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Why do I struggle with delegation?
Discover six common ways leaders sabotage their team’s productivity – and what to do instead. Delegation is a key skill for any leader. Whether you’re a solopreneur, CEO, corporate manager, or small business owner, you have to be able to transfer ownership of a task to someone else. Why is good delegation so important? Well, […]
Can I Learn to Think More Like an Entrepreneur? Yes, and Here’s How!
Four ways any leader can unlock more creativity and be more successful. Can you imagine what the world would be like without entrepreneurs? I can’t say for certain, but I think we might all still be sitting in a cave somewhere hitting stuff with rocks. Fortunately, history is full of people with that entrepreneurial spirit. […]
How can you develop your team AND retain them at your company? Try these five tips.
Here’s how to be a supportive leader who keeps top talent but doesn’t hold on too tight. It’s one of the toughest balancing acts any leader faces: You know it’s your job to develop the people on your team so they can take on new opportunities and grow. But as team members become more and […]
Is it time to fire that person?
Three questions you can ask to get clear on one of the toughest decisions a leader can face. Early on in my career, I had to let somebody go. This person wasn’t a good fit, and everybody on the team knew it. In the conversation, I remember saying, “I know how you must feel.” She […]
How to Develop a Leadership Mindset
Discover the mental edge every leader needs to build a successful organization Good leadership is at the heart of every strong organization. You want to change the world. You want to inspire others. You want to accomplish big goals and grow your organization. It sounds like a lot of work – and it is! But […]
What is leadership?
It’s a simple question – but somehow, there is no simple answer. It even stumps the experts. Ralph Stogdill was a psychology professor who literally wrote the book on leadership research. And even he admitted it’s hard to nail down a leadership definition. In his words, “There are almost as many definitions of leadership as […]