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Three Compelling Ways to Rethink Leadership Practices

Are your leadership practices based on outdated assumptions about the true nature of human motivation? Think about how you might approach leadership differently if you took into account some of the latest findings: 723 more words


New Job Not What You Expected? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine,

I was recently hired as regional manager of a large retail company. I come with lots of experience and a successful track record. In fact, my new company actually approached me and made me such a good offer, I couldn’t refuse.  640 more words


How To Get To Know Your Direct Reports

To help you bring out the best in your team, you need to get close and understand their skills, abilities, and motivations. So, the authors of the book,  122 more words

General Leadership Skills

Former Peers Challenging Your Authority? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine,

I’m relatively new to a managerial position; I’ve been in my role for around two years. I was promoted from the ranks and am now leading a team that I was a member of when I first came to the company. 739 more words


How To Engage Your Employees

Here are 10 tips for how to maximize employee involvement:

  1. Have active ways to listen to your employees.
  2. Check often with employees to see if the information you are sharing with them is what they need and what they want.
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Improving Workplace Culture 101

Improving workplace culture can be challenging – especially when working with a diverse group of people.  Many companies are now faced with low morale, disconnect and outbound employees. 1,402 more words


Are Your People Phoning It In? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine,

I am a staff manager at an academic institution. Of my eleven direct reports, seven have been with the University for more than thirty years and the rest have also been here for a long time. 831 more words

Behavior Change