Category Archives: Management Roles, Functions, and Skills

From Taskmaster to Leader: Learn the 4 Ways to Drive Results Through Relationships

"It’s easy for leaders to become a little too focused on the task at hand. They’re rushing from meeting to meeting, solving problems and reporting on deliverables, trying to be efficient and make sure everyone stays on task," writes Joel Garfinkle (photo, left) in an article at Smart Brief. "Sometimes, in that strive towards efficiency, […]

The Best Leaders Have These Six Traits

According to Helen Rothberg (photo, left), "Over the past 25 years, I've coached a mix of executives in for profit and not-for-profit companies like Kellogg's, Monsanto, SoCalGas, Newark City Government, The United Way, IBM, and AT&T. I've been in board rooms with people fretting about decreases in market share, swirling about regulatory agencies, and agonizing […]

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Just Explained a Key Business Lesson That Could Have Saved United from Its PR Fiasco

"Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos released his annual letter to shareholders on Wednesday. It's a must-read missive filled with pearls of management philosophy and leadership lessons from the guy who created a $430 billion juggernaut." Read more . . . Also see: Here Are Some Lessons Businesses Can Learn from the United Airlines Fiasco Introduction to […]