This page provides you with generic resources to develop knowledge on good leadership principles as well as recommend practices to foster personal and professional development.

7 Things Really Persuasive People Do

While many people don’t like to sell, most find themselves having to persuade someone at some point. Persuasion is not just for salespeople and their prospects. You may try to persuade an employee to perform better, or perhaps you want to persuade your boss to

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Why Being Social Makes You a Better Leader

I’ve been working with leaders and studying leadership for more than 20 years and I can confidently say this is a new era of leadership. The world is certainly much more global today. The speed of work is exponentially faster. And, technologically–well, there’s no comparison.

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Do Women Need Help to Lead?

Women’s ability and strength to lead, to take charge, and move up the ladder at work has been a much discussed issue since Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer, wrote her book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Ms. Sandberg’s book laments

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7 Things Successful Women do differently

Most of my life, I have been fascinated by women who are consistently successful in their careers and personal lives, particularly those where it seems to be a repeated pattern. I think often of Oprah Winfrey – she wasn’t born to success, but rather acted

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Twelve Time Management Habits to Master in 2013

Nearly three hundred years ago, Benjamin Franklin came up with an approach to changing habits that has yet to be surpassed. A young adult seeking to straighten out his act, Franklin developed a list of thirteen virtues, jotting down a brief definition of each. These

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What Being an “Authentic Leader” Really Means

Being an effective manager requires that you behave authentically. “Why?” you might ask. “Maybe the ‘real me’ isn’t the most effective boss, but if I can just act the way an effective boss should act and get good results, what’s wrong with that?” In my

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