Tag: Leadership

Manage Smarter 87: Being an Honest Broker of Information

Jan Allen is an Executive Coach and Life Strategist, as well as co-managing partner of Business of People. She previously served in an executive role for two Ohio governors. In this episode, we discuss: The concept of an honest broker and it's value; why YOU as a leader want to vet and make sure your critical staffers are honest brokers; how the concept is critical to being a better leader; tips for building team relationships vs. discipline.

Why You Should Provide a Better Coaching Experience for Your Interns

Do hiring managers owe their interns more than a temporary job? This is a question you should be asking yourself.

Manage Smarter 86: How Women Can Advance to the C‑Suite

This the the second part of a two part interview with Tricia Benn is the Executive Vice-President of the C‑Suite Network and General Manager of The Hero Club, an invitation-only membership organization for CEOs, founders, and investors. As Global Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer and U.S. Managing Director within MDC Partners, a $3 billion global holding company, Benn’s leadership drove double digit growth year-over-year and new contracts with some of the most important impact players in the world. In this episode, we discuss: Managing negative responses to other C‑Suiters; Choice Sets – Use them!; Avoiding unconscious bias; Vulnerability and how it plays into moving up; and #1 Tip on what to focus on to succeed.

Manage Smarter 85: Bridging the C‑Suite Gender Gap

The first of a two part interview with Tricia Benn is the Executive Vice-President of the C‑Suite Network and General Manager of The Hero Club, an invitation-only membership organization for CEOs, founders, and investors. As Global Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer and U.S. Managing Director within MDC Partners, a $3 billion global holding company, Benn’s leadership drove double digit growth year-over-year and new contracts with some of the most important impact players in the world. In this episode, we discuss: Tips for C‑Suite women on how to compete; what executive women need to start doing and stop doing; The Hero Leadership Model; and
playing on the same playing field to bridge the gender gap.

How Bird Dogs Can Help You Hire Employees Who Possess Attention to Detail

Attention to detail. We all know it’s important for some jobs, especially if you’re sending launching a satellite. Did you know there are different levels of attention to detail?

These Compensation Program Features Will Motivate Your Reps

Did you know the average sales manager hopes to grow revenue by 6% this year? And, about 57% of sales managers believe they can make their goal in 2019.

Does Your Super-Engaged Employee Have the Potential to Become Toxic?

How could you have been lucky enough to score a dedicated and devoted employee? As you are asking this, remember that in some work cultures, certain highly engaged employees can quickly become toxic.

Why Your Past Organizational Changes Failed and How You Can Succeed This Time

Leaders who want to avoid repeating past failures don’t tell anyone anything. They ask people to tell them if and how their plan for change feels different in an attempt to learn.”

Stop Playing the Role of Productivity Police Officer and Make Meaningful Changes

Are your employees working as productively as they could? In most cases, the answer to this question is no.

Have You Applied the Nudge Theory to Your Organization’s Leaders?

The leaders in your organization are likely doing well. But, do you suspect they could be doing a little better?

Tips to Improve Your Management Effectiveness Through Better Listening

If you’re like most managers, you’ll never have enough time to finish all the tasks on your to-do list. Some days, the best you can hope for is to tackle the emergencies.

How to Hire the Best Candidate for Your Open Position

Are you having trouble hiring the kind of person you really want for an open position? In these economic boom times, employers are fortunate if they get a handful of applications from qualified candidates.

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