Inspiring Others: SmartBrief Originals

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

Leadership, in other words, is not about you; it’s about them. Getting over yourself is a must.

Want to make a difference in someone’s life? Become a mentor.

People can still do things that machines can't, but it helps if they're properly inspired by their leaders.

Why should employees take ownership? Here's why it's up to you.


How your team members feel about their jobs, their leaders, their company and their customers drives their behaviors.

Mary Kay Ash once said, “Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.”

Everyone talks about community, but is yours really a community, or just a collection of people?

Few employees get enough praise and encouragement. Here's how to change that.

3 simple steps you should be taking to be grounded, effective and grateful.