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  1. 9 Ways You Can Protect Employees from Burnout

    Grumbling around the water cooler. Falling productivity and innovation. Absenteeism and turnover. They’re all symptoms of employee burnout—a very real condition that occurs in response to emotional stress in the…

  2. What’s your default leadership style?

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    Whether born or made, the same thing drives every leader: achieving a shared goal. How they pursue and communicate this shared goal varies. If 80 years of research has taught…

  3. 15 Best Practices for Being a Great Manager

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    In recent years, employee engagement has become a hot topic for business owners and managers everywhere. Engaged employees are better workers. They understand their roles within the organization, and they’re…

  4. Walking the Line Between Self-Promotion and Humility

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    Artful self-promotion has its obvious rewards: building your personal brand, earning the respect of colleagues, receiving better opportunities. But it’s important to remember that your self-promotion can benefit others, too….

  5. 3 Easy Ways to Become a Business Leader in Your Community

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    Even if you know that becoming a local business leader can help your small business succeed, you may not be sure how to go about it. The good news is,…

  6. Strategic Questions All Leaders Should Ask

    “Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” –Voltaire Einstein urged us to “question everything.” Persistent questioning keeps the mind flexible, feeds creativity, reveals unexpected options, and…

  7. 2016 Trends Impacting Leadership Right Now

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    The changing of the guard is accelerating. As thousands of boomers retire each day, Gen X is storming the corner office, and millennials are shaking up middle management. If that…

  8. Need Leadership Inspiration? 10 Traits That Make a Small-Business Leader Successful

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    Leadership is a topic that gets a lot of airtime in the business world, and for a good reason. An effective leader is crucial to the success of any enterprise,…

  9. 8 Tips to Become a Successful Young Leader

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    Millennials are breaking the mold for corporate leadership. They want their work to be accompanied by a sense of purpose, and aspire to be collaborative and transformational leaders. Unlike Gen…

  10. Tips for Leading a Small Team Effectively

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    Leading a small team can be daunting in a big way. Every action counts and there is no room for slacking or flying under the radar. But there are advantages…