Have you ever fired a client/customer?

Our reader poll today asks: Have you ever fired a client/customer? Yes, and I don’t hesitate to do so if they’re a bad client/customer: 70% No, I’ve never been in that position to have to do it: 18% No, but I really should have and regret not doing so: 5% No, but I wanted to and […]

Seven Strategies to Manage a Micro-Manager

The horror stories of a micro-managing boss are a plenty, but there haven’t always been great strategies to manage the micro-manager, but here are a few. Today’s post is by Victor Prince, a principal here at thoughtLEADERS. If you work long enough, you will have a micro-managing boss. They think they know your job better than you […]

What Leaders Need to Know (But Their Teams Won’t Tell Them)

Leadership experts, Karin Hurt and David Dye, share what leaders need to know (but their teams won’t tell them).   Today’s post is by Karin Hurt and David award-winning authors of Winning Well (CLICK HERE to get your copy) Laura, an IT Vice President at a mid-sized financial services company, was excited to be headed to […]

Great Associate Experiences Start with Choice and Flexibility

The biggest change in the office environment is choice and flexibility. People are finding different ways and spaces in which to work that make them happy. Today’s post is by Ira Sharfin, CEO, Continental Office. It’s not a question of if the workplace will change. It’s a matter of when. The days of mundane 8 […]

11 till Whenever – How to Stay Disciplined when Freelancing

The freelancing and entrepreneurial lifestyle seems like it has so many benefits like flexibility, setting your own hours, and doing your own thing. That flexibility, however, presents very real challenges to your efficiency and effectiveness. A few good habits can help you stay on track and get your work done. Today’s post is by Ed […]

How I’m Kicking My Worst Behavior to the Curb

How performing simple daily affirmations helped one leader kick her worst habit to the curb, improving her relationships at home and at work. Today’s post is by Glain Roberts-McCabe, author of Did I REALLY Sign Up for This?! (CLICK HERE to get your copy). In October of this year, it will be seven years since […]