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Turf Wars: Why Your Management Job Is Filled with Whiny Children

Employees having internal wars on work distribution and work load shouldn’t be the problem you’re dealing with and your management style might be the cause. Today’s post is by Ed Muzio, author of Iterate (CLICK HERE to get your copy). It’s happening again. Employee A is in your office asking you to force Employee B […]

How closely are your priorities tied to your company’s strategy?

Our reader poll today asks:  How closely are your priorities tied to your company’s strategy? Very. Everything I work on links directly to the strategy: 41% Somewhat. Links exist, but I also have some unrelated priorities: 38% Not very. Most of my work has no clear link to the strategy: 10% Not at all. I don’t even know what […]

What Sales Leaders Need to Know about Sales Enablement

Sales leaders should leverage marketing content, channels and campaigns to accelerate sales engagements. Think sales enablement beyond training and development. Today’s post is by Pam Didner, author of Global Content Marketing (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Conventionally, sales leaders view sales enablement as onboarding and training. It makes sense to enable salespeople by training […]

How much exposure does your entire organization get to your customers?

Our reader poll today asks: How much exposure does your entire organization get to your customers? A lot. Every function of our company regularly interacts with customers: 34% Some. Occasionally customers will meet with specific groups they have to interact with: 29% Little. Only sales, marketing, the front line and support really interact with customers: […]

The Ten Stories Great Leaders Tell

Leadership isn’t just about standing up and speaking, it’s about weaving a story so compelling to bring everyone along the journey with you. Today’s post is by Paul Smith, thoughtLEADERS principal and author of the new book The 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell. (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Good leaders ask, “How do I […]

What is so Hard About Listening and How Can Leaders Get Better at it?

Leadership Skills That Inspire Incredible results author Fred Halstead explores the barriers to listening leaders face. Today’s post is by Fred Halstead, author of Leadership Skills Inspire Incredible Results (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Strange, isn’t it—how we can listen to some people and not so much to most people. My job is dependent […]