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What Research From Google Can Teach Us About Great Leadership

Check out this list of the top behaviors of Google's best managers

Back in 2008, a team of researchers at Google started a fascinating project called Project Oxygen, in order to determine the qualities of their highest-performing managers. Recently, that team updated its research and modified and added some qualities. Here is that more recent list of ...

by Shawn Doyle  | September 21, 2018 12:00:00
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These 4 Old-School Leadership Principles Still Ring True Today

Technology changes a lot very fast. People, not so much

The business world has certainly changed since leaders like David Ogilvy or Peter Drucker were looked to for leadership advice. But just because the workplaces of today are more inclusive, diverse and faster moving doesn’t mean that the leadership principles espoused by a previous generation of ...

by John Boitnott  | June 15, 2018 06:00:00
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Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Great Leader?

Because it takes everything you've got

I recently hosted the Next Level Leadership Summit in Connecticut, where the main focus was answering the following question: What does it take to lead?The attendees were seasoned businessmen who ran multiple 7-figure businesses. They had a chance to hear from entrepreneurs ...

by Raul Villacis  | June 14, 2018 06:00:00
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3 Leadership Strategies That Will Help Your Business Grow

Hard choices and hard work await you, if you want to change your company's trajectory toward success

All my life, I’ve loved fixing and improving things, whether I’m tinkering in the garage or revamping a company’s strategy. That love is what brought me to NCR in 2005, where I was tasked as CEO with fixing an unsustainable business model.NCR ...

by Bill Nuti  | February 20, 2018 02:00:00
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8 Habits of Highly Successful Leaders

Great leaders are driven by an all-consuming desire to love others and give back to their communities

Highly successful leaders understand that success in any form is not an event, it’s a process. The most successful leaders understand that success is something that is cultivated over time. Success is a daily grind, a daily commitment, that functions around your life ...

by Sherrie Campbell  | February 12, 2018 08:00:00
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It's Tough to Hear, But Your Company Doesn't Always Need You

Sometimes a company functions better without its leader

It’s common for startup leaders to feel that they have to do it all. That they have to be involved in every project, have all the answers and  keep a hundred other balls up in the air. But that type of micromanagement can ...

by Heather R. Huhman  | January 15, 2018 02:00:00
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7 Traits of Exceptional Leaders

To lead successfully requires earning the confidence of those who are to be led

Emotions are the universal language. The way the emotions are felt is the same in each of us. What triggers our emotion is individual, but if we can feel our own pain then we can know what it is like for another ...

by Sherrie Campbell  | March 27, 2017 01:00:00
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4 Things the New Leader of an Organization Should Do Right Away

If you're taking on a leadership role, there are things you can do to hit the ground running

Changing leadership is an adjustment process. It’s a period of excitement, growing pains and hope. While earning the trust and loyalty of an entire organization is a challenge, there are four things an incoming leader can do right away to hit the ground running and ...

by Tom Gimbel  | March 25, 2017 12:00:00
Startup Tips

8 Inspiring Leadership Tips From Supervillains

Leadership is a tough gig, but fortunately there is one group of people who have demonstrated the requisite skills time and again: Supervillains!

Once your business evolves from its startup phase and into a functioning company, you’re going to be relying more and more on your leadership skills to keep the ship moving in the right direction. Leadership is a tough gig, but fortunately there is one group of ...

by Nick Leftley  | February 26, 2017 08:00:00
Startup Tips

All Successful Entrepreneurs Share These 4 Qualities

EY and Harvard Business Review explored the state of entrepreneurship over the past three decades

What are the qualities of an effective entrepreneur?In a recent study, professional services firm EY and the Harvard Business Review teamed up to look back at 30 years of entrepreneurship and 9,200 winners of EY's Entrepreneur of the Year program to identify the ...

by Nina Zipkin  | February 05, 2017 10:00:00
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Courting millennials: A national business youth summit by the Aboitiz Group shows us how

No talk of forever at this year’s AFLBS, but responsibility and commitment were fully covered

“We don’t want to make it quick. This is not a one night stand. This is a courtship, for a marriage.”I just had to scribble that as quickly as I could, as soon as I heard, the words spoken by Xavier “Txabi” ...

by Jen Balboa  | December 01, 2016 12:00:00
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The top 4 things your employees look for in their careers

Have a solid plan on how to help your teammates achieve their goals, even personal ones

 As leaders, we must always hold ourselves accountable to build meaningful and purposeful relationships with our employees. This allows us to better understand those we are serving and what motivates them to perform for the betterment of a healthier whole.Assessments, books and ...

by Glenn Llopis  | December 01, 2016 12:00:00
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How to disrupt your next meeting ”" and look like the smartest person in the room

Even the most ineffective meetings represent opportunities for leverage

Eighty percent of success, the saying holds, is about just showing up.By this measure, the millions of meetings that are held in offices across the United States every day provide attendees with a strong chance to make the other 20 percent happen.If they could ...

by Harrison Monarth  | November 21, 2016 08:00:00
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