Category: Leadership

How Do Cultural Differences Affect Leadership

Culture- The values, ideals, beliefs, and norms of a target market- affects literally everything in the world of business and leadership. What works in the U.S.A, for example, may not work for businesses that are based in other parts of the world. That explains why if you are interested in moving your operations to a…
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Returning to Work After a Career Break

Career breaks are normal occurrences in the corporate world. Sometimes you plan your break, some other times you are forced by circumstances to take a break. Either way, you will need to prepare yourself thoroughly for a comeback to your stagnated career; otherwise, you will struggle to get your vibe back. And, of course, as…
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How Entrepreneurship Can Contribute to Global Prosperity

For most modern entrepreneurs, running a successful, profitable, and well-known business is no longer their primary goal. They are now constantly on the lookout for ways to be more involved in the community. They help introduce and initiate changes that improve the economic condition of the community and the social well-being of citizens. Many of…
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Communication Tips for a Leader: Preventing and Dealing With Workplace Conflicts

When it comes to being a leader in the workplace, avoiding conflict is impossible. Hiding your head in the sand like an ostrich is equally not acceptable. The best way to deal with conflicts is to face them head-on and resolve them as quickly as you can. Conflicts are usually brought on by many factors,…
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5 Female-Led Podcasts All Girl Bosses Should Listen To

Being a fearless female entrepreneur or girl boss doesn’t always come easy. Whether you’re putting the hours in at a startup, or climbing up the corporate ladder, we could all do with some help and encouragement from time to time. Podcasts are a brilliant way to find a network of supportive and creative women who…
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How a Road Trip Makes You a Better Leader

Thinking back from the road trips we have taken, we may not see right away the major takeaways. Maybe you had to change your own tire, or got lost and had to ask the local citizens of a town you have never been in for directions. Changing your own tire is a lesson in adapting…
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Leadership Careers in Medicine & Healthcare

Years ago, when choosing a profession in the medical field, most people would start their career development by heading down one of a few different educational paths. However, as the medicine and healthcare industries have continued to evolve, there are now many different career paths to follow, each of them leading to several different “rewarding…
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How to Improve Self-Care and Become the Best Leader You Can Be

In an airplane safety briefing, flight attendants tell parents that, in the event of cabin pressure loss, be sure to attach the drop-down oxygen mask to themselves before assisting their children with theirs. The reason for this is that parents tend to be so focused on making sure their child is safe, they forget it’s…
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3 Steps to the Leader in You

By Linda Carpenter Smith, PhD Carpenter Smith Consulting One of the things that I have come to trust that there is a leader in every one of us.! Not just the people with the title and role but to all of us who are leading our lives, our families, our work efforts. Leadership is defined…
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How Women Are Becoming Leaders in Male-Dominated Industries

Marilyn Loden coined the phrase “glass ceiling” more than 40 years ago. She first used the term during a panel discussion about women’s career aspirations. She noted that the female panelists focused on the deficiencies they felt in the workplace and shared the challenges of trying to climb the career ladder beyond middle management. Marilyn argued that…
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