If your boss routinely delegates projects without telling you how things should get done, and then picks apart your work and asks you to start over, you need to get proactive.
Some of your most valuable employees are those junior staff who act and contribute far beyond their pay grade. Look out for these individuals so you can recognize them, cultivate their talents, and set them up as examples to others. Here are three characteristics to spot:
Is cowardice the worst characteristic a leader can have?
As a start-up gets off the ground, it has a short-lived opportunity to decide how it wants to do business. With each new hire company culture becomes more entrenched and somewhere after two dozen employees, it tends to cement. Establish a set of genuine values before your start-up gets too complex.
It’s been a tough five years for the economy and anyone associated with it. The worst recession and bear market since the 1930s. Shrinking nest eggs. Mass layoffs. Chronic unemployment and underemployment. And those lucky enough to have jobs can find themselves burdened by fear of job loss and the pressure to “do more with less.”
Whether you are vying for a highly-prized account, convincing a CFO to loosen the purse strings, or swaying a new team, you need a winning pitch. Here are three steps to compose and deliver it:
Every team has a certain amount of conflict, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. As a leader you should identify whether the tension is destructive or constructive, and address it directly.
Seeming endless bank scandal have made people start to question the credibility of CEOs everywhere.
Want to move beyond blame to a culture of accountability? Start with yourself.