Leadership Trends and Ideas

Managing Your Emails as a Leader of Others

Most of us regard email as an important part of life—not just at work but outside of work as well.  It has literally become part of our culture.  Here are a few questions for you to reflect on: Do you check your inbox the minute you wake up in the morning…often before doing anything else? […]

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Micromanagement is a key leadership transition issue

Micromanagement is cited by direct reports as one of the most frustrating behaviors that managers struggle with.   And interestingly it is also one of the most common.  Yet as obvious as it may appear, many managers are micromanagers and don’t even realize it. Why are so many of them unaware? Well for starters, most of […]

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If You’re Not Engaged, Then They’re Not Engaged

CEO of the management consulting firm, DecisionWise, Tracy Maylett recently wrote an article regarding the mindset managers need to have in order to keep their employees engaged.  He makes a crucial distinction between how engagement on the managerial level differs from engagement on the employee level. An employee’s level of engagement is dependent on their […]

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Measuring the ROI of training a leader vs. hiring into a leadership role

Corporate succession Guru and management consultant Darleen DeRosa recently wrote an article featured in Business 2 Community, exploring the ability to measure the ROI of leadership development. In an ever-changing economic environment, CEOs need hard facts in order to make decisions, DeRosa expresses her advocacy not only for the training programs, but also its cost […]

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