Leadership Skills & Management

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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.
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How to Determine Employee Classification
Employee classification matters. You may face penalties if you treat independent contractors and freelancers like full-time employees.
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.
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How to Be an Effective Leader with Your Employees
Understanding how to be an effective leader is one of the most important aspects of getting your team to perform at its highest level.
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How to Implement Servant Leadership
What is servant leadership? Learn how this management style can benefit your business and the five strategies you need to implement it.
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Understanding Different Types of Intelligence in the Workplace
Understanding different types of intelligence in the workplace is as simple as being able to identify these four key paradigms.

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Effective Leadership in a Downturn: The Leadership Code
Managing a business during good times is one thing, but economic downturns have a way of separating decent leaders from great ones. Here's how to do it.
Top Management Mistakes
To be a better leader, it helps to get a clear picture of top management mistakes (and how to avoid them) first. Here are the top 13 management mistakes.
5 Top Strategies to Improve Time Management at Work
These time management at work tips will help you be more productive in no time. Get ready to conquer your to-do list.
How to Improve Public Speaking Skills for Managers
Do your managers need to improve their public speaking skills? Here are some resources and three steps they can take to get their message across.
How to Create a Succession Plan
Creating a succession plan doesn't have to be a back burner task. Find out how to generate a plan for your company using these helpful insights.
5 Tips for Building a Team Culture
Learn to build team culture by creating respectful connections with, and between, your employees. Here are 5 tips to get you started.
How To Find Work Life Balance For Entrepreneurs
Starting a new business can seem all-encompassing, and it can be in many ways, but it's also important to find work life balance so you don't burn out.
Staffing in Management Positions: Skills for Managers
Staffing in management can be tricky, especially if you haven't identified key skills for managers or set a framework, which we discuss here.

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Effective Leadership Skills: Seven Secrets of Inspiring Leaders
In order to be an effective and inspiring leader, you need to bring your enthusiasm to work with you, invite participation from those around you, and more.
How to Determine Employee Classification
Employee classification matters. You may face penalties if you treat independent contractors and freelancers like full-time employees.
Managing and Motivating Your Team in Stressful Times
Whether you're going through layoffs, dealing with a natural disaster, or some other stressful event, here are tips for managing and motivating your team.
What Makes a Great Boss?
A great boss is inclusive, sets clear expectations, provides respectful but honest feedback, gets to really know their employees, and much more.
21 Types of Bosses
Obviously, you want to be the kind of boss that people gravitate toward and actually want to work hard for. The kind of boss that knows what it means to be a successful leader. Which type of boss are you really, though?