Leadership and Management: SmartBrief Originals
Overconfidence
Overconfidence

Learn how managers can guard against overconfidence.

Emotional intelligence
Emotional intelligence

To be emotionally intelligent, you will need to spend time with yourself to better understand what makes you -- and others -- tick.

Adversary
Adversary

Athletics and politics are not the same as leadership, but there are lessons we can learn from stalwarts in both arenas.

Executive presence
Executive presence

You don't need to look outside for talent if you do a better job developing your employees' executive presence.

Bridge the engagement disconnect
Bridge the engagement disconnect

Engagement surveys are effective tools for employee feedback—if workers are honest and leaders don't sabotage the process. A guide to doing it right.

Complexity
Complexity

Leaders no longer can claim to have all the answers. They'll need to shift their approach to help teams and organizations deal with complexity.

Emotional intelligence
Emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence requires pushing past your fear and thinking about something other than yourself. That can be surprisingly difficult.

US Capitol
US Capitol

Along with their Constitutional responsibilities, Members of Congress must also manage staff, respond to constituents' communications and deal with the peculiarities of life on Capitol Hill.

Speed
Speed

We need enlightened leaders who know how to choose alignment over the habitual addiction of opportunity.

Teamwork
Teamwork

Team-building exercises can only succeed if there's a foundation of trust and a functional organization.