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At a recent event, this question was posed to respected leader Sheryl Sandberg: “What’s the number one thing you look for in someone who can scale with a company?” Her answer may (or may not) surprise you.
As part of your leadership development toolbox, rotational assignments can go a long way in strengthening your frontline leadership muscle and succession planning strategies, says HR expert and author Paul Falcone.
Generation Z employees are motivated by opportunities for advancement, money and meaningful work. They expect their managers to listen to their opinions and include them in meetings—and at the table, not on the sidelines.
Kathleen Downs, Recruiting Manager, Robert Half Finance and Accounting, explains how today’s employers—and employees—should approach the concept of companies paying for staff training.
Email is useful, but it can be a productivity killer. Watch as Nicole Sahin, founder of Globalization Partners, explains why her favorite tip is to turn off her inbox for the majority of the day.
Managers are people, not superheroes. But when they’re at least somewhat familiar with the 5 main managerial mindsets, they can more easily recognize which skills are needed, and appropriately switch between them.
The more things change, the more one thing has remained the same. Goal setting (based on mutually agreed-upon goals) is still one of the most effective tools in the manager’s toolbox for managing performance.
Watch as Kim Scott, former Google director and author of Radical Candor, explains how to “personalize” your approach to talking with colleagues, leading to more productive interactions.
The most effective leaders are those who practice mindfulness to get the most out of themselves, and their people. Cathy Rose Salit, author of Performance Breakthrough, describes how she stays composed, beats workplace stress, and improves performance.
In most cases, you need both the right strategy and a strong culture. However, if you recognize that culture can be a unique way of competing, you will discover that it may in fact be the essence and heart of the strategy.