How To Successfully Manage A Remote Manager

Just as remote work isn’t for everyone, having a remote manager isn’t for everyone either. I’ve been reporting to one for the...

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Leader or Manager: Where Are You on The Leadership Continuum?

Are you a manager or a leader? There’s no judgment in this question. Leadership isn’t some enlightened state that one achieves after...

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How to Give More Powerful Positive Feedback

Contrary to popular belief, giving positive feedback to your direct reports isn’t just about recognizing them and making them feel good. While...

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6 Ways to Be a Better Leader in 2019

It’s one thing to be the boss, but it’s another thing to be a great boss. And when you’re running a business, it pays to...

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What Are You Looking for in a Manager?

When you’re on the hunt, you spend plenty of time scouring job posts and thinking of yourself as a commodity: Do I...

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Don’t Try to Be the “Cool Manager” — Do This Instead

Earning the nod to steer a team is a tremendous honor. It takes time, though, to develop your true identity in the...

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7 Small Gestures Managers Can Make That Will Go a Long Way

Being a manager means taking on a world of responsibility and juggling people, projects, and deadlines. But if you really want to...

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How Toxic Bosses Can Chase Off Amazing Employees

A recent Gallup study found that around 50 percent of people have left a job to get away from their boss. The...

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How to Protect Your Team from Bullies & Bad Actors in Leadership

Too many professionals find themselves in the orbit of a challenging leader: the diva president, the bully executive director, the “handsy” founder....

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3 Ways Managers Can Empower Team Members With Mental Health Struggles

The stigma of mental illness never made much sense to Ben Congleton, CEO of live-chat software maker Olark. He’d grown up with...

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Starting At The Top: 5 Ways Managers Can Support Employee Mental Health

Understanding how a business can best support its employees’ mental health has evolved drastically in the past decades. Mental health is a...

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8 Ways to Guarantee a Successful Performance Review

HR leaders tend to agonize over developing fair and functional metrics to analyze and track employee performance. Employees often stress about performance...

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