Successful leaders are the power and intellect behind their organizations. They are the visionaries charged with steering their brand around pitfalls.
Here are eight things that exceptional bosses tell their employees daily. Start using these daily (or begin looking for a boss who does), and watch your success skyrocket.
Like everyone in your workplace, millennials should be celebrated for the strengths of their differences. Where one executive sees someone with a selfie fixation, another leader sees a teammate who has meaningful and important insights into the next social trend.
The Hope Theory, which was tested in the early 1990s, finds that hope can play a dual role– working positively before the appearance of a problem, as well as after a problem has appeared.
Not all leaders are good and acknowledgement of this can often be the first step towards better leadership. In order to lead better, leaders and academics have turned to the idea of authentic leadership.
Occasionally, though, CEOs are out of their depth. Or perhaps just trying to secure their own bonuses, rather than drive companies in fresh new — and even profitable — directions.
Featured here are books that hone your management skills, usually by providing examples, both good and bad.
We’ve come to expect a lot of our leaders. Top executives, the thinking goes, should have the intellectual capacity to make sense of unfathomably complex issues.
“It’s been said that leadership is making important but unpopular decisions. That’s certainly a partial truth, but I think it underscores the importance of focus. To be a good leader, you cannot major in minor things, and you must be less distracted than your competition. To get the few critical things done, you must develop incredible selective ignorance. Otherwise, the trivial will drown you.”
When we think of great leaders, certain characteristics come to mind: They have confidence in their abilities and conviction in their beliefs. They “trust their gut,” “stay the course,” and “prove others wrong.” They aren’t “pushovers,” and they certainly don’t “flip-flop.” But this archetype is terribly outdated.