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All-Hands Meetings: Friend or Foe?

Posted on March 27th, by Henry Goldbeck in Leadership. Comments Off on All-Hands Meetings: Friend or Foe?

The last thing we need are more meetings, but having a company-wide gathering will allow you to make sure that everyone is marching toward the same goals.

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I admit it, all-hands meetings are a tough one, especially if you’ve got a larger small business. At my company, VerticalResponse, we were once split between two floors in … Read More »

Ken Blanchard on How Great Leaders Grow

Posted on March 20th, by Lougie in Leadership. Comments Off on Ken Blanchard on How Great Leaders Grow

I recently caught up with Ken Blanchard, who is the Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies. He is the author or coauthor of 50 books that have sold more than 20 million copies, including the iconic One Minute Manager®. His latest book is called Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life. In … Read More »

How to completely, utterly destroy an employee’s work life

Posted on March 8th, by Lougie in HR Management, Leadership. Comments Off on How to completely, utterly destroy an employee’s work life

Recall your worst day at work, when events of the day left you frustrated, unmotivated by the job, and brimming with disdain for your boss and your organization. That day is probably unforgettable. But do you know exactly how your boss was able to make it so horrible for you? Our research provides insight into … Read More »

Office Politics 101: Building Influence

Posted on October 18th, by Henry Goldbeck in Leadership. Comments Off on Office Politics 101: Building Influence

How to Use Your Knowledge to Build Authority

Knowledge is deemed to be the most important of the personal power sources. Referring to what you know and also what you can do. Knowledge is an extraordinary source of power that transcends race and class and, anyone with the desire to attain it can. We gravitate towards … Read More »

How to Determine What Type of Leader You Are?

Posted on October 1st, by Henry Goldbeck in Leadership. Comments Off on How to Determine What Type of Leader You Are?

According to Harvard Business School, the most important and telling question to ask a leader is whom do you serve? Yourself? Your team? Society?

The answer reveals more about leaders than knowing their personality traits. Transactional leaders, the most common type of leader, who exchange benefits with their “subordinates and demands a sense of duty with … Read More »