Strategic leaders need to be able to think strategically and be creative in order to solve the complex problems of today. This will not only make them indispensable to their organization but it will allow them to anticipate oncoming challenges and in the midst of difficulty make effective decisions.
Volunteers are the lifeblood of charities and not-for-profits. Finding the right volunteers for your organization isn't easy. Here are some tips to help you find the right people.
How do we create cohesive teams that get great work done? How do we manage different levels of skill? How do we increase motivation in our team members? And how do we do all of this while being fair, which is essential to employee retention? The answer is in flexible, emotionally intelligent leadership, combining situational and prescriptive methods and adapting them to the situation and the team.
Employee theft is more common than you might realize. Here are some steps for handling situations in which a betrayal of trust impacts your small business, with tips to prevent and minimize future losses.
When you get help for yourself and delegate work, you also give your team a great developmental opportunity. Even if you can do it all, do you really want to?
If there's one entrepreneur who all by himself revolutionized technology in the millennial age, it's Steve Jobs. From starting Apple with Steve Wozniak back in 1976, to being ousted in 1985 and to making a triumphant return in 1997; there's a lot that can be learned from reading Isaaacson's classic.
Is your boss an evil, abusive jerk? How to identify a Bad Boss. Professional advice on what do to about toxic managers, and how to keep from going crazy.
This article aims to provide a brief overview of design thinking, in particular, its definitions, principles, benefits, criticisms and application.
Although leaders have to be results-oriented, they can do this by exercising high level interpersonal skills that their team members adopt to further improve the organization. But to achieve success, a leader has to solve problems and make the tough decisions.
Many project managers don't know the difference between a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and an Activity List. On small projects, it doesn't matter much. But on larger ones, it's crucial to understand the difference, and to do a good job on each one.
"Think win-win" is a simple idea. Many people claim to do it. Few make the real changes in their hearts and truly live win-win. Let's look deeper.
Sample thank-you notes and appreciation messages for a great manager or boss by employees. Show your thoughtful gratitude to your employer for his/her support, time and efforts shown to you.
Continental Airlines was an airline that was about to fly into oblivion. The company was broke and its people demoralized. Learn how excellent leadership changed the fortunes of this airline.
The minimum viable product (MVP) concept is highlighted in the book 'The Lean Startup' by Eric Ries. Startups should get to know what a minimum viable product is, how to release it, and learn how different startups are from established businesses.
Six Sigma Quality Management is often touted as a solution for operations management and cost problems. But, if your company is not ready, Six Sigma can make things worse. Learn why, and how to determine whether your company is ready for Six Sigma.
So you want to be a Manager, the Boss, the Top Dog, the Big Kahuna at work? Management isn't for everyone. Here are 10 reasons why you may prefer the job you're in -- as an independent contributor.