Leadership and Management: SmartBrief Originals
Are you a boss or a leader? These characteristics will strengthen your leadership skills
Are you a boss or a leader? These characteristics will strengthen your leadership skills

Strong leaders are approachable, will listen and aren't afraid to make decisions. Learn more about what separates leaders from bosses.

How to give feedback like a boss
How to give feedback like a boss

Here are 10 tips for giving feedback in a way that works.

Nervousness is just another word for fear: Deal with It!
Nervousness is just another word for fear: Deal with It!

Fear is normal. Let's learn how to manage and channel it better.

Persistence is underrated
Persistence is underrated

Sooner or later in every story the protagonist is faced with a fateful, consequential decision. In a movie or novel, it’s entertaining. In real life, it can be terrifying.

How a culture-first CEO sees HR, diversity and inclusion
How a culture-first CEO sees HR, diversity and inclusion

Culture Amp's CEO says, when it comes to D&I, "There’s no right, there’s no ‘best practice and if you just do that you’ll be fine.’ There’s just better than where you are now."

4 traps that trip up new leaders
4 traps that trip up new leaders

The leap from employee to leader requires new mindsets, skill development and a shift in identity.

How to transform a chore from burden to benefit
How to transform a chore from burden to benefit

What feels like a burden in your day to day? What if you could transform your thinking to find the benefit?

How to succeed at developing the women on your team
How to succeed at developing the women on your team

What can companies do to help women advance? Better training and development is one of several ideas.

Will your cultural values survive the test?
Will your cultural values survive the test?

A strong economy makes it easier to support culture, training and L&D. But will that support survive a downturn?

Can't make a decision? Be your own executive coach
Can't make a decision? Be your own executive coach

We're all prone to procrastination and hesitation when it comes to decision-making. Fortunately, there is a way forward.