One of the things that managers struggle with the most is leadership. But, how can this be? A manager is a leader. Not quite, a manager must become a leader. Management and leadership are not the same things. Develop better leadership skills with these 6 strategies.
What do Diane Lockhart, Jessica Pearson, Nikita, and Gina Rodriguez have in common with Oprah, Hillary Clinton, Michelle Ruiz, and Indra Nooyi? They’re all strong, successful, smart, sophisticated, savvy savants—aka Alpha females. Here are 50 quotes to motivate all boss chicks!
If you’re the boss of your company, or you’re in a senior management position where you work, you’re going to need to get your leadership skills down to an art. Your leadership development and management skills are vital to the success of your team.
If you're a manager, you know that one of the hardest parts of your job is managing the multiple personalities you have to deal with daily. But, managing each person doesn't have to be that hard. I'll walk you through the different DiSC profiles.
Does the idea of working less and doing more sound appealing? Then what’s stopping you from making a change? Here’s four ways you can begin to work smarter.
For the many employees out there who want more control over their finances and cannot get a raise, creating an additional source of income might be the best solution. Here are 10 businesses that you can start right now with skills you already have and little investment!
With the baby boom generation still firmly in the traditional captains of industry seats, Generation X, Y, and Z are discovering career paths that break tradition. Figure out how you can get and stay ready no matter what path you choose!
Career Tools is a weekly podcast focused on specific actions you can take to grow and enhance your career, whether you are a manager or not. Career Tools won the Podcast Awards Best Business podcast in 2010 and was nominated every other year it has been eligible. Whether you are interested in jump-starting a stalled career, or sharpening your edge, Career Tools is the podcast for you.
African-Americans are entering the business world in unprecedented numbers, and Earl G. Graves serves as their role model and mentor. Graves, one of the most influential and well-known executives in the world, in this timely and important book shows how he, the son of a West Indian garment worker, became a multimillionaire entrepreneur, director of several of America's Fortune 500 corporations and a philanthropist.
Carla Harris, one of the most successful and respected women in business, shares advice, tips, and strategies for surviving in any workplace environment. While climbing the corporate ladder, Harris had her own missteps and celebrated numerous victories. She vowed that when she reached senior management, and people came to her for advice, she would provide them with the tools and strategies honed by her experience.
The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace applies the love language concept to the workplace. This book helps supervisors and managers effectively communicate appreciation and encouragement to their employees, resulting in higher levels of job satisfaction, healthier relationships between managers and employees, and decreased cases of burnout.
We are having a watershed moment, the issue, sexual harassment. It is not a new issue, but the fallout because of it is unprecedented. Yet, the stories we've heard thus far have been about the famous. Those who have the means to make their stories heard. I received a question from a young lady experiencing sexual harassment at her job. Find out how she should appropriately handle the situation.
The New York Times bestseller, which for 10 years has been a must-have for women in business, is now completely revised and updated. In this new edition, internationally recognized executive coach Lois P. Frankel reveals a distinctive set of behaviors-over 130 in all-that women learn in girlhood that ultimately sabotage them as adults. She teaches you how to eliminate these unconscious mistakes that could be holding you back and offers invaluable coaching tips that can easily be incorporated into your social and business skills.
...even the best leaders face challenges. The best leaders are not immune to problems, missteps, or failure. However, the best leaders have learned how to recover quickly, refocus immediately, and assure their followers. Learn the three ways you can conquer work problems easily!
Most of us cringe when we hear the word “negotiation.” That might be because we have a misconception about what a true negotiation is or it might be because we’ve made mistakes in past negotiations that have cost us what we really wanted. So, before you go into your next negotiation...Read This!