Communication

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Would you work for this guy?

October 19, 2017
When tough-as-nails Hunter Harrison became CEO of railway company CSX Corp. in March 2017, the stock soared. That’s because Harrison, 72, has a track record of impressive turnarounds—taking underperforming railroad com­panies and boosting their profits.

If it works, get rid of it

October 13, 2017
Employers of all sizes have increasingly allowed staffers to work from home on a full- or part-time basis. But now some big corporations are changing their mind.

Starbucks’ charity bonded staff

October 13, 2017
Here’s an easy way to make your team come together: Mobilize everyone to donate time and energy to improve their community.

If they offer it, take it!

October 10, 2017
James Patterson, the world’s highest-paid and possibly most prolific author, describes the best advice he ever received.

Push stars to rise even higher

October 5, 2017
As a junior at the University of Florida, first-team All-American Abby Wambach attended a coveted camp for the nation’s best under-21 soccer players. At the camp, she played against a women’s professional league and performed well. Or so she thought.

Dissect errors without finger-pointing

September 26, 2017
For years, Sheryl Sandberg handled employees’ mistakes by following standard procedure: Identify the key participants, meet with them and assess to what extent they take responsibility for their error. While there’s nothing wrong with that strategy, it has its limits.

Shut down the ‘shoulds’

September 25, 2017
Denise Renee Green helps leaders manage their time, boost their efficiency and communicate more forcefully. They often call her the “should police.”

Breaking bad news

September 18, 2017
Q. I am a real-estate agent working in a relatively active market. I have noticed that delivering bad news to my clients can sour our relationship; they seem to like me less. What can I do to prevent clients from “shooting the messenger”?

When you praise, make it count

September 8, 2017
You’ve heard it hundreds of times: Praise employees to reinforce desired action or effort. But there’s a right and wrong way to compliment someone.

Give bad news in a good way

September 8, 2017
If your job involves delivering bad news to employees, the blowback can sting. The simple act of communicating something awful can wreak havoc on your emotions.
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