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Observations about leadership

Punishment often not best motivator

Mackenzie Kyle likes to use a bit of psychology to push for better performance. If you’re used to correcting children who get out of line or commit errors in judgment, punis ...

October 29, 2016 10:01 pm


Performance principles: Reinforce the positives

If you're used to correcting children, punishment is often the go-to solution for undesirable behavior. But that doesn't always work at work -- the goal is to focus on responses that might motivate.

October 28, 2016 10:23 am


Forums build leadership in young women

The Indiana Commission for Women has three regional forums scheduled to help develop the next generation of female leaders. The forums, including one in Fort Wayne, are to help hi ...

October 22, 2016 10:01 pm


Commission for Women wants to train next leaders

The Indiana Commission for Women has three regional forums scheduled to help develop the next generation of female leaders.

October 21, 2016 11:00 am


Authors explore integrating leadership, strategy

The interdependency of the two are among topics explored in a book released Oct. 11 by Harbir Singh and Michael Useem.

October 18, 2016 11:28 am


Today's the day for your boss

If you look at the average desk calendar, you will probably see Columbus Day, Yom Kippur and Halloween noted as October holidays. But here’s another October celebration that ...

October 15, 2016 10:01 pm


Boss's Day an opportunity to think about engagement, coaching

The average desk calendar probably has Columbus Day, Yom Kippur and Halloween noted as October holidays. But here's another October celebration that some people observe -- Boss's Day.

October 14, 2016 12:10 pm


Less will impress hiring managers

The recruiting and hiring process is always interesting. Most times that we’ve had a staff vacancy to fill in departments I’ve managed, we have posted the position on ...

October 8, 2016 10:01 pm


Job candidates might get closer look by following what hiring managers request

Usually, at least one or two applicants provide a clue about their style with the materials they send for review.

October 7, 2016 10:03 am


Learning to ask questions is a vital art

Asking questions is hard. OK, so it’s not really hard. I’m a journalist. That’s what we do. A friend of mine taking note of my frequently inquisitive tendency re ...

October 1, 2016 10:01 pm