Jennifer V. Miller

Jennifer V. Miller is a freelance writer and leadership development consultant. A former HR manager and corporate trainer, she now covers leadership and positive workplace practices to help shine a light on what’s working well within organizations. Miller offers up tips for leading yourself and others at her award-winning blog, The People Equation.

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Change management
Change management

Why is change management so difficult? How can it be made easier?

Productivity
Productivity

Make it safe for your highly productive employees to “ask for help,” “ask questions” and “know who to go to” to seek assistance.

Rock star
Rock star

Teams need high-visibility, high-stakes performers, but they also need people who are more comfortable in the background, supporting others.

The average American worker stays in a role a mere 15 months, so it’s time to shift the perspective on employee retention.

Listening
Listening

At your next meeting, remember that the best way to learn something is to shut up and listen.

Compassion
Compassion

Compassion is very much a component of strong workplace leadership.

Vulnerability
Vulnerability

There’s a scientific basis for why vulnerability is an important leadership attribute: Humans are wired to help one another.

Is there a career development perception gap at your organization? Here are five possible reasons that a gap may exist:

Leaders who capitalize on the small moments in their organization lay the foundation for a larger purpose -- to create a culture built on trusting relationships.

How big an ego does a leader need? And what’s the price of overconfidence?