LEAD JEFF HADEN

If You Can Pass Any of These 6 Leadership Tests, Science Says You'll Be a Much More Effective, Persuasive and Supportive Boss

And if you can't pass one or two, don't despair: Each strategy can be embraced, starting today.

LEAD JASON ATEN

Bob Iger's Email to Disney Employees Reveals His Biggest Challenge in Returning as CEO

You can't change a company by going back to more of the same.

LEAD RACHEL NYARADZO ADAMS

Why We Should Audit Our Values Regularly

Clearly defining and auditing your values every two to three years can help ensure your actions match your principles and standards.

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

4 Things People With Great Communication Skills Will Do in a Conflict

Habits that nobody seems to want to have these days.

LEAD NICHOLAS SONNENBERG

In Just 5 Sentences, Elon Musk Gave Tesla Employees a Master Class on How to Run Efficient Meetings

Meetings are more expensive than you might think and there are four simple ways to reduce their cost.

LEAD DEBORAH GRAYSON RIEGEL

Stop Saying 'It's Just My Personality' and Start Saying This Instead

All of us can be better and do better than what we were born with.

LEAD JASON ATEN

Elon Musk Is Wrong. Sleeping on the Floor Isn't How You Fix a Company

Twitter has plenty of problems, but this isn't solving any of them.

LEAD TOMMY MELLO

I Met an NFL Superstar. He Taught Me a Profound Leadership Lesson

He was incredibly talented, but his teammate didn't trust him... until he did this.

LEAD BILL MURPHY JR.

Elon Musk Just Announced a Radical Change at Twitter and Nobody Really Noticed

Heck, they'd been talking about the "edit" button since the first Obama term.

LEAD BILL MURPHY JR.

With 11 Short Words, Tom Brady Just Revealed the Ultimate Key to Success

Country roads, take me home.

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

5 Ways to Create a More Diverse, Engaged and Inclusive Workplace

Subtle practices that will be virtually invisible to most people.

LEAD JUSTIN BARISO

Emotionally Intelligent People Know How to Persuade and Influence. Here's How They Do It

The key to lasting influence isn't trickery or manipulation. It's empathy.

LEAD STACEY EPSTEIN

You're Not a Fraud, So Stop Feeling Like One

When imposter syndrome sets in, shush your self-doubt and accept that you know what you're doing.

LEAD JAY STEINFELD

Here's Why Your Success Is Not at All About You

Building up the accomplishments of your team will bring real satisfaction.

LEAD NICK HOBSON

Elon Musk Just Made His Boldest Prediction Yet. Will He Be Right This Time?

He's no Nostradamus, but maybe this time is different.

LEAD JASON ATEN

Elon Musk Is Laying Off Half of Twitter's Staff by Email. It's More 'Management by Chaos'

There are no great ways to tell people they don't have a job. This is one of the worst.

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

How Can You Be Sure Your Company Has Exceptional Leaders? A New Study Boils It All Down to 1 Skill

New data shows what good leaders are doing to help employees struggling with burnout and decreased well-being.

LEAD JEFF HADEN

5 Smart Things New Bosses Do to Instantly Become Better Leaders, Backed by Considerable Science

Simple, sure. But also extremely effective. For any leader.

LEAD TOMMY MELLO

The 1 Trait That Separates Billionaires From the Rest of the World

To reap the rewards, you've got to take some risks.

LEAD PATRICK FLESNER

The Key to Leading Your Teams Effectively in Crisis is to Step Outside the Leadership Drama Triangle

Avoid playing the role of a victim, persecutor or rescuer. Instead, take ownership and make the required changes.

LEAD JON FOSTER-PEDLEY

Turn Your Big Ideas into Action

Four big-picture thinking skills will help you up your strategic game and achieve your dreams.

LEAD JEFF HADEN

Why Google Quietly Uses the Power-Law Rule to Pay Its Superstar Employees 'Unfairly'

Because 'fair' doesn't mean 'equal', especially if you hope to improve employee retention and boost overall performance.

LEAD DEBRA ROBERTS

Connection Is the Key to Effective Communication With Your Team

How you connect with your customers and employees makes all the difference.

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

3 Skills That Will Instantly Point to Someone With Good Leadership

Skills that we have seen demonstrated by executives from Microsoft, General Motors and Best Buy.

LEAD JESSICA STILLMAN

Are You a Climber, a Hiker or a Runner? A Founder Explains the 3 Motivation Types

Old formulas for motivating employees aren't working anymore. This simple but powerful framework can help.

LEAD DAVE KERPEN

8 New Rules of Business

Top female execs share their secrets

LEAD MOSHE ENGELBERG

How to Hustle and Still Reclaim the Rest of You

Are you non-stop busy and loving it?

LEAD NICK HOBSON

Google's CEO Just Told a Disgruntled Workforce to Do This 1 Thing to Be Better. It Doesn't Look Good

Google execs should look to the 50-100-500 rule and take a good long look in the mirror.

LEAD ROBIN CAMAROTE

What Is Lateral Leadership and Why Does It Work So Well?

Working across your organization is the key skill you need to be building now to be successful later.

LEAD NICK HOBSON

The 4 Rules of Stoicism to Make You a Better Leader and a Better Human

Lessons from Epictetus that resonate today.

LEAD KELLY MAIN

Oprah's Clever 'Talk Show Trifecta' Trick Works on Everyone She Meets – From Obama to Beyonce

The brilliantly simple strategy to build strong connections quickly.

LEAD BILL MURPHY JR.

7 Smart Phrases People With High Emotional Intelligence Keep Saying Over and Over and Why

'Why is the person in that car yelling at me?'

LEAD BILL MURPHY JR.

5 Smart Phrases People With High Emotional Intelligence Keep Saying Over and Over and Why

'Thanks for understanding'.

LEAD JESSICA STILLMAN

30 Ideas From Psychology That Will Make You Saner and More Successful, Explained in 280 Characters or Less

A clinical psychologist and founder offers tweet-length explanations of some of the most useful concepts in her field.

LEAD JOEL COMM

3 Reasons Why Every Entrepreneur Should Care About Closing the Skill Gap

Arming your workforce with the skills they'll need – now and for the future – better prepares your business for turbulent times.

LEAD ALEX BUDAK

Don't Be a Boss. Be a Changemaker

No need to wait for tomorrow, you can start right here, right now.

LEAD JEFF HADEN

Roger Federer Was the Steve Jobs of Tennis

How blending excellence with experience and function with form, can transcend utility to make a lasting impact.

LEAD NICK HOBSON

'Don't Be a Donkey': The Best Leadership Advice From the Last 120 Years

In the fields of local expertise, there's a case for free-range leaders.

LEAD MOSHE ENGELBERG

Reject the Conventional Business-Is-War Paradigm

Your company will go further if it doesn't view everything as conflict.

LEAD JUSTIN BARISO

Rafael Nadal's Response to Roger Federer's Retirement Is a Powerful Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

They've been healthy rivals for almost two decades. Here's what business owners everywhere can learn from them.

LEAD ALISON GREEN

Should I Use My Maternity Leave To Set An Example For Other Women?

What if I don't want to use all my leave?

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

Tired of Too Many Meetings? This Brilliant 4-Question Meeting May Be Your Solution

The ideal meeting begins before anyone meets.

LEAD JIM SCHLECKSER

4 Ways to Lead More Effectively With Accountability

Many people use the term – it's time to define what it means.

LEAD JASON ATEN

Starbucks's CEO Admitted the Company 'Lost Its Way.' It Turns Out the Thing It Needs Most Is a New Blender

Sometimes the solution to your biggest problem is more simple than you think.

LEAD ALISON GREEN

My Assistant Thinks She's My Peer

How do I get her to realize I'm in charge?

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

The 1 Thing that Keeps Average Leaders from Becoming Great

Hint: Effective communication isn't just about talking.

LEAD ENTREPRENEURS' ORGANIZATION

10 Leadership Skills Gained From Serving on a Global Board

Looking to grow your leadership capabilities? Serving on a global board can teach you indispensable, next-level leadership skills.

LEAD JEFF HADEN

Can't Overcome the Picasso Paradox? Embrace the Mindset of Exceptional Performers

Skill and experience allow you to do more in less time, but what happens when other people don't properly value the expertise you've worked so hard to develop?

LEAD BRADLEY AKUBUIRO

Sanna Marin's Dance Party and the Limits of Authentic Leadership

The most praised leaders are often the ones who are the most 'authentic'. But there are unwritten (and uneven) rules around what qualifies.

LEAD DARRAH BRUSTEIN

How to Stop Holding Yourself Back and Achieve Your Goals

Not making a decision is still making a decision. Work to move forward.

LEAD JESSICA STILLMAN

How to Use Writing to Make Yourself a Much Luckier Person

Want more lucky breaks? Write more about your work so more people can find you with opportunities.

LEAD BERNARD COLEMAN

1 Trait All Great Leaders Have

Consistency is the key to long-term success.

LEAD RHETT POWER

How to Boost Team Collaboration at Your Small Business – And Why You Should

Moving your small business forward requires more than head-down, box-ticking behavior from your employees. These 3 strategies will help your team members achieve more through collaboration.

LEAD DUSTIN MCKISSEN

This is What Corporate Loyalty Looked Like, Back When Corporate Loyalty Was a Real Thing

This leader made loyalty part of his business model and in the process created one of the world's biggest companies.

LEAD LEE COLAN

Three Words to Deepen Commitment

Each of us has the power to change someone's world with the gift of encouragement.

LEAD MINDA ZETLIN

Are You a Toxic Person? Here's How to Tell

If you are, it's never too late to change.

LEAD THOMAS KOULOPOULOS

Why Punctuality Is the Single Best Indicator of Potential Success

Looking back on over 30 years of hiring, punctuality has stood out as the best indicator of future success.

LEAD PETER ECONOMY

4 Powerful Mindsets That Will Help You Transform Company Culture for the Better

A positive company mindset can boost your business to new levels of productivity and profit, while a harmful one can only act as an obstacle to success.

LEAD STEPHEN DENNY

3 Rules That Define Leadership in a Digital Age

Three macro trends define how smart leaders need to approach the digitally-enabled workforce.

LEAD DEBORAH GRAYSON RIEGEL

Always Imagining the Worst Possible Outcome? Here's How to Stop

You're telling yourself stories – so why not tell yourself a happy one?

LEAD MARCEL SCHWANTES

6 Things That Will Hold You Back From Becoming a Good Leader

Want to keep growing? Make sure not to be this person.

LEAD JEFF HADEN

Put Your Money Where Your Interests Are: When Being Self-Serving Isn't Selfish At All

When you look out for yourself – and something you enjoy – you can also help those who provide it.

LEAD MAYA HU-CHAN

Don't Stay in Your Lane: The Secret to Developing Your Career

Want to get the most you can out of your career? Learn what self-advocacy looks like.

LEAD QUORA

How to Avoid the Most Common Mistakes Leaders Make

The mistakes made by first-time managers and those made by experienced executives are often the same.

LEAD LEE COLAN

Are You in Touch with Your FEBA (Forward Edge of Battle Area)?

Inspiring leaders understand how to use dashboard and under-the-hood knowledge.

LEAD PETER ECONOMY

LinkedIn Says These Are the 5 Biggest Mistakes People Always Make in the First 90 Days of Their New Job

According to LinkedIn, you've got two weeks to nail the first impression. Here's how to make it a good one.


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