Leadership Advice

to improve performance on modern teams

What Are You Doing Wrong As A Leader For Your Startup?

What does it mean to be the leader of a startup? Does it require a special skill-set, and if so, can those skills be developed? Being a leader requires having a vision for your company, finding employees who are aligned with that vision, and maintaining alignment over time....

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How To Celebrate National High Five Day At Work

In 2002, college students at the University of Virginia created National High Five Day, an unofficial national holiday. On this day,...

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5 Surprising Signs Of A Disengaged Employee

I love the definition of employee engagement that I read in this recent TalentCulture post. It’s succinct and comprehensive:   When...

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10 Questions To Create A Workplace Culture That Employees Love

What exactly is workplace culture? The definitions vary greatly depending on who you ask. This Harvard Business Review piece entitled, How...

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How To Demolish The Wall Between Personal And Professional Growth

I recently interviewed the CEO of Refound, Jonathan Raymond, on how leaders can develop the skills necessary to become true mentors to the...

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At least 15 Questions To Solicit High Quality Employee Feedback

In business, we are often so results-focused that we can discourage the disruptive thinking that leads to success. But curiosity is vital...

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6 Productivity Hacks From These Top Influencers

Everyone these days wants to figure out how to do more with their time, whether that’s using little tips and tricks to...

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15Five 2.0: Putting The People Back In People Analytics

What is more valuable to a manager, team data they can measure or qualitative employee feedback? The quick answer…both are equally...

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How To Use Position Agreements To Set Expectations Between Managers And Employees

What is business coaching? Ha! That’s a trick question. We addressed that in the first installment in this interview series with EMyth...

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Business Coaching: Soft Art or Hard Science? An Interview with EMyth’s Martin Kamenski

What is business coaching? When I first heard about this phenomenon, I was skeptical. And the more I learned about coaching, the more...

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Infographic: Should You Allow Remote Work At Your Company?

See Full Infographic Below It’s no secret that remote work arrangements have become more prevalent over the last decade. These scenarios...

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