Leadership Skills & Management

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Featured Leadership Skills & Management Guides

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Rightsizing Your Business: What It Is and How to Do It
Rightsizing increases team efficiency, streamlines processes, and reduces overhead. Here’s how to do it right.
An executive exhibits strong change leadership skills.
7 Essential Change Leadership Skills
Want to hone effective change leadership skills? These tips will help you motivate your team and drive success for your organization.
A woman works from home.
12 Top Management Mistakes
Avoid the 12 most common management mistakes that drive employee resignations and become a leader who knows how to nurture talent.
An employee cries at work.
How to Handle Crying at Work
Crying at work can be awkward when you’re the boss, but it can also be an opportunity to encourage workplace wellness and empathy.
Employees adhere to a work dress code.
How to Create a Work Dress Code
Here’s how to create and enforce an inclusive work dress code policy that fits your industry and company culture.
Manager ensuring proper employee classification while meeting with coworkers
How to Determine Employee Classification
Employee classification matters. You may face penalties if you treat independent contractors and freelancers like full-time employees.

All Leadership Skills & Management Guides

The Top 7 Leadership Characteristics
One thing every successful business has in common is a strong leadership team. These leadership characteristics will help you level up.
The Importance of Effective Communication in the Workplace
By following these suggestions, you'll be better able to cultivate clear and effective communication in the workplace.
Women at Work: How to Grow Leadership
Expanding leadership capabilities and opportunities for women at work is an important key to improving your overall performance and cohesion as a company.
Ten Ways to Practice Great Leadership by Taking Action
To be a truly effective leader, you need to demonstrate it. Here are 10 ways to practice great leadership by taking action instead of just relying on words.
5 Ways to Cultivate Business Leadership
These strategies will help your team members develop essential business leadership skills, so your company is even more successful.
What is an Independent Contractor?
What is an independent contractor and how can you get the most out of engaging them without running afoul of government guidelines?
How to Manage People
One of the hardest skills to master in the workplace is learning how to manage people. These five steps can help you optimize performance.
The Legacy of Steve Jobs: Remembering a Master Innovator
If you want to be a master innovator like Steve Jobs, you'll need to expose yourself to unique experiences, say no a lot, and create unique experiences.

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How to Terminate an Employee
It's important for every business owner to know how to terminate an employee respectfully. Here's how to handle this tough task.
Mastering Management Skills: No More Yelling Or Pouting
The best managers never yell or pout, but master great management skills such as empowering employees to improve and getting rid of bullying behavior.
Workplace Bullying and How to Stop It
Workplace bullying is not only stressful for targets of the abuse, but also detrimental to your company's success. Learn about how to deal with bullies at work and other important management tips at Monster.com.
Young Management: How Gen Y And Millennials Will Lead
Gen Y workers, or Millennials, will lead your company some day. Understanding how Millennials will lead before that happens will help with the transition.
How to Handle Crying at Work
Crying at work can be awkward when you’re the boss, but it can also be an opportunity to encourage workplace wellness and empathy.
How to Enforce a Dress Code Policy
Here’s everything you need to know to create your company’s dress code policy.
Your Management Style: Does it Help or Hurt Employee Performance?
There are countless different management styles in business, but it's important to know whether your management style helps employee performance.
What is Leadership? Elements and Examples
What is leadership and what are the qualities of great leaders? We'll answer this important question to help your company cultivate leaders.