What Do Rising-Star Millennials Want?

According to a U.S. Census Bureau study in 2016, millennials are about to become the nation’s largest living adult generation. With millennials taking up a large part of the workforce, it will only be a matter of time before they also begin to move into leadership roles. The term, “millennial” no longer represents the teens and young […]

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The Most Important Leadership Trait May Surprise You

Powerful, Decisive, Analytical, Driven When you ask someone to list important leadership characteristics, these words come to mind. One key characteristic is missing from this list, however. In fact, it may be the *most* important one: Self Awareness. Why is Self Awareness Essential for Leadership? A leader can excel in their field, build an impressive […]

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How to Achieve Team Goals Through Goal Pressure

Your most important management responsibility is to achieve team goals. As you know, in this current business environment where team members regularly resign or call in sick, the organization frequently changes direction, or budgets are slashed without warning, achieving goals isn’t an easy task. And yet it must be done. The most effective way to […]

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How to Inspire and Motivate the Employees in Your Company

At the core of every great leader is the desire to inspire and motivate those around them. And when you’re on the leadership team in a company, your tenure depends upon it. Inspiring and motivating is easier said than done. It takes more than a motivational poster or a stern reminder to inspire your employees. […]

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The Delicate Balance of Delegating

A truism in the management/leadership world is that “People quit managers, not companies.” And the number one reason that people quit managers is because of poor delegation. Either the manager is overly controlling–not allowing employees to make decisions about their work–or overly permissive, and chaos reigns in the workplace because there is no real supervision […]

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