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Not Making Business Decisions = Making Bad Business Decisions

When Werner Co. faces growing pains, its president avoids making business decisions that could jeopardize the company—but his inaction is still a decision.

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6 Tips for Building a Better Marketing Team

To get the most from your marketing team or consultants, you must act as a leader. Follow these tips to get a better marketing team & reach your objectives.

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Shut Up and Listen: How to Practice Effective Listening for Leaders

The key to active listening in leadership is to “shut up” and count to 10. This simple exercise discourages interruptions and boosts effective listening.

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Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Surviving a Business Divorce

A business divorce is sometimes inevitable, but it can be avoided. Precautionary measures and written agreements can aid in resolving partnership disputes when they occur.

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For Effective Boards, “Noses In, Fingers Out” Can Be Widely Interpreted

Should an effective board of directors stick its nose into business matters or keep its fingers out? A leadership crisis heightens the question.

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How NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Combined Behavioral Science and Leadership to Battle COVID-19… Whether He Knew It or Not

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s COVID-19 briefing is a lesson for leaders on the power of cognitive biases and behavioral science in management.

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The Danger of Overconfident Leaders in Business

Overconfident leaders hurt company culture and make costly mistakes. True confidence in leadership requires dialogue. What conversations you should have?

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Tips for Self-Promotion at Work for the Leader Who Wants to be Noticed

Good leaders don’t reward shameless self-promotion—or dutiful silence. Learning how to be a leader is the best route for self-promotion at work.

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Non-Executive Directors Provide Leadership When It is Needed Most

There are many advantages of non-executive directors. They provide accountability, leadership during difficult situations and true change to divided firms.

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Repairing Bad Company Culture from the Top

Bad company culture exists when leaders tolerate unethical behavior and deny problems. Changing workplace culture starts with eliminating arrogance.

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