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Whether you're evolving into a leader or looking to improve your leadership skills, this section is full of tips and strategies on how to be an effective leader.

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What Your Wheels Say: The Top 10 Cars for CEOs
By Sean Peek | April 17, 2024

Check out our list of the top 10 cars for CEOs and what these cars say about your personality.

Dan Lyons The Power of Keeping Your Mouth Shut
Dan Lyons on “The Power of Keeping Your Mouth Shut”
By Lauren Vino | April 10, 2024

Silence is golden.

Here’s What Employees Actually Want From a Leader
By Julie Thompson | April 10, 2024

Employees seek specific traits in their leaders, including communication skills. Learn what traits and behaviors to hone to become a more effective leader.

C-Suite Job Titles: What Do They Really Mean?
By Steven McConnell | April 10, 2024

New C-suite job titles can be confusing. Here's a breakdown of traditional and modern C-suite roles and why job titles must adapt to a changing workforce.

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Master of Change Author Brad Stulberg Wants You to Learn “Rugged Flexibility”
By Carolyn Neuhausen | February 14, 2024

Stulberg explains how entrepreneurs can overcome life’s inevitable setbacks.

5 Ways Emotional Intelligence Predicts Your Success
By Blair Nicole Natasi | February 13, 2024

Learn the different ways high emotional intelligence can predict your success in the business world.

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Should Companies Take Stances on Social Issues?
By Chad Brooks | January 03, 2024
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In the Can: 5 Types of Presentations Every CEO Needs to Have
By Julie Thompson | November 06, 2023

CEOs must be able to speak for their companies at crucial junctions. Learn how to prepare an investor pitch, board meeting update, vision pitch and more.

The Psychology of Organizational Change: How Neuroscience Can Help Leaders
By Jennifer Dublino | November 02, 2023

Neuroscience can help leaders create organizational and company culture-related changes. Learn how to use neuromarketing insights in your business.

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Best Leadership Books for Small Business Owners
By Sean Peek | October 30, 2023

Building your bookshelf is an important step in building your business. These books can help you become a better leader for your company.

Management Theory of Charles Handy
By Miranda Fraraccio | September 21, 2023

The theories of Charles Handy have had a powerful effect on modern management thinking. Here is what you need to know.

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Myths of Leadership Author Jo Owen: How COVID Shifted Management (Full Q&A)
By Antonio Ferme | July 10, 2023

Owen highlights how the pandemic massively accelerated a revolution in leadership.

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5 Proactive Ways to Prevent Quiet Quitting
By Elizabeth Veras | March 24, 2023

This guide offers proactive tips for employers who want to prevent their team from quiet quitting.

Time to Get Deep: Why CEOs Need to Embrace Mindfulness
By Julie Thompson | March 20, 2023

The attitude of the CEO impacts the entire company. Learn how mindfulness can create a more positive culture and foster success.

Broken Pedestals: The Dark Sides of 7 Popular CEOs
By Julie Thompson | February 21, 2023

Learn about the significant missteps of seven once-popular business leaders.

10 Key Considerations to Make When Selling a Business
By Sean Peek | February 21, 2023

Selling a business is a big endeavor. Here is what you need to consider before putting your company on the market.