Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Do Employers Need to Come to Grips with Employees’ Mental Health Struggles? | Workplace Coach Blog

Do employers need to come to grips with employees' mental health needs? Yes, because they're real & impact the workplace

News | News

Jonathan Sacks – Leadership Means Making Space TETZAVEH

Jonathan Sacks – Leadership Means Making Space TETZAVEH Tetzaveh is, as is well known, the parsha in which for once Moses take second place. In fact, he is not mentioned by name at all, and all the focus is on his brother, Aaron, and on the role he

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Is It Time You Rose To The Challenge? | Workplace Coach Blog

Is it time you rose to the challenge? Avoid the leadership vacuum. Address problems and bullies. Learn to handle conflict.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

When Do Troublemakers Make for Great Leaders?

It is important to think ahead about how to sort between the bastards worthy of embracing and those best exiled from leadership.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Special Free Access to the Managing for Accountability App | Workplace Coach Blog

Accountability: free access to the managing for accountability apps to the first 15 blog readers who have a wonderful use for the apps

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Here’s What The Research Shows About Why Negotiations Fail (And How You Can Do Better)

Negotiators, even professional ones, make surprisingly many wrong decisions that doom negotiations that should have succeeded.

News | News

The GOP: Both Young & Old Fail At Messaging

The House of Representatives leadership election failed to elect a Speaker of the House on the first ballot for the first time in one hundred years. US Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), the presumptive “next in line,” failed to reach the necessary 218 votes

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Why Leaders Fail: A Cautionary Tale | Workplace Coach Blog

Why newly promoted leaders fail: a cautionary tale: the reality and what failing leaders can do before they resign or find themselves fired

News | News

PODCAST | We Have So Much To Be Thankful For

Before we get to this episode of The Captain's America: Third Watch with Matt Bruce, I’d like to say a couple words about rushing through life to dispense with Thanksgiving to get to the marketed holiday of Christmas. History has it that New Englan

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Digital Presenteeism: Faking You Care, Faking You’re Even There | Workplace Coach Blog

Digital Presenteeism: Faking You Care; Faking You're Even There; the trend, the costs, what employers, managers and employees need to do

News | News

PODCAST | Actually, It Is Patriotic To Question Elections And The Election Process

Perhaps a closing thought on the Midterms – although I'm sure there's going to be much more to be said about them going forward. I find it disingenuous to believe that the vote-counting process in Arizona, California, and Nevada can't be

News | News

PODCAST | Voting, Politics & The Cult of Personality

I would like to make a little suggestion and that is this. Instead of allowing the mainstream media to project and tell us who's won before all the ballots are counted, maybe we just wait until the ballots are counted to decide who has won the electi

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Tough Love—What if the manager needs it as well as the “star in his own mind” employee? | Workplace Coach Blog

tough love for an employee who's a star in his own mind and for a manager who's "had it"

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Report: 84% of marketing leaders use predictive analytics, but struggle with data-driven decisions

Pecan AI’s report on predictive analytics helps marketing teams tackling challenges with AI, wherever they are on the adoption curve.

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A Crucial First Step Many Managers Forget To Take | Workplace Coach Blog

onboarding: a crucial first step many managers forget to take

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Accountability in the Workplace: a 1 hour session on how to create a thriving accountability culture | Workplace Coach Blog

Law Office Manager & Medical Office Manager have teamed together to sponsor this fast-paced 1-hour manager/leader briefing. Here’s what the …

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

CEO Tells the Truth About Why He Fired Two Senior Managers | Workplace Coach Blog

CEO tells the truth about what he learned about his company during the pandemic--that employees were the lifeblood

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It Isn’t the Pay; It’s What You Won’t Fix | Workplace Coach Blog

it isn't the pay that costing you employees in the great resignation; it's what you won't deal with

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How to Establish the Mindsets that Peg You as an Effective Leader

Leadership in business starts with some key mindsets, rather than command and control.

Psychology | Psychology

The Important Difference Between Sympathy and Empathy

Effective leadership is all about understanding which tool to use at the right time.

Psychology | Personality

17 Phrases Great Leaders Never Say to Employees

There’s just no room in great leadership for this verbal spew.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Restoring Trust in the Workplace: What managers can do to restore mutual trust that lasts for the long haul | Workplace Coach Blog

Restoring trust in the workplace: what managers can do to return mutual trust that lasts for the long haul

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Pay Attention to Internal Warning Signals & Red Flags | Workplace Coach Blog

New job landmines; pay attention to internal warning signals & red flags

News | NEWS

Ukraine’s Hero President Z. - Tablet Magazine

The funnyman who became a warrior and founded a new Europe

Politics | POLITICS

Profiles in Leadership: Canada's Justin Trudeau vs. Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky

Volodymyr Zelenskyy is showing the world that freedom can be fought for anywhere in the world.

News | News

Putin's Moves Against Ukraine Partly Due to Telegraphed US Weakness

Vladimir Putin’s move into the sovereign nation of Ukraine is now in the history books. There is no stopping him from achieving exactly what he wants, regardless of any paper chase pressures from the United Nations, the G7, NATO, or any Western nation.

Humor | Humor

Biden Warns Russia That If They Invade Ukraine, America Will Evacuate Haphazardly And Leave $86 Billion In Weapons Behind

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As Russia appears poised to invade Ukraine, Biden today issued a forceful statement warning Putin that if he does, America will evacuate haphazardly and leave $86 billion in weapons behind.'Listen, folks...for real this time...no joke..

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How Employers Can Lure Employees Back to the Office - Workplace Coach Blog

How employers can lure back to the workplace; pragmatic suggestions employers & HR can implement today

Books | Books

Straight Talk about Accountability: What It Means for the Workplace & How It's a Factor In Turning Around What Needs to be Fixed - Workplace Coach Blog

Accountability in the workplace: what it means for employers & employees

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Find Out What Your Employees Want—Before You Lose Them - Workplace Coach Blog

Escape the great resignation, find out what your employees want before you lose them.

Books | Books

The Game Changer You Need - Workplace Coach Blog

Here's what accountability means to you and why it's a game changer.

News | Military

Outspoken Marine officer who went viral blasting military leaders over Afghanistan is jailed: report

The officer who went viral for blasting the military's leadership amid the chaotic Afghanistan exit is now in jail.

Psychology | Psychology

The Toxic Workplace and You - Workplace Coach Blog

Toxic workplace: how has it impacted you, what do you want your leaders to realize?

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Time for a Game Change - Workplace Coach Blog

Game-changer: accountability: tools, tactics, and strategies

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

What 5 attorneys, 21 business leaders, 6 HR professionals, 13 non-profit organization leaders and 4 authors say about Managing for Accountability - Workplace Coach Blog

Accountability in the workplace: a toolbox for managers, leaders and professionals

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Documentation That Makes the Case The Employee Deserved to be Fired - Workplace Coach Blog

As an expert witness (qualified in Court in management best practices, HR, and workplace issues), I’m often handed documentation by …

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Delta Variant Fears Further Split the Workplace - Workplace Coach Blog

Delta variant feears create workplace tensions; employees need to intervene

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

What you can do today & every day. - Workplace Coach Blog

Accountability is a choice for us and our leaders

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

No Love Lost: What Do Employers Need to Realize to Keep Employees Onboard? - Workplace Coach Blog

Employees are heading for the doors in droves. What do employers need to realize & what can they do?

News | News

Yair Lapid – This is What Leadership Sounds Like

Yair Lapid – This is What Leadership Sounds Like Put aside for one moment your likes or dislikes of Yair Lapid and listen to his words at a very critical time in our country. Yair Lapid – יאיר לפיד:   “I would like to begin

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The Competent Jerk: Managing a Top Performer Who Alienates His Coworkers - Workplace Coach Blog

Managing the competent jerk, getting him to change

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Former Manager Says "Fire Them All"; Separating Fact from Fiction - Workplace Coach Blog

Toxic workplace; former manager slings mud; decide for yourself

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

5 Action Steps for Regaining Trust - Workplace Coach Blog

When employees or coworkers no longer trust you, they don’t tell you. Why would they? They don’t trust how you …

Politics | Politics

Governing Elites Are Destroying the Nation They're Supposed to Run

Politics | Donald Trump

Donald Trump: Here’s To The Man On The Balcony

Perhaps the moment of the Trump presidency I will remember most fondly was the moment Trump stood on the White House balcony and stripped off his face

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Employees Stage a Thanksgiving Rebellion - Workplace Coach Blog

Employer policies & holiday celebrations

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Sticking My Neck Out & Asking You To Say What You Want In This Book - Workplace Coach Blog

A how to guide for managing for accountability

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Dueling Managers Clash; Everyone Else Is Caught in the Cross-fire - Workplace Coach Blog

Mediating clashing supervisors

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Employees Push Back Against Returning to Work, Choosing Unemployment - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: We didn’t expect the pushback we got from two of our furloughed employees when we called them back to …

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

6 Ways to Create a Positive Work Culture for Remote Teams

Company culture may have an organic component, but there are ways CEOs can foster positive engagement -- and boost morale.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Your Company's Culture - Truth or Lie? - Workplace Coach Blog

You feel it the moment you enter the organization. Ask employees “what’s it like around here?” and they confirm the …

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Employees Could Take A Company Down During COVID - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: Our small business is hanging on by a shoestring. Three of our employees attended a fourth of July barbecue. None of them wore masks. Another barbeque guest was COVID-infected. One after another each of our employees became become ill, forcing m

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Cyberbullying & And The Return Takedown - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: Several months ago, a new employee in my wife’s workplace downloaded a free Amazon.com app called Burn Book. After that, more and more of her coworkers downloaded the app and joined a Burn Book twitter account.  They started posting nasty ran

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Can My Employer Fire Me For Going to a Bar or Do I Have Any Freedom Left? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: My employer sent a two-part email to every employee last week. “As you know we’ve had a local spike in COVID-19 infections. The health department has provided a list of the establishments, primarily bars, where COVID-19 individuals spent ext

Psychology | Psychology

Fatal Attraction: Possession Becomes Obsession - Workplace Coach Blog

She seemed like any other employee, but she wasn’t. She was an employer’s worst nightmare. Within a three months period, four employers called me reporting run-ins with “fatal attraction” employees. In each case, the store plays out like a televis

Psychology | Psychology

The Workplace Ted Bundy: stopping a serial killer - Workplace Coach Blog

You’ve met him–the workplace Ted Bundy. Initially he’s charming, both to men and women, and especially in the presence of the boss. He’s friendly and confiding. He extends himself on your behalf—out of all proportion to anything you’d expe

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Employee Fakes COVID To Get 2 Weeks Off - Workplace Coach Blog

When your employee or coworker calls to let you know he tested positive for COVID, you respond immediately with sympathy and worry, and then spring into action and offer what help you can. If you are his employer, you tell your employee to take care of hi

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

COVID-19: How to Create a New Normal | Workplace Coach Blog

Join Dr. Lynne Curry as she helps explain how to create a new normal in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

5 Ways to Lead During the Coronavirus Crisis

The world needs strong people to lead during this time of crisis and uncertainty.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

The 3 Core Elements of Dr. Martin Luther King's Transformational Leadership

These leadership traits are just as applicable today, as they were during the Civil Rights Movement.

Science & Technology | Social Media

10 Ways Introverted Leaders Can Master Social Media

Social media allows even the most introverted of leaders to connect and build a genuine foundation with their audience.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

How to Become a Leadership Influencer

Executive brands are evolving through the power of expertise, authority and trust.

Business & Finance | Business

How To Avoid A Common Confusion That Sinks Leaders And Stifles Startups

Do you know the differences between projects and processes? More importantly, do you know how to lead the kinds of very different people who are attracted to each?

Business & Finance | Business

The Psychology Of Smarter Leadership: Principles Executives And Managers Must Understand

These principles can be successfully applied in almost any business environment to strengthen relationships and improve performance.

Business & Finance | Business

The Rules for Leading a Navy SEAL Team Are the Same as Leading a Startup. I Know, I've Done Both.

Alden Mills, creator of Perfect Pushup and former military commander, outlines the mindset and tactics for success.

Politics | Trump Politics

Michael Goodwin: Media Ignore Trump Leadership

In the effort to chronicle the events that take place in the era of a Donald Trump presidency, the media fails to acknowledge the "unique" characteristics that set him apart and, in the process, ignore his leadership, New York Post columnist Michael Goodw

Business & Finance | Business

1 Sign to Immediately Know Someone Has the Gift of Leadership | Inc.com

This is what will promote a work culture void of backstabbing, gossip, and throwing people under the bus

Books | Books

10 Literary Classics Every Business Leader Should Read | Inc.com

If you only stick to business books and biographies, you're not learning as much as you could.

Psychology | Relationships

Effective Leaders Know the Science Behind Their Behavior | Daniel Goleman | LinkedIn

Lynn had dreaded this meeting with her team. Frowning, she looked around the conference table and said, “I’ve got bad news. Upper management told me this team’s performance is unacceptable. We have to

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

6 Things Great Leaders Do Differently - Forbes

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that leadership skills are natural traits that belong only to a lucky few. Great leadership is a matter of choice, and you can improve your leadership skills today.

Science & Technology | Social Media

16 Instagram Accounts That Can Teach You to Be a Better Leader

400 million monthly active users, forecasted to bring in $2.81 billion in ad revenue by 2017, can't be wrong.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How Leaders Create and Use Networks

Successful leaders have a nose for opportunity and a knack for knowing whom to tap to get things done. These qualities depend on a set of strategic networking skills that nonleaders rarely possess.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How To Figure Out When And What You Need To Delegate | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

It may seem like it's easier to do things yourself rather than teach someone else, but it's a surefire way to ruin your work environment.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Kotter's 8-Step Change Model - Change Management Tools from Mind Tools

Learn how Kotter's Change Model can help you prepare for change thoroughly so that you can implement it successfully.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

24 Charts Of Leadership Styles Around The World

From structured individualism in the U.S. to ringi-sho consensus in Japan, different cultures can have radically different leadership styles.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Genes may influence leadership in the workplace, research finds

The right genes may help you become an organization's next president or CEO. But the same genes may also hinder your leadership path, according to Kansas State University psychological sciences research.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

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Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Collaborative Economy Honeycomb 2 –Watch it Grow | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Digital Business

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

How to Be Emotionally Intelligent

What makes a leader? Knowledge, smarts and vision, but also the ability to identify and monitor emotions and manage relationships.

Business & Finance | Business

Getting People to Believe in Something They Can’t Yet Imagine - HBR

What would you do if you had a working prototype of a revolutionary tablet computer that was receiving rave reviews well before Apple came out with its iPad? Cancel further funding for the project in favor of developing an updated version of an existing company product? In hindsight that seems crazy, but it’s exactly what Microsoft did with its prototype “Courier” tablet.

Business & Finance | Business

7 ways to instill work-life balance at your startup

Building a startup culture with good work-life balance. When I started AppLovin, creating a strong family culture that instilled a good work-life balance was a priority for me and my co-founders. I have three young daughters, so balance and family is of the utmost importance to me, and I want to ensure that my employees are able to create the same balance.

Science & Technology | Tech

The Most Powerful Person In Tech At Every Age!

From Marissa Mayer's two-year-old son Macallister to 95-year-old VC Henry Hillman, it's clear that influence in tech comes in all ages, shapes, and sizes.

Business & Finance | Business

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want | VentureBeat

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

The One Thing You Need To Stop Doing To Become A Great Communicator

Caroline Kennedy was making a run for the US Senate in 2008. The daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy was a front runner to represent New York. After being accused by the media of dodging questions, Kennedy agreed to a sit down interview. The re

Business & Finance | Business

The 5 Signs of a Bad Leader

 Not all leaders are created equal.   There are great ones, good ones, okay ones, and downright awful ones.  It's okay, we've all said it before, either aloud or in our own minds,

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

6 Tips for Leading People As If Their Lives Depend on You

Using techniques developed over years of experience as a mountain climbing guide, Art Mooney can make anyone feel comfortable following him.