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Lead on

Observations about leadership

Startup mentor touts value of relationships

Scott Weiss had a 30-year business career that included 22 as CEO. He has worked on three continents.

October 14, 2018 1:00 am


Work to make introverts active in meetings

The mere mention of them can cause people to cringe, and yet they're essential to getting things done.Meetings.

October 7, 2018 1:00 am


City trails US average for finance salaries

If you want to recruit the best talent, your salary structure needs to be top-notch, too.

September 30, 2018 1:00 am


Managers are people developers

Thirty-five percent of managers are engaged and 33 percent of U.S. employees are engaged.

September 23, 2018 1:00 am


Author's vacation solution? Cross-train staff

That peak summer vacation season? Yes, we all survived it again.

September 16, 2018 1:00 am


Conversing with staff key to success

What you expect is your vision. The standard. The goal.

September 9, 2018 1:00 am


Survey finds US workers crave appreciation

I would call this a mailbag column, but most of what I'm going to share came through my inbox.

September 2, 2018 1:00 am


Be adaptable, be a visionary, speakers assert

Leaders need to learn the value of being “hands off.” When they have their “fingers in everything,” it's harder...

August 26, 2018 1:00 am


Good leaders able to show others they care

It's about trust and influence. That's how Craig Groeschel sums up leadership.

August 19, 2018 1:00 am


Successes show way to growth

Leaders who want to ensure their teams are capable of conquering the next challenge should evaluate the steps and structure that led to...

August 5, 2018 1:00 am


Ghosting more common difficulty for bosses

Some job candidates are becoming so choosy they're blowing off interviews and becoming no-shows, even after they've accepted a...

July 29, 2018 1:00 am


Taking breaks actually boosts productivity

Take a break. You deserve it. And don't forget to encourage your employees to do the same.

July 22, 2018 1:00 am