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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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18 Key Considerations to Make When Selling a Business
By Scott Gerber | May 28, 2020

YEC leaders discuss what elements to keep in mind before selling your company.

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10 Lessons in Corporate Ethics From the GM Recall
By business.com editorial staff | May 28, 2020

The GM recall reminded the American car giant that with great power comes great responsibility. Learn from its mistakes with these 10 tips.

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4 Reasons Why CEOs Should Start Writing Thought Leadership Articles
By Deborah Sweeney | May 20, 2020

Thought leadership allows CEOs to position themselves as experts within their niche.

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How CFOs Can Lead Their Companies Through a Pandemic
By Sarah Spoja | May 19, 2020

With so many unknowns, it’s impossible to say what the economy will look like in a year. However, that does not mean CFOs can't prepare their teams and companies for what comes next. Here are four...

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Ensuring Emotional Safety and Security for Your Remote Workers
By Isaac Kohen | May 15, 2020

Is your small business able to pick up on employees' signs of stress during COVID-19 that could be impacting their well-being and work?

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40 Inspiring Quotes From Trailblazing Women We Admire
By Derek Walter | May 11, 2020

These inspiring quotes from trailblazing women serve as a reminder to us all that we can overcome daunting challenges, both personal and professional.

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How to Lead Your Team Through COVID-19
By Joshua Stowers | May 11, 2020

Homes.com has found great success with its new #WorkFromHomes program that prioritizes supporting its employees who are now working remotely.

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Human Relations Management Theory Basics
By Sean Peek | May 06, 2020

The human relations theory of management began development in the early 1920s. Today, it is integral to every business, and understanding the involved skills and theories is key to employee success.

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How to Triage and Build Resilience During Uncertain Times
By Nichole Kelly | May 01, 2020

The impact of COVID-19 is just beginning, and the end is nowhere in sight. So what do we do? We respond.

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How to Improve Relations Between Your Managers and Employees
By Sammi Caramela | May 01, 2020

Poor relationships in the workplace can be detrimental to the health of your business.

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How to Plan for the Future of Your Business During Coronavirus
By Adam Uzialko | April 27, 2020

The pandemic has forced many businesses to close or drastically adapt their business models to survive. Here's how to plan for the future of your business during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

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The Management Theory of Max Weber
By Sean Peek | April 27, 2020

The bureaucratic management theory claims it will increase your business's efficiency.

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6 Mindfulness Tips for Entrepreneurs
By Ryan Ayers | April 17, 2020

In tough times, entrepreneurs, especially, need to practice mindfulness to keep their businesses running in a global recession.

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Want to Drive Visibility to Your Business? Try Thought Leadership
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

One PR pro gives advice on where to start with thought leadership.

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Does Your Business Have a Battle Rhythm? Why You Need One
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

Businesses can learn much from the key aspects of military battle rhythm.

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Professionalism: How Exceptional Leaders Maintain Composure and Why It's Important
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

Leadership is something that is set by example.

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8 Tips for Effective Crisis Communications in the Workplace
By business.com editorial staff | April 10, 2020

It's important to have a crisis communications plan in place before you need it.

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4 Ways Leaders Can Empower Team Members Struggling With Change
By Deborah Sweeney | April 09, 2020

Talk about opportunities for innovation with all team members.

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The CEO's Approach to Evolving Business Industries
By Moazzam Kamran | April 09, 2020

Recent events have led to a massive movement to socially distance and move toward digital platforms for both work and learning. Let's look at various sectors and ways to embrace their digital...

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8 Ways to Handle Unsolicited Advice and Opinions
By business.com editorial staff | April 07, 2020

Every leader receives unsolicited advice, but what is the best way to react to it?

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Does Your Business Need a Coach or a Mentor?
By business.com editorial staff | April 06, 2020

A coach and mentor perform two different functions. When considering what training resources employees need, it is important to understand the difference.

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Your Open Office Didn't Work? 5 Better Ways to Boost Collaboration
By Jason Myers | April 03, 2020

Open offices haven't necessarily improved communication and collaboration. True collaboration depends less on what your office looks like than on how it operates.

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How to Build a Strong Company Culture (Even When You All Work From Home)
By Kunal Chandiramani | April 03, 2020

Your whole team may now work from home, but company culture is as vital as ever. If you maintain a culture of trust and empathy, it will strengthen the backbone of your company.

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How to Improve Millennial Employee Retention
By business.com editorial staff | March 30, 2020

With so many millennials in the workforce, it's important to understand their needs.

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How to Prepare for a Change of Leadership
By business.com editorial staff | March 27, 2020

Help ease the transition and prepare your workers for new leadership.

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How to Identify, Address and Dissolve a Bad Partnership
By business.com editorial staff | March 25, 2020

Understand the signs of a bad partnership before you take steps to end it.

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4 Reasons Accepting Your Flaws Will Make You a Better Leader
By business.com editorial staff | March 24, 2020

Owning up to your mistakes and embracing your flaws is an important part of leadership.

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12 Reasons Employees Quit (and How to Prevent It)
By Sean Peek | March 17, 2020

Are you having a hard time retaining employees? It could be due to one (or more) of these reasons.

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How Can You Change the Diversity and Inclusion Status Quo at Your Company?
By Angela Koch | March 13, 2020

It can seem like a daunting task, but if you follow these four steps, you'll be well on your way to improving both the diversity and inclusivity of your company.