Leadership and Management: SmartBrief Originals

Employees want to be treated with respect, and yet this occurs far too infrequently. How can we change this state of affairs?

Managers are often bad motivators because of a fundamental disconnect between what they see as motivating and what employees desire.


Advice from entrepreneurs on what to watch out for in a new hire.

A digital media entrepreneur says that "fundamentally, the thing that you worry about the most is taking care of your employees."

There are always emotions in workplace conflicts. It’s up to you as a leader to minimize the emotion.

Middle managers can either be positive culture role models and coaches for their people, or they can sabotage organizational cultures.

The next time you think you’ve found a solution to a problem, ask yourself: What will it take to sustain these gains?

Are you emotionally competent? Able to learn from failure? Find out about those skills and 8 others you'll need.

Everyday actions that can help your physical health while making connections with others.