Category: Management & Leadership

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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5 Things Successful People Don’t Do

I previously wrote a post about 5 Things that Successful People Do.  I realized when I created that post that there are just as many things that successful people don’t do as well.  Or rather things that successful people do to overcome challenges. Things Successful People Don’t Do They don’t allow negative thoughts to take over…
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Leadership Has Different Meanings

It is interesting to see how much the term “leadership” is used these days.  Eagle Scouts, and Girl Scout Gold Awards are leadership projects.  Clubs try to teach leadership, and Ravenscroft has started a phenomenal program to teach and instill leadership in the kids that go there.  But with all of that, I think that…
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Leadership Is Following Through

~by Haley Lynn Gray~   Leadership is many things. One of they key attributes of Leadership is following through. Do what you say you will do.  How up on time, every time. Be there when someone needs you. Follow through until things are done. Get the job done. Fully done. Be trustworthy, so that people…
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