One leader’s advice for improving profitability and avoiding burnout

Tabitha Scott has been named one of the Top 10 Most Inspiring Women Leaders of 2022 and is a member of the Forbes Business Council 2022–2023. Here she shares her insights about increasing employee potential and engagement to improve profitability while avoiding burnout.

Insights from Lyndsay Dowd about developing leadership and transforming culture

Lyndsay Dowd has transitioned from a top-performing sales leader at a Fortune 500 company to a corporate leadership coach and mentor. She shares her leadership insights in her new book, Top Down Culture: Revolutionizing Leadership to Drive Results, which discusses leadership development and corporate culture transformation.

11 ways to improve your leadership skills in five minutes a day

Want to develop your leadership skills but can’t find the time? Jo Anne Preston had you in mind when she wrote Lead the Way in Five Minutes a Day. Her book is a handy reference guide designed to strengthen key skills with practical tips and techniques to address common leadership challenges, even if you have just five minutes a day.

Leaders affirm the value of employee recognition efforts

Employee recognition is a simple way to show commitment to employees, and if done well, it can increase employee satisfaction and engagement. We asked leaders and colleagues to share their thoughts about the value they see in recognition and examples of techniques in practice. Here’s what they had to say.


Today's Leadership Tip

Each year that the digital lifestyle engulfs us all, the power of a simple handwritten note grows. Just as getting a real greeting card in the mail dwarfs even the snazziest animated e-card, handing off a note of thanks, encouragement or motivation written in your own hand is a gesture that gets noticed and remembered. If your staff doesn't know your lettering by sight, it might mean your communications with them could use a personal touch.


Q. I’m in the process of gaining U.S. citizenship. When I applied for a job recently, the employer asked me to produce documents proving I was legally able to work. I provided my driver’s license and Social Security card, but then he asked for a “green card,” which I do not have. Is this legal?

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