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How leaders can prepare for the new normal
How leaders can prepare for the new normal

A crisis reveals an organization's mettle, so use this time to rediscover your purpose, consider revisions and hunt for strategic and business opportunities.

Want your organization to execute flawlessly? Do these 3 things
Want your organization to execute flawlessly? Do these 3 things

Execution is how companies win. Here's some advice on how your organization can do so with greater effectiveness and consistency.

It's time to rouse your inner Churchill
It's time to rouse your inner Churchill

Dealing with the coronavirus isn't quite like leading World War II-era Britain, but the way Winston Churchill led and communicated can still help us today.

4 tips for succeeding as a new sales manager
4 tips for succeeding as a new sales manager

Being great at sales is not the same as being a great sales manager. Mark Thacker learned this tthe hard way, and he shares advice to help you make the transition.

Yes, leadership is an act (and that's not bad!)
Yes, leadership is an act (and that's not bad!)

Nobody feels 100% "on" all the time. Learn how you can still be a leader in public regardless of the situation.

Why "no thanks" is an unacceptable response to development
Why "no thanks" is an unacceptable response to development

If you're not growing, you're falling behind. So how can you help employees keep learning?

Are you a mentor magnet?
Are you a mentor magnet?

Mentorship is a two-way street, and good mentors have key characteristics that make them attractive to potential mentees.

Are you developing the right leaders fast enough?
Are you developing the right leaders fast enough?

Circuit City's demise is a reminder that successful, charismatic leaders still have to develop leaders to succeed them.

Next-level CHROs put people first
Next-level CHROs put people first

Treating people well is job No. 1 for HR chiefs.

Resist the urge to adopt a zero-sum mentality
Resist the urge to adopt a zero-sum mentality

Zero-sum outcomes are part of life, but being stuck in that mentality isn't a good thing.

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