Leadership and Management: SmartBrief Originals
U.S. Capitol
U.S. Capitol

The consequences of poor leadership and communication in an organization parallel that of a nation in shutdown.

John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy

It's not a sign of weakness to say, "I take the blame."

Grace
Grace

People who demonstrate grace know that humility is more powerful than vanity, concern is more influential than command.

Emotional intelligence
Emotional intelligence

Our reactions to obstacles, misfortune and adversity are often habitual rather than deliberate. A little training and awareness can help us develop the emotional intelligence we need to make smarter choices and be more succes

Vegetables
Vegetables

Taylor Farms' CEO discusses one of the problems with growth -- finding enough talent.

Leadership
Leadership

Traits associated with emotional intelligence make for better leaders, and while these traits may seem natural and inborn, they can also be learned, fostered, developed and honed.

Statement
Statement

What is your guidepost? Your motivation? Can you describe it in a sentence?

Body language
Body language

Recognizing body language in others -- and yourself -- can help resolve and prevent conflicts.

Dominance
Dominance

Dominance can be a productive trait -- when used appropriately.

Swimming
Swimming

When you swim you have nothing to do but think, which these days is a rare indulgence.