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5 Competitive Strategies of Successful (and Ethical) Companies

By | Posted Apr 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Is it possible to be strategically successful and ethical at the same time, or does one take the place of the other? See what author and ethics expert Mark Pastin has to say, and what it takes to be a truly ethical company.

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AMA Research: Are Women Held to Higher Standards?

By | Posted Apr 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

What does it take to break through the glass ceiling? In a recent study, AMA dug deeper into the backgrounds of 2014 Fortune 500 CEOs to find out. See what the results had to say about whether women are held to higher standards than their male counterparts.

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8 Mindset-Changing Practices for Leaders at All Levels

By | Posted Apr 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

You can’t expect your team to grow if you are not willing to grow yourself. How can you change your ways and think like a visionary? Leadership expert Rob-Jan de Jong offers his advice on what practices you should consider doing to become a better leader.

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How Executive Presence Can Help You in Times of Stress

By | Posted Mar 27, 2015

Every leader faces a tremendous amount of stress, but how can you overcome stress and use it to your advantage? David Casullo introduces a new scientific method that can show how to incorporate executive presence into your leadership style. See how executive presence can help you deal with stress.

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A Failure to Act: The Leader’s 5 Most Damaging Inactions

By | Posted Mar 2, 2015 | 2 Comments

When a leader is faced with a tough decision, what is the worst move they can make? No matter what happens, leaders encounter criticism for the moves they make. Scott Mautz offers his explanation on what the most dangerous moves a leader can make are, and how you can turn those negatives into positives.

AMA's Top 30 Leaders in Business of 2014

AMA’s Top 30 Leaders in Business of 2014

By | Posted Feb 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

Results are in: here are the top 30 leaders in business of 2014. Check out who made the cut, and if your favorite leader made our list.

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AMA’s Leaders to Watch in 2015

By | Posted Feb 19, 2015 | 5 Comments

Who are the leaders that can make the most impact in 2015? AMA came up with a list of leaders to watch in 2015. See who could be making the most influential contributions this year.

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Mastering the Intangibles of Leadership

By | Posted Jan 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

What are the qualities and proficiencies of a great leader? Is it more beneficial to emphasize the technical side of the job, or to inspire, motivate, and influence your team? Leadership expert William Seidman argues that the intangibles of leadership are the most important attributes to master in a leadership role. See his advice on the foundation of leadership intangibles, and how to develop them.

Why Persistence Pays Off

By | Posted Jan 14, 2015

On your road to success, you will undoubtedly have to overcome obstacles. Being persistent is an important factor towards achieving your goals, but it is not the only one. According to David L. Van Rooy, persistence is only one of the two factors needed for successful performance. See how you can combine your persistence with your ability to set and achieve more reasonable goals.

Increasing Team Member Engagement Through Dovetailing

By | Posted Jan 9, 2015

How engaged are the people in your organization? Do they love what they do or merely tolerate it? An engaged, excited team means greater productivity and a stronger connection to the overall company. Jim McCormick details how you can use a technique usually reserved for carpentry to engage your team and ensure a happy workforce. Dovetailing can be the method that pushes your team to greater heights.

5 Ways to Future-Proof Yourself and Your Business

By | Posted Jan 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

In a constantly changing business environment, what are you doing to keep your company relevant? Are you doing anything at all? After analyzing a study by IBM called Making Change Work, Scott Steinberg has some ideas on how to future-proof yourself and your business. See his advice on the strategies you can use and how they can help you stay ahead of the pack.

Short-Term Strategy: A Lesson from the University of Michigan

By | Posted Dec 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

When does it make sense to root your strategy in pursuit of short-term goals instead of the long run? Does it ever make sense? Leadership expert John Baldoni says yes. In an interview with AMA, Baldoni discusses the recent developments in the University of Michigan’s athletic department. See why he thinks they made the right move by focusing on the short-term, and what implications this type of thinking has on the business world.

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