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Reward power at the workplace: is it effective?

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Reward Power: Should You Use It To Motivate Team Members?

In the organizational context, reward power is one of the key types of power that leaders and managers can use to influence and motivate their team...

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Expectancy Theory Of Motivation: What Motivates Employees?

Motivation is the driving force behind employee performance and productivity in any organization. Understanding employee motivation can lead to a...

[Infographic] Top 10 Leadership Skills for Managers

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[Infographic] Top 10 Leadership Skills for Managers

When you step into a people leadership role, one of your first thoughts is: what do I need to be a great manager? While you’ll need to tap into many...

How To Give Feedback: Employees, Peers, and Boss (+Template)

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How To Give Feedback to Employees, Peers, and Bosses (+Template)

Whether you’re praising a peer for a job well done or guiding an employee on a project that’s faltering, feedback is how those around you learn and...

21 Qualities of a Good Leader: A Self-Assessment

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21 Qualities of a Good Leader: A Self-Assessment

Do you know if you have the qualities of a good leader? In this article, you’ll find the 21 qualities of a good leader, a short definition of each,...

Self-Awareness in Leadership: What The Research Says

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Self-Awareness in Leadership: What The Research Says

Aristotle is famously quoted as saying, “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom,” and nothing can be more accurate regarding leadership....

Leadership Skills in The Workplace 4 Examples To Follow

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Leadership Skills in The Workplace: 4 Examples To Follow

If you’ve been in the workforce long enough, you have likely worked with some really great leaders. They may have been your boss or someone in the...

How To Manage People - 10 Things NOT to Do

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How To Manage People: 10 Things NOT to Do

You’ve recently received a promotion to a people management role - congratulations! However, as you soon found, managing people requires different...

Emotional intelligence in leadership

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Emotional Agility Makes You a Better Leader, Here’s Why.

What do you do when you feel a strong emotional response to a situation, decision, or encounter in the workplace? Do you bottle it up? Wish it away?...

What is Employee Feedback? A 2024 Quick Guide for Leaders

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What is Employee Feedback? A 2024 Quick Guide for Leaders

Many leaders have trepidations when it comes to delivering employee feedback. A survey of over 7,000 people uncovered that 44% of managers find...

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