Rachel Lefkowitz

Posts by Rachel Lefkowitz

  • How to Be A Collaborative and Influential Leader (Using Body Language)

    How to Be A Collaborative and Influential Leader (Using Body Language)

    November 4, 2019

    Think of the best leaders you know. They stand tall, hold eye contact, and use their hands to make a point—all body language cues that signal confidence and authority.  But in today’s collaborative workplace culture, you may also notice that strong leaders communicate empathy and warmth. It’s not an easy balance.  It’s a move from “command and control” to...

  • How to be an inclusive leader in a diverse workforce

    6 Ways to Be an Inclusive Manager in a Diverse Workforce

    October 28, 2019

    Diverse talent brings the skills, perspectives, and experiences organizations need to be successful. It’s no surprise that organizations are under pressure to hire diverse teams. But diversity without inclusion is a dead end.  Even though 97% of companies have a diversity program in place, as much as 50% of underrepresented groups still see bias as part of their...

  • The #1 quality people want in a manager

    The #1 Quality People Want in a Manager Is…

    October 21, 2019

    If you are a manager, one of your top goals is likely to be an effective (and maybe even beloved) leader of people. If this is you, then the number one quality you should exhibit is:  Problem solving.  In honor of National Boss’s Day, LinkedIn Learning surveyed over 2,000 professionals to find out the qualities employees want most in a manager. Overwhelmingly,...

  • Learn these four personality types to be a better manager

    4 Personality Types You Need to Know as a Manager

    October 14, 2019

    If you can figure out what drives people—what really makes them tick—you’ll bring out their best. And more often than not, what...

  • Communication mistakes to avoid at all costs in high stakes situations

    4 Communication Mistakes to Avoid At All Costs

    September 30, 2019

    High-stakes situations are the micro career-defining moments when every word counts. The people putting you on the spot have the power...

  • cultivate habit for confidence

    Cultivate This Workplace Habit to Boost Confidence

    September 16, 2019

    Is your colleague (or boss) driving you bananas? Is the ‘prove yourself monster’ louder than usual? It may be time to implement a...