Leadership Articles

  • 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 motivates someone is based on core personality traits.  “To be a great motivator of people you need to adapt to the different personalities that you're dealing with,” explains writer and speaker Chris Croft in his course Leadership:...

  • phrases not to say at work

    5 Phrases You Should Absolutely Never Say at Work

    August 5, 2019

    The world of work is about relationships. In most organizations, saying the right thing goes a long way in helping you gain support...

  • Asking these seven questions will help you build a better relationship with your boss.

    7 Questions That Ambitious Employees Should Ask Their Boss

    July 29, 2019

    One of the most important and influential relationships you have at work is with your manager. Along with being an example you can...

  • Stanley McCrystal adjusted the american army's leadership approach during the Iraq War out of necessity.

    What This General Learned About Leadership in the Iraq War

    June 24, 2019

    Former General Stanley McChrystal – who was one of America's prominent military leaders during the Iraq War – learned a big lesson...