businesses Can Learn from Apple’s Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs has been hailed as a creative crusader, a technology pioneer and an entrepreneurial wizard. He’s known for insanely great products that are both functional and elegant and are at the forefront of commercial innovation.
Blueprint for Leadership: How to Become a Better Leader
If you were to build a house, you would begin with a blueprint. This blueprint proves useful because it contains more than directions on how to build a house. It also describes the finished house.
Letting Go: Secrets to Successful Delegation - One of the hallmarks of good management is being able to successfully delegate tasks
How Leaders Build Effective Teams through Quality Management and Teamwork
Leadership is a big word. It means more than what it appears to be and is written about in millions of books around the world. Leading a person or a group of people is an infinite responsibility.
LEADERSHIP: What Makes a Good Leader
It goes without saying that good leadership is crucial to any successful business. But, what makes a good leader and how can someone develop himself or herself into a good leader if they are not one to begin with?
Facing The Challenges Of Leadership
The problem with being a leader is that it can be often a burden. This is because it's a hard thing to be responsible for other people. Most people try to avoid responsibility as much as they can. However, sometimes, you're drafted into being the head honcho of a team.
The Future of Leadership
As in all things, the future promises several new ways and new understanding in the practice of leadership and leadership development. These are critical role-changing paradigms which will play an important part in leadership development.
Becoming a Great Leader in Business
Today, leaders are operating in the toughest business environment, where margins are tight and decisions need to be made quickly. Great leaders demonstrate their business ethics and culture in their everyday work.
How to Improve Your Leadership Skills
Leadership development is the current in-thing within business circles. This is understandable because great leadership has often been the cause of great business success, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs being two illustrative examples of what good leadership can do for companies.
Business Ethics in the Workplace
Workplace Ethics is a subject that we have all heard of. In fact, the subject of Ethics in general is something that most people are familiar with. And, what is commonly understood about ethics is there are ethics and then there are workplace ethics.