Leadership Advice

4 Ways The Best Leaders Build Trust

4 Ways The Best Leaders Build Trust

As leaders, it can be daunting to find a balance between your role as a manager and making sure that your employees know that they have your trust to make mistakes and learn from those mistakes without fear of retribution. While you can tell employees that you trust...

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Four Tips to Manage Your Managers

Four Tips to Manage Your Managers

Your managers are in an interesting position. Not only are they leaders themselves, but they are also team members when the hierarchy is considered. This means that as a leader, you must find a way to balance their needs with the overall needs of the company, while...

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The Power of Leading By Example

The Power of Leading By Example

By now you've noticed that leadership is much more than just telling people what to do and expecting them to do it without any pushback. That's not leadership. That's just telling people what to do. While that might work for a few minutes out of every day, a true...

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Knowing When to Let Employees Go

Knowing When to Let Employees Go

As you work toward your vision, you realize you can't do it all yourself. You hire people. I hired people. I needed people, I needed a team. To realize my vision, I needed people just as inspired and creative as I like to think I am. I needed creativity and energy to...

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Returning Inspiration to Your Team

Returning Inspiration to Your Team

There is an inevitability in business, one that we cannot control but we can manage. This inevitable variable is the passage of time. With the passage of time, we can become complacent, uninspired and so caught up in our day-to-day tasks that we lose sight of the...

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What Continuous Learning Means For Your Employees

What Continuous Learning Means For Your Employees

Being a leader means that you have many responsibilities besides just showing up to the office, assigning tasks and solving problems with your team. One of the most important responsibilities you'll face is empowering your employees with the ability to move onward and...

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How to Turn Your Employees Into Company Leaders

How to Turn Your Employees Into Company Leaders

One of the many things I have learned as a leader over the years is that you cannot lead alone. Sure, you might be the only one sitting at your desk, with your particular title, but you need help. Building your vision takes specific skills and attitudes, tasks and...

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The Most Common Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

The Most Common Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur, I can attest that you'll face numerous challenges on the road to success. Taking your vision from inception to a marketable business can seem daunting, but if you have the right mindset, it is absolutely achievable. There is a laundry list of...

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