Leadership Resources

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How to determine if you are really open to hearing feedback

If you’re in an influential position, you’ve probably told employees something to the effect of “My door is always open.” It’s likely that you genuinely meant the declaration. You might feel that you are a pretty approachable leader, and that others feel... read more

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How to develop your resiliency by focusing on three traits

Some people thrive in the face of setbacks, while others seem unable to recover. For example, how would you respond to being laid off or not getting a promotion? Would regaining your confidence be fairly easy, or very difficult? Cultivating three traits... read more

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How to make time for little tasks that have to be done

Everyone has those small but necessary tasks - clearing out the overflowing inbox, making the introductions you promised to, or filing the stack of paperwork. If you can’t delegate or jettison these types of tasks, here are two ways to take care of... read more

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How to rethink what you want to do versus what you should do

Are you doing the things you want to do? Or the things you think you should? Sometimes, other people’s wishes tamp down our true desires for our jobs and careers. But dutifully fulfilling others’ expectations is unlikely to make you happy over the long... read more

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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 prioritise your work

If you work for a hands-off manager who doesn’t give you a ton of guidance, it falls on you to set priorities for your work. You can focus on the right things by asking yourself two questions: “What is my highest contribution?” Consider the... 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