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How to help your team be more strategic by asking the right questions

Being a strategic leader starts with asking your team the right questions about their work, your company, and the big picture. Here are five questions to pose to team members on a regular basis: What are you doing today? This will bring to... read more

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10 actions for mastering leadership

The key to truly effective leadership lies in mastering a wide range of skills from implementing and administering process to inspiring others to achieve excellence. To be an effective leader you need to make the most of opportunities to learn to lead,... read more

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How to show empathy for your team

There’s no doubt that people want to feel appreciated and listened to at work. As a leader, it’s your job to create an empathetic environment where everyone feels valued. Here are a few simple things you can do to show empathy for your team:... read more

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How to avoid burnout by shifting your mindset

Everyone faces stress at work, but some people are able to handle the onslaught of long hours, high pressure, and work crises in a way that wards off burnout. You can get better at handling stress by making several mental shifts: Don’t be the... read more

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How to make a great first impression

Whether you’re interviewing for a job or making a sales call with a new client, first impressions matter. Your relationships and interactions will be a lot easier if you start off strong. Here’s how to do it: Do your homework. Know who you’re... read more

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How to stay focused at work

If you don’t know this by now, our constant access to data is killing our productivity. Too many of us begin the day by picking up our phones and getting lost in a stream of notifications and information. Here are three things you can do to carve out... read more

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How to improve your relationship with your boss

It goes without saying that your relationship with your boss is one of the most important you have at work. So what do you do if you’re just not getting along? Here are some ways to improve your rapport. Align on goals. Talk to your manager and... read more

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How to leave work stress behind

After a long day, it can be a struggle to leave work behind you. Too often, we take out job-related stress on our friends, children, or partners. Here are two ways to make sure your work troubles stay at the office: Have an end-of-work habit.... read more

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How to tell your boss you disagree

It’s normal to shy away from disagreeing with your boss. You may think that doing so will make your manager perceive you negatively or trigger a defensive reaction. But most managers report that they don’t hear enough alternative points of view. To... read more

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How to get very different teams to collaborate

It’s easy to assume that because two teams are part of the same organisational culture, they share the same norms and values. But teams often have different ways of working, which can make collaboration a challenge. For example, one team may prefer to... read more