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  • 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.

    Guided by Athena: Think Strategically and Be Creative to Solve Problems

    Guided by Athena: Think Strategically and Be Creative to Solve Problems

    by Fernando Guadalupe Jimenez0

  • 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 to Recruit the Best Volunteers

    How to Recruit the Best Volunteers

    by Beth Eaglescliffe2

  • 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.

    Different Types of Leadership: Prescriptive & Situational

    Different Types of Leadership: Prescriptive & Situational

    by Sid Kemp7

  • 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.

    How to Handle Employee Theft

    How to Handle Employee Theft

    by Stephanie Marshall6

  • 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.

    What We Can Learn From Reading Steve Jobs' Biography

    What We Can Learn From Reading Steve Jobs' Biography

    by Greg de la Cruz0

  • 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.

    The Worst Boss Ever - The Boss From Hell

    The Worst Boss Ever - The Boss From Hell

    by Marcy Goodfleisch63

  • This article aims to provide a brief overview of design thinking, in particular, its definitions, principles, benefits, criticisms and application.

    An Overview of Design Thinking

    An Overview of Design Thinking

    by HH0

  • 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.

    Get to Carnegie Hall: Practice Problem-Solving

    Get to Carnegie Hall: Practice Problem-Solving

    by Fernando Guadalupe Jimenez0

  • 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.

    Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) & Activity List to Project Success

    Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) & Activity List to Project Success

    by Sid Kemp18

  • 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.

    Thank-You Notes and Appreciation Messages for a Boss

    Thank-You Notes and Appreciation Messages for a Boss

    by Oyewole Folarin65

  • 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.

    Continental Airlines: Business Turnaround Legend

    Continental Airlines: Business Turnaround Legend

    by John Lannoye4

  • 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.

    Minimum Viable Product: Why All Startups Should Know About It

    Minimum Viable Product: Why All Startups Should Know About It

    by Greg de la Cruz0

  • 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.

    Will Six Sigma Help Operations Management in Your Company?

    Will Six Sigma Help Operations Management in Your Company?

    by Sid Kemp15

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