Category: Management & Leadership

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One of the Best Degrees for Business Owners to Get

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . Entrepreneurs are always looking for ways to better their businesses and maximize profits. It can be as simple as learning skills that will not only help you in management but also in marketing and design. One of the best degrees for business owners to attain centers on applying psychological principles to…
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Influential Leader

How to Become an Influential Leader in Your Industry

~by Anita Ginsburg~ . Becoming an expert should be the target of every professional. You will be able to back up your findings and opinions with fact that can be used to drive advancement in any given field. When you’re recognized as an expert, you will boost product sales, become a familiar face with clients…
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3 Ways to Keep Your Employees Motivated Every Quarter

~by Meghan Belnap~ . Because of the slow economic recovery, many employees find themselves working more hours to meet project deadlines and maintain productivity levels. As a result, they may feel overworked and unappreciated, which can decrease morale and motivation. This presents a huge challenge for business owners or managers who must constantly meet their…
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Refining Your Leadership Skills on Your Way to the Top

~by Emma Sturgis~ . According to Fortune Magazine, the number of female CEOs leading Fortune 500 companies reached a historic high in 2014. Women everywhere are shattering the glass ceiling and reaching dizzying heights in the workforce. Honing your leadership skills is an integral part of climbing the ladder of success in business. If you…
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6 ways to become a respected and inspiring leader

6 Ways To Become A Respected and Inspiring Leader

~by Kara Masterson~   Everyone wants to be a good leader. This is especially true when it comes to the career path where being a good leader is how you get the job done and how to advance. This is easier said than done, though, and there are many people out there who just don’t…
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Six Habits All Good Leaders Have in Common

Six Habits All Good Leaders Have in Common

~by Brooke Chaplan~ Leaders today, whether in school systems, politics or business, all seem to share a certain amount of common traits and habits. By exploring a few of these habits here, you may be able to spot the leaders you’re surrounded by, the traits you share, and the ones you can still work to…
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Best Tips to Foster a Mentoring Culture in the Workplace

~by Hannah Whittenly~ . Formal mentoring programs are showing up in companies across the country. The popularity of mentorship within corporate culture is rising because leaders are seeing the clear benefits that it offers employees, management and organizations. You may think that setting up a program to encourage mentor/mentee relationships within your business sounds too…
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Are Leadership and Management Really that Different?

~By K. Sunshine Steward~ “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.” ~Peter Drucker Many would debate the idea that leadership and management are distinctively different, however they seem to entwine with one another, causing us to mirror our own actions and ask ourselves, “Are we…
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3 Instant Life-Lessons Taught By Selling Girl Scout Cookies

It’s Girl Scout Cookie season! It’s the 102nd anniversary of the Girl Scouts, and as I’ve been helping to sell these delicious baked treats, I’ve also thought about the lessons the girls learn every year while selling their cookies. It’s more than just being able to earn badges… selling Girl Scout cookies actually teaches valuable…
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Leading Yourself

It’s always easier to tell someone else to change than to take an uncomfortable moment to look at your own actions. Real leaders embrace those uncomfortable moments as opportunities to get to know themselves better. A core element of leadership is to be self-aware – that is to know your strengths, weaknesses, blind spots and…
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