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via Inc.
August 29th, 2013

10 Things Extraordinary Bosses Give Employees

Employees will only care about your business after you first show your concern for them. Good bosses care about getting important things done. Exceptional bosses care to an exceptional degree about the people who work for them.  Here are ten things you can do to show you care. What would...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
via LinkedIn
August 29th, 2013

The Highest ROI Management Tool in Business

What causes a team of highly talented, usually reserved, hardcore engineers to show effusive, unbridled happiness? The CEO at LinkedIn writes about what he believes is the tool that brings the highest return on investment in management. It’s available to everyone, costs essentially nothing...

June 14th, 2013

Words and Phrases that Make Workers Happy

It doesn’t take a big raise or lavish gifts to make employees happy. Certain words and phrases can have the same effect. This article tells bosses which ones to use.

via Forbes
May 24th, 2013

6 Ways Effective Listening Can Make You A Better Leader

Trust is the relational and emotional capital on which business runs. According to this excellent article in Forbes, leaders who listen well build trust and breed loyalty. Unfortunately, less than 2% of all professionals have had any formal training in listening skills and techniques. Here...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
May 12th, 2013

#1 Key to Team Effectiveness

What critical factor is the single strongest predictor of group effectiveness? It isn’t having stable team membership and the right number of people; nor having strong leadership with a vision that is clear, challenging, and meaningful; nor having well-defined roles and responsibilities. It...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
May 9th, 2013

Act Like a Leader Before You Are One

Are you demonstrating leadership in your role no matter where you are on the totem pole? This Harvard Business Review article says you can be a leader right where you are. Read insights that will help you go far.  What suggestions do you have for those who want to "move up"?

January 15th, 2013

10 Questions to Ask and Answer When Delegating

Ron Moore writes for Faith Village about the process of delegation and answers thought-provoking questions concerning effective and efficient delegation. What is important to you when delegating or receiving tasks?

November 20th, 2012

5 Ideas for Giving Thanks

David Roth with WorkMatters shares his ideas for practically thanking the people you work with. This post can  be a good tool to show people you work with the love of Christ for anytime of year. What are some ideas for practically giving thanks at your workplace?

via Inc.
November 20th, 2012

What Great Leaders Have That Good Leaders Don't

Former Navy SEAL Brent Gleeson believes the difference between good and great leadership is loyalty. Gleeson brings his SEAL training about loyalty into his job as a business owner. Read his loyalty lessons that apply to business at Inc.com. What do you think makes a...

October 15th, 2012

A Moral Case for Free Enterprise

Business is a moral enterprise -- something R.G. LeTourneau, American industrialist and LeTourneau University founder, strongly believed. In a video interview, Arthur Brooks of the American Enterprise Institute makes a compelling case for the moral value of free enterprise.