Why You Procrastinate (and How to Conquer It Once and For All)

positive leadership, leadership development, leadership skills, leadership styles, procrastination

When you look at most people’s list of bad habits they want to break, procrastination is usually one of them. If you struggle with procrastination, consider which of these 12 reasons have you spinning your wheels.

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4 Simple Ways Supervisors Can Reduce Employee Stress at Work

positive leadership, stress management, leadership skills, leadership development

Supervisor support can protect employees from the negative consequences of work stress. It is essential that organizations begin to train their leaders to provide these 4 types of social support to their employees.

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10 Must-Have Methods to Skillfully Navigate Workplace Politics

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Politics are a part of organizational life, but it doesn’t have to mean winning at all costs. It’s important for leaders to understand how to skillfully use politics for the well-being of the organization.

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9 Powerful Ways to Manage a Toxic Leader

toxic leadership, positive leadership, leadership development, leadership styles, leadership skills

Bullying in the workplace is on the rise, and studies suggest that the majority of it occurs at the top levels of the organization’s leadership hierarchy. It is critical that we develop better strategies to effectively manage toxic leaders.

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7 Strategies to Say “No” with More Confidence at Work

positive leadership, toxic leadership, leadership development, leadership skills, leadership styles

It can be especially challenging to say no to your boss and colleagues at work. But to get more control over your life, time, and career, there are times you simply have to say “no.” Being able to say no with more confidence will help.

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Are You Caught in a “Toxic Triangle” of Destructive Leadership?

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Why don’t more people confront destructive leaders or speak up when they know something is wrong? Responsibility for creating a toxic climate does not rest solely with the leader. Conformers and colluders help build a “toxic triangle” of destructive leadership.

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The Most Persuasive and Powerful Way to Influence Other People

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Leadership is social influence, so if you want to be a great leader you have to be able to gain great influence. Influence is having an impact on others. Once you learn the best (and most persuasive) techniques, it will become easier for you to succeed.

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The Easiest and Simplest Way to Get More Done in Less Time

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The easiest solution to getting more done in less time is counterintuitive and may surprise you. This one simple science-based strategy will have you accomplishing more in no time!

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3 Attractive Leadership Traits that Motivate Millennials

Millennials, multigenerational workforce, leadership development, leadership styles, leadership skills

In just a few short years, Millennials will surpass Baby Boomers as the largest segment of U.S. employees. By 2025, Millennials will make up 75% of the workforce. The ability to manage and engage this generation will be a key determinant of the winners and losers in the battle for top talent.

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The “Trickle-Down” Effect of Toxic Leadership

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There has been growing interest in the “dark side” of leadership. Recent studies show that toxic leader behaviors trickle down and create a cycle of disrespect and incivility on the rest of the team.

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