Leadership Development

Leadership Tips, Vol. 619

May 9, 2019
How popular are your execs? … ABC: Always Be Cutting.

9 nasty names I’ve been called as a female leader … or were they compliments?

May 2, 2019
When I started work as a doctor, I allowed more of my natural leadership qualities to show. The negative feedback about my “personality” began immediately.

You need to practice at … well, practice!

May 2, 2019
The book Practice Perfect: 42 Rules for Getting Better at Getting Better demonstrates ways we can all be more successful in our work and our lives.

4 actions that make you unlikeable

April 25, 2019
Do you need everyone to like you at work to succeed? No, but it sure does make the time you spend there a whole lot better. Avoid these behaviors that lower your likeability.

How much does a résumé lie matter?

April 11, 2019
Q. Recently, it came to light—only to me—that one of our star employees lied on his résumé six years ago to get the job. Our organization has a zero-tolerance policy on dishonesty, so I’m in a real bind here. This person’s production is really off the charts. Any advice?

The Leader’s Horoscope: How many business cards do you have?

April 11, 2019
What’s your sign?

“I’ll be happy when …” Is this you?

April 11, 2019
I’ll be happy when I get a new job … I’ll be happy when I get married … I’ll be happy when I make my first million … Sound familiar?

By the way… pay your taxes!

April 11, 2019
In case you need more motivation, here’s a list of famous tax evaders to serve as cautionary tales.

Should you write a book?

April 11, 2019
Thinking about writing your first book? As a successful business leader, you certainly have ideas and experiences to share. Here are some things to consider as you start your journey.

Rant at your peril—it never works

April 11, 2019
By their very nature rants are unplanned and instinctual; any solid advice of pre-announcement cool-down or discussion of a more productive and reasonable attack are likely lost as the dam gives way.