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What's the Secret to Becoming a Leader? Stop Being a Boss

Striving to become a legendary leader? Ditch those management habits and focus on the bigger picture

Although the difference between managers and leaders appears almost nitpicky at face value, it’s actually quite distinct. The former control the direction of progressthrough existing and emerging processes; the latter provide vision and inspirationwithout getting in the trenches. Think of leaders as premium fuel ...

by Peter Daisyme  | May 25, 2018 02:00:00
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Signs That Your Boss is Abusive and You Should Consider Resigning

Bully bosses are not worth the stress

You’ve probably had a strict boss at some point in your career: one who doesn’t take anyone’s crap, who’s focused on efficiency, and who pushes you to your limits. Maybe he or she turned out to be your accidental mentor, because of ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | April 10, 2018 12:00:00
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5 Essentials for Succeeding When You Become Your Own Boss

You can build the business of your dreams and create a life of freedom

Picture this. You get to your desk on that last Monday morning. You’ve spent years working this job that hasn’t been what you wanted for your life, but you smile because it’s almost over. You put in your notice two weeks ago. ...

by Kimanzi Constable  | April 08, 2018 02:00:00
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(Infographic) Want to Sell an Idea to Your Boss? Check This Out

Here are a few tips and tricks for pitching up the chain of command

Convincing someone to give your idea a shot is no easy task, especially when it’s your boss. While it may sound like a daunting task, pitching new ideas can come easy with a few simply tricks.For starters, make sure you’re prepared to sell your idea, and that ...

by Rose Leadem  | March 31, 2018 02:00:00
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You're Not a Regular Boss, You're a 'Cool' Boss -- Would Your Employees Agree?

Unfortunately, it's very hard to be a cool boss

As an entrepreneur who started a midsize company (and recently sold it), I can tell you that every business owner wants to be a cool boss. And by cool, I mean likable.I don't think anyone starts out as a manager or business ...

by Gabriel Shaoolian  | January 14, 2018 06:00:00
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6 Signs Employees Hate Working For Their Boss

Are you an unpopular boss? Here's how to tell

If you’re already a manager or supervisor, you’re at risk for becoming estranged from your employees; that possibility just comes with the territory.But for many managers, that first promotion prompts a strange personality shift: They become distant and formal, focusing on policy and ...

by AJ Agrawal  | November 27, 2017 08:00:00
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Is Your Boss a Bully? New Research Says There's a Surprising Reason Why

There's a reason why some bosses are abusive

Need a quick mental boost? Be a jerk. At least, that’s what one group of researchers has discovered.According to a recent study published in the Academy of Management Journal, when bossesbully or belittle their employees, they experience short-lived benefits such as improved well-being and replenished energy.While research has ...

by Rose Leadem  | October 08, 2017 08:00:00
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5 Simple Ways to Be a Better Boss

Care about your employees, and let them know

Of the 28.8 million businesses in the U.S., about 80 percent, or 23 million, have no employees. The owners have to worry about their business and that’s it. There’s no element of personnel management involved. However, many entrepreneurs -- the remaining 5.8 million ...

by Brian Hamilton  | August 31, 2017 08:00:00
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4 Ways to Make Your Boss Like You

Remember: Your boss is just like your customer

Relationships between bosses and subordinates have existed since the dawn of humankind. But despite the millennia we’ve spent as a species handling these relationships, we're still unequipped to deal with the tension they foster in today's office environment.So, what can handle it? The answer is lots and ...

by Jesse Wood  | July 25, 2017 06:00:00
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5 Signs Your Boss Might be a Psychopath

Your emails might hold the biggest clues

They’re charismatic, unpredictable and make you do things you never imagined.These traits could describe the most inspirational bosses you ever had. But as we learned at a SXSW panel this week, they could also describe psychopaths when combined with other key traits such ...

by Linda Lacina  | March 23, 2017 12:00:00
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How To Build Positive Relationships With Your Boss and Colleagues

Mutual respect makes the office much more pleasant

In the past, an employee’s relationship with their direct supervisor was found to be one of the most influential factors on whether or not the employee enjoyed their job. Over time, this dynamic has somewhat changed.In recent years, relationships with colleagues have ...

by Paul White  | December 13, 2016 12:00:00
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Set up business in 2 days ”" government promises

All local government units mandated to comply

 Entrepreneurs will soon be able to acquire a business permit in less than two days, in a bid to address the administration’s heed to streamline business processes.The Departments of Trade and Industry (DTI), Interior and Local Government (DILG) and Information and Communication ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 30, 2016 06:00:00
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Are you a horrible boss?

These 4 subtle signs will tell you.

Being a good leader is no easy task. There are a lot of characteristics a boss needs to be great. But there are just as many things that make a boss absolutely terrible.Related: The 6 Most Familiar 'Bad Boss' Types and What ...

by Neil Patel  | June 20, 2016 04:00:00