Monthly Archives: June 2015

Dealing With Negative People At Work

Dealing With Negative People At Work

All of us, in one form or another, have to deal with negative people. Friends, coworkers, bosses, customers, family members… everyone can be difficult and negative from time to time, even (gasp!) us. And then there are those who are negative most (or all) of the time and only seem happy they’ve brought everyone around […]

Resolving Conflict At Work

Resolving Conflict At Work

Is there such thing as conflict-free leadership? I don’t think so. Knowing how to address conflict in a healthy, productive manner is vital to effective leadership because the very nature of leadership demands tough decisions that not everyone will always like or agree with. As leaders, it’s wise to try to minimize conflict, to know […]

The Kind Of Motivation Required To Lead

The Kind Of Motivation Required To Lead

There are a lot of traits that are important to effective leadership: humility, integrity, business acumen, agility and adaptability, good communication skills, etc. All are important. But, one trait that every leader must have in spades is self-motivation. Lots of people are motivated by external factors such as needing to work in order to pay […]