Category Archives: Connect

Who Makes Better Leaders: Introverts or Extroverts?

With a full 40 percent of executives considering themselves introverts, there’s plenty of evidence that suggests both personality types can be excellent leaders. Extroverts may excel at motivating certain types of employees, but introverts often have superior planning skills. If … Continue reading

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How Using Social Media Makes You A Better Leader

Engaging Employees With the Power of Social Media Imagine sending a tweet to employees with this question: What one thing could we do to improve employee engagement? It’s a question traditional leaders aren’t likely to ask because they rely on … Continue reading

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Transformational Leadership Keeps Businesses Union Free

In the business world, a transformation is the process of inducing profound change, taking the organization in a new direction to achieve a higher level of effectiveness. That sounds ideal for operating in today’s marketplace where change is a constant, … Continue reading

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Leaders: Here’s How To Handle Conflict… Without Creating Conflict

The office is a powder keg and every employee represents a fuse – some are shorter than others, but under the right circumstances, each are capable of being set off. Managers and office leaders are responsible for defusing these situations. … Continue reading

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Can you be TOO Authentic?

“Be authentic, be authentic!” Employees don’t often trust those in leadership positions, and the answer to that lack of trust is often instructing leaders to “be more authentic!”  Employees wish for a better leader — a leader who is self-aware, … Continue reading

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How to Become a Better Leader: 8 Steps You Can Take Right Now

A leader is not made by a title, nor is one defined by birth. Leadership is a habit, and you can build a better leader by taking a series of actionable steps every day. To effectively lead employees, you need … Continue reading

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How Your Leaders Can Build Employee Trust In Your Company

Many leaders spend unlimited resources building a level of trust with customers or clients… but fail to take the  time to develop that same connection with their own team. But failing to connect with employees is a crucial mistake – … Continue reading

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Why Leaders Need Emotional Intelligence

  Though technical competence can take you to greater heights professionally, emotional intelligence combined with technical expertise is what you need to become a well-liked and respected leader. This article identifies the competencies that fall under emotional intelligence and explains … Continue reading

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Measure Employee Engagement With A Survey

Are your employees engaged with their work and their teams? If you’re unsure, the answer matters more than you think. Highly engaged workers are more productive, less likely to be in conflict and produce better-quality products. Customers of companies with … Continue reading

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Build Employee Engagement with the Corporate Culture

In a business climate of greater corporate transparency, increased use of communications technology, and a renewed focus on corporate culture; the active engagement of employees has taken center stage. It seems as if every organization has realized the value of … Continue reading

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