Leadership Skills & Management

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Featured Leadership Skills & Management Guides

The Seven Compelling Traits of a Magnetic Leader
Want to know what makes for magnetic leadership in the workplace? Here are the seven key traits that can separate you from the pack.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.

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How to Manage Difficult Sales Employees
Managing difficult employees is never easy, but you need to handle difficult salespeople in a unique way, particularly if they're high performers.
How to speak like a CEO
Learning how to speak like a CEO takes practice and discipline. Learn three key ways to communicate like an expert from Monster.com.
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.
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.
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.

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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.
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?