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What Trump And Clinton’s Leadership Styles Tell Us About Them

What Trump And Clinton’s Leadership Styles Tell Us About Them

If Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump is elected president in November, what kind of leader will either of them make? Wendy Capland, a leadership coach who’s been working with top executives for more than 30 years had examined both of their leadership styles and come up with some answers. A while back, I wrote a column from an […]

Go SWOT Yourself: Taking an Objective Look at Your Leadership Style

Go SWOT Yourself: Taking an Objective Look at Your Leadership Style

We’re living in an age that celebrates technological innovation, and entrepreneurs are at the heart of it. The leaders of Silicon Valley have star power that rivals — and in some cases, even outshines — that of their companies. Just look at Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos. They are all stars, even without their respective […]

7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Managers

7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Managers

Getting a promotion into management is awesome. But if you haven’t had much formal leadership training—and you’re basing your management style solely on your bosses of the past—you may have picked up some less-than-effective habits. And the worst part is, you may not even realize it. Whether you’re a fresh-faced supervisor or a seasoned boss, […]

17 Key Traits That Separate Managers From Leaders [Infographic]

17 Key Traits That Separate Managers From Leaders [Infographic]

“You manage things. You lead people.” – Grace Hopper The difference between managing and leading might seem fuzzy to managers, but it’s crystal clear to their direct reports. Think about it: Would you rather be told what to do, or sold on a vision? Would you prefer to work for someone who rules with an iron […]

Women should try a variety of leadership styles in order to gain influence

Women should try a variety of leadership styles in order to gain influence

Compared with men, women are spending more time on housework, less time in the office and more time on work activities that may hold back their careers. Here are three steps that women can take to offset these differences and move their careers forward: 1. Know how you spend your time: It’s easy to fall […]