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Few people relish having a sensitive conversation at work, but they have to happen. No matter the specific subject matter, it’s essential that required information is conveyed clearly and tactfully.

5 tips to becoming a great leader

February 10, 2016 Categorized in: Supervising

If you’re looking to step into a leadership role, it’s important to take a look at how you act in the workplace. Situation Management Sys­­tem, Inc. shares five tips for being a great leader.
It’s hard enough to pass off a task without being physically disconnected from someone. But in the modern age, you don’t always get to delegate face to face.

Start now to develop leadership skills

February 24, 2015 Categorized in: AdvancementSupervising

When you look at job ads, you’ll notice few, if any, seeking people who are new to management. But how are you supposed to get started in management if all the jobs require experience?
Delegating work may feel daunting, but when done correctly, it can lower risk in your business, writes Elizabeth Grace Saunders, CEO of Real Life E. Here’s how to get over the fear of delegating.
Are you a good leader? Are you a good teammate? Would your teammates evaluate you the same way you evaluate yourself? Are you sure? Here’s a self-audit.
If you’re struggling to be a leader, consider these tips from Dan McCarthy.
If you received a promotion and suddenly found yourself supervising people who were your peers the day before, would you know how to break the ice and make a smooth transition?
Douglas Conant, founder of Conant­Leadership and chairman of Avon Prod­­ucts, offers four tips for being a conscientious leader and in­­spir­­ing the people who work with you to become better versions of themselves.
Mike Figliuolo writes that he gained some of his vast leadership knowledge from his mom. Here are three favorites from the founder and managing director of thoughtLEADERS.
Managers have a responsibility to address others’ concerns in an effective, considerate way. Six things to avoid saying at all costs:

Court ruling affects workplace suits

October 16, 2013 Categorized in: Supervising

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in a workplace harassment case may alter the way future harassment suits are brought against employers.

New insight into what motivates us

October 4, 2013 Categorized in: AdvancementSupervising

The carrot-stick method of motivation might not be all it’s cracked up to be. Studies find that motivation needs to be tailored to an em­­ployee’s personality type. Chad Brooks reports some recent findings.
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