Leadership & Career

Make your commute … longer?

April 27, 2015
It might be worth a shot.

4 tips for effective virtual delegation

April 16, 2015
It’s hard enough to pass off a task without being physically disconnected from someone. But in the modern age, you don’t always get to delegate face to face.

You don’t have to be well-read, but you do have to read

March 4, 2015
The question always seems to come up, whether at a party or chatting with staff: “Read any good books lately?”

Depending on the rabbit’s foot? Hey, it didn’t work for the rabbit

February 23, 2015
Shamrocks on display this week bring the idea of career “luck” center stage. Does it even exist?

Do you have the pragmatism of Edison?

February 12, 2015
An old story about the inventor puts your attitude under the microscope.

Inspire them with feats of daring!

February 3, 2015
If your employees perceive their lives as much more fun and adventurous than your own, why exactly should they look up to you?

The feng shui of leadership

January 20, 2015
Remember that when you sit behind a desk and your employees are sitting in front of you, you are clearly positioned as the superior, which produces a natural reticence in people you’re paying to speak openly.

Follow the leadership

January 6, 2015
As some scientific research and tactics of successful leaders prove, it sometimes pays to go against the grain and experiment with unorthodox management tactics.

It takes 60 seconds to tell if you’re really a manager

December 26, 2014
If you’re experiencing doubts about your ability to become (or stay) a leader, it might be time to take the mirror test.

Promoting? Don’t factor in child care responsibilities

December 15, 2014
A woman who was turned down for a promotion to a manager or an assistant manager postion in a pawn shop in Alabama claimed the employer discriminated against her because of her gender and child care responsibilities.