5 Unmistakable Signs You’re An Emergent Leader—Based On Science

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By Tony Ewing – Forbes Emergent leaders are people whose colleagues see as informal leaders. Take, for example, people who managed the virtual transitions of their offices during the pandemic. Their bosses were often preoccupied with strategic concerns. As a result, they picked up the slack to organize themselves. In other words, such situations gave… read more

6 Ways to Not Take Things Personally

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By Ellen Hendricksen, Ph.D. – Psychology Today Walk the line between overreacting and underreacting. Every one of us has a tender underbelly of our psyche. Everyone has something they’re sensitive about, where even a gentle poke can feel more like a thwack. Comments don’t slide off like water from a duck’s back; rather, we feel… read more

Leadership Basics For Frontline Managers

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By Angela Kambouris – Entrepreneur When it comes to transforming an organization’s strategy into results, frontline managers are the linchpin of business success. Few roles demand technical knowledge, expertise, and soft skills such as clear communication, team building, and resolving conflicts. In her book Becoming a Manager, Harvard Business professor Linda A. Hill describes how managers are the… read more

Taco Bell to Throw 400 Socially Distanced Hiring Parties

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More than 400 Taco Bell restaurants across the country will be hosting hiring parties Tuesday, a festive program the Irvine, Calif.-based chain first tested in 2018 to attract more applicants. The event, now in its third year, has been modified to incorporate social-distancing protocols as the company looks to hire hundreds of employees for the… read more

3 Choices in Life Separate True Leaders From Mere Managers

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By Marcel Schwantes – Inc. Can you imagine working for someone in a high-level management role and suddenly it dawns on you: This person isn’t leadership caliber. Your next thought maybe, How in the world did he (or she) make it this far up the ladder? It’s a fair question. Managers are promoted to esteemed leadership roles every day who have no… read more

Becoming a Great Manager or Leader

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By Marty Nemko Ph.D. – Psychology Today I am developing a leadership/management boot camp for students at a local university. Here, I adapt it for you, the Psychology Today reader: I offer its core content plus an easily doable activity that enables you to apply that content even if you’re not currently in a managerial or leadership role…. read more

Do You Need a Leader or a Manager?

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By Ed Cook – TheChangeDecision The words leader and manager often are used interchangeably,  and with that slipshod usage, their individual meanings can be lost.   Peter Drucker and Warren Bennis are often quoted as saying: “Management is doing the things right and Leadership is doing the right thing”    This points to deeper insights.  Management… read more

These are the skills and mindsets of the leader of the future

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By Marisol Garcia Fuentes – Entrepreneur When we hear the word water, an image immediately comes to mind, we know what we are talking about. The same does not happen with the term leadership or when we want to refer to the leader. However, this character plays a fundamental role in cultures and organizations. Jacob… read more

5 things leaders should never say to their teams

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By Patrick Gray – TechRepublic Sometimes statements that seem simple are easily misinterpreted. Here are phrases to avoid using with your teams and alternate suggestions. Language is a powerful tool and one that’s often taken for granted. As leaders, there are often many ears trained in our direction, and poor use of language can have… read more