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3 Sure-Fire Ways to Undermine Your Leadership Integrity

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

When you possess leadership integrity, people trust your decisions. They understand you have a vision, and because of your positive influence they take ownership in the plan, the process and the product.

Ambiguity? A New Book Suggests Leaders Should Learn to Love It

Christopher B. Nelson | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Christopher B. Nelson

Through befriending ambiguity, we become more aware of the possibilities available to us. And the more we understand the range of choices we have, the better our choices will be.

Too Many Bosses, Not Enough Leaders

Lynn Power | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Lynn Power

Bosses are very different than leaders. Bosses tend to have a style that is about command and control. They micromanage. They wordsmith. They do things just because 'they can.' They tend to lead with fear rather than encouragement. They are, just like the word, 'bossy.'

The 7 Types Of Bosses College Students Want

Uloop | Posted 05.25.2015 | College

In my experience, and thanks to some feedback from current and former students, college students appear to want a boss who has the following characteristics.

My Wishlist for Students: College Is About More Than Grades

Christina Berchini | Posted 04.11.2015 | Education
Christina Berchini

Those behind a recent survey about high education were interested in whether high school graduates felt they were ready for college. In my opinion, there are ways to fill those perceived "gaps" upon entering college, and many of them have absolutely nothing to do with grades.

I Am Grateful Social Media Wasn't Around When I Was a Kid

Christina Berchini | Posted 04.05.2015 | Technology
Christina Berchini

It's time old people stopped holding young people responsible for not developing the wisdom and experience that take a life time to develop. The decisions I make at 34 look very different from the decisions I made at 20. And the same goes (or will go) for every person reading this post.

Why a Boss's Power Can Undermine the Company's Success

Douglas LaBier | Posted 03.22.2015 | Business
Douglas LaBier

The role and impact of power in an organization is complex. It's highly interwoven with the attitudes and personality of people who have achieved power and status within their organizations, and how they express it.

8 Badass Bosses & How They Made It

Refinery29 | Gina Marinell | Posted 12.12.2014 | Style

It wasn’t all that long ago that a woman had to wear a suit to be taken seriously in the workplace, much less to be viewed and respected as the boss...

5 Things Women Entrepreneurs Can Teach Men

Brian Horn | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Brian Horn

Women make excellent entrepreneurs as well as great moms, wives, sisters, daughters and friends. These five points are just a few reasons that they make better bosses than men. If men are wise, they will implement a few of them in their own lives to become a better entrepreneur.

Rules for Surviving the Modern Office

Dina Mikhails | Posted 07.22.2014 | Small Business
Dina Mikhails

While it might be tempting to agree with your boss's remark on a co-worker's inability to multi-task or the new administrator's inappropriate attire, resist the urge to throw a punch.

Introvert or Extrovert: What Style Is More Likely to Help You Get a Big Promotion at Work?

Jeffrey M Cohn | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Jeffrey M Cohn

There is a good word to describe the "and" versus "either/or" phenomenon being described -- ambiversion.

The Right Mix of Personalities Can Drive Teams to Great Achievement: The Wrong Derail Them

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Most of us focus on the external -- what our bosses and co-workers do and say. But relationships can benefit if we spend a little time on what is behind behavior -- the human wiring that makes up each of us.

If Teens Acted Like Parents

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 04.14.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Maybe we can all learn something while having a few laughs. Let's imagine that our teen children were adults and they were doing to us what we do to them.

If You Were a Horrible Boss, Would You Even Know It?

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Why are there so many bad bosses? They're bad because everyone is afraid to tell them. And generally, as you climb the corporate ladder, fewer and fewer people tell you the truth. This is terribly unfair when you think about it. What's a horrible boss to do? I can give you three proven steps.

History Lesson: No, Narcissism Does Not Benefit Leadership

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

The narcissist's obsession with being right, first and special destroys an essential sensitivity to the array of relationship intricacies and nuances that every good leader must nurture.

A Self-Evaluation Selfie

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

When communicating detail-oriented tasks for me to perform, please speak slowly and softly. If possible, light incense and put on James Taylor to increase my comfort level. Think of deadlines not so much as specific points in time, but Einsteinian concepts of expanding, infinite units of time.

It's Time to Get Rid of All Bosses

Rana Florida | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

The goal of team members and colleagues is to add value, skills and expertise. Managers can and should enable and even unleash their people, but they cannot control them. I am not the boss of my team, but I am available for feedback and input.

Americans Prefer Male Bosses (Fun Fact: Women Are Better Managers)

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.11.2013 | Business

Even though the evidence is piling up that women tend to be better managers, a larger share of Americans continue to say they'd rather be managed by m...

Things Bosses Shouldn't Say... But Do

John Friedman | Posted 12.22.2013 | Business
John Friedman

Do these sound familiar? What have you heard (either directly or indirectly)? Anyone willing to share things that they said and later regretted?

You're Not Steve Jobs, This Isn't Apple

Spencer Toyama | Posted 11.24.2013 | Hawaii
Spencer Toyama

Apple's success is really the product of a number of many, many factors. Simplifying the most visible aspects of the business to a single point such as product design, interface design, product engineering, marketing, or vertical market places is shortsighted and possibly dangerous for a business.

WATCH: Life At A Bossless Office

Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Could you imagine a workplace where nobody's in charge, you don't work your way up from a cubicle to the corner office, and employees vote on who gets...

When Managers Go Helicopter: How to Deal With a Hovering Boss

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 08.15.2013 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The first step towards getting a boss to loosen her grip is to remove any possibility from her mind that she needs to be that way. Get to work on time. Meet deadlines. Be productive. Make clients happy.

Are Women Sexist?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.24.2013 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Many feminists have rejected the notion that women can be sexist towards men because women lack the institutional power than men have. Except we know that's changing.

What's Worse Than a Coworker Who Undermines You?

Adam Grant | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Adam Grant

When we're being undermined by one person, we recognize the importance of seeking support from someone else. But it may be even more critical to invest in those supportive relationships when dealing with someone who's guilty of both undermining and supporting us.

10 Jobs Where Workers Are Most Likely To Hate Their Boss

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business

Hate your boss? You might want to blame your career choice. The job site Payscale ranked the jobs where workers are most likely to hate their mana...