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This Critical Leadership Skill Gets Little Respect

By | Posted Dec 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

A great leader is made up of many qualities, is able to perform different tasks, and demonstrates various skills that allow them to successfully lead their team. One of these skills is continuously underrated, and Robert Tanner hopes to change that. See why he believes that listening receives little respect among managers and leaders, and how you can become a better listener, and in turn a better leader.

Top 30 Leaders Who Influenced Business in 2014

Vote on the Top Leaders of 2014

By | Posted Nov 26, 2014 | 6 Comments

Who have been the most influential people to you in 2014? AMA wants you to tell us who has inspired you and changed your organization.

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Leadership Qualities All Managers Must Have

By | Posted Nov 14, 2014 | 3 Comments

The divide between managers who manage and leaders who lead is gone. In today’s workplace, managers must be effective leaders too. While some managers are great at emphasizing the operational aspect of the job, they lack the leadership skills to bring out their employees’ potential. Jackie Green knows that this disconnect can bring about bad results, and offers her thoughts on what leadership qualities all managers must have.

The Space Between Doormat and Dominator

By | Posted Nov 10, 2014

Do you have a difficult time getting your ideas recognized and accepted at work? The problem might stem from your work relationships, and not from the idea itself. Kathryn Mayer recognizes this issue that more women are dealing with when in a position of power, and offers her thoughts on how to solve the problem. See her new strategy Collaborative CompetitionTM at work and learn how to build a strong network to help find the middle ground between doormat and dominator.

Visionary Leadership: The Hope of the World

By | Posted Oct 29, 2014

Abraham Lincoln. Mahatma Gandhi. Nelson Mandela. Three people in history who changed the course of human history and are still revered today. They are also part of an elite class of thinkers referred to as visionaries. Their visions inspired millions of people to act together for the greater good. In today’s world, it may be harder to find these visionary leaders. Bonnie Hagemann and Saundra Stroope examine modern day visionaries and offer 5 ways that you can develop your visionary leadership.

Leadership is More than Just Leadership “Skills”

By | Posted Oct 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Have you been trying to take the next step towards being a great leader? You may be going about it the wrong way. While developing your leadership skills is essential to forming a foundation, being a truly great leader requires much more. Dr. William Seidman discusses the qualities and traits necessary for inspiring a team. See how you can improve your leadership qualities by examining how you handle the five core capabilities detailed by Dr. Seidman.

6 Steps to Building Resilience

By | Posted Oct 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

You have the power to be resilient! If you have been through some trying times at work or in your personal life, it is important to know that you are strong enough to get through it. Building resilience is not as difficult as it sounds, and Natalie Wolfson offers six simple steps to build resilience to help you get through anything life throws your way. See how these tips can help you stay strong, and find out which ones you may already be doing!

How to Identify a Motivated Leader

By | Posted Oct 14, 2014 | 3 Comments

Are the right people leading your company? There are many different leadership styles, but the one thing you should be certain to find in your leaders is that they are motivated. If the people at the top are motivated, they will be better motivators for the rest of the organization. Daniel Goleman offers insights on why motivated leaders are so effective and how you can spot the difference from a leader who is motivated and one who is not. The signs may be subtle, but the impact it could have on your company is profound.

The 9 Elements of Resiliency

By | Posted Oct 6, 2014

Have you been feeling overwhelmed at work lately? Many people in this fast-paced environment are finding it harder to cope with adversity and are paralyzed by inaction. Being able to adapt quickly and effectively requires resiliency, and researchers have found that being more resilient can improve various aspects of your life. Natalie Wolfson provides nine elements that will help develop resiliency so you can see positive changes in your life.

The Four Elements of a Leadership Development Program

By | Posted Sep 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

An Ivy League university brought in leadership and management consultant Jim McCormick to help the 30 members of the development […]

The 3 C’s of Leadership from Top Executive Coaches

By | Posted Sep 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Are you working tirelessly to ascend the corporate ranks? Mark Thompson knows just how difficult that can be, and offers some advice on the 3 C’s of leadership that the top executives in the world think can propel you to the top: collaboration, creativity, and credibility. See just how these three factors can help you become an executive in your organization, with advice from some of the most famous and successful executives in the world.

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Sample Leadership Phrases for Performance Appraisals

By | Posted Sep 22, 2014 | 6 Comments

Raising the bar in terms of performance expectations isn’t as hard as most employers think.  It’s simply a matter of […]

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