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Boost your career by self-­publishing on LinkedIn. It will help you establish yourself as an expert as you build a body of quality content. This content can provide valuable information or highlight skills associated with your job experience, says SmartRecruiters founder and CEO Jerome Terny­nck. You can build an audience and credibility that supplements your résumé, helping to expand your network and increase your exposure.

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Ask "Z"

Ask "Z"

Show them you have a thick skin and they might develop one too

Q. How can I give constructive criticism to an employee with a thin skin? She tends to get angry and aggrieved whenever I mention ways she can do her job better. It’s reached a point where I don’t bother.


Leadership Library: Weekly Feature

Leadership Library: Weekly Feature

Teamwork At Its Best

A packet of training handouts and self-evaluations designed to build a thriving team at work. Download it now


Kevin Eikenberry

Remarkable Leadership with Kevin

5 Ways to Lead Projects More Effectively

Project management training, advice and wise counsel can be found anywhere. Fair less is written about leading projects. This short article won’t put much of a dent in the balance of that writing — project management vs. project leadership, but it will illuminate five key lessons that I have learned from personal experience, as well as coaching and observing others.


Best of the Blogs

Best of the Blogs

Care about the world

PBS NewsHour co-anchor Judy Woodruff was speaking to aspiring journalists, but she might as well have been talking about leadership in any field ...


Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School

Negotiation Coach

Learning from experience

Q: I work with a group that has completed several mergers and acquisitions on behalf of our organization. We would like to assess how well we have done and where and how we might improve. What’s the best way to go about this?


Marie McIntyre, Ph.D.

Ask the Workplace Coach

More work, same pay--sound familiar?

Q: “I seem to be experiencing an increase in responsibility without any change in title or pay. I work for a large healthcare company which is headquartered in another state. In addition to myself, our office includes a part-time assistant and a newly-hired employee. Although the new employee and I have the same title, our boss has made me the lead person in the office. He expects me to coordinate communications and ensure that everything runs smoothly. We will soon be hiring another person, making me responsible for three employees. This would seem to warrant a promotion, but I’m not sure how to broach the subject.” Hesitant 

Top 10 in-demand leader competencies

Aug. 31, 2015

#2, based on a study of nearly 400 organizations, is strategic thinking. So #1 is...?

Start a transformation with a big goal

Aug. 28, 2015

In 2000, Julio Linares became CEO of Spain’s dominant telecom company, Telefónica de España. With the com­pany’s earnings and cash flow in a deep dive, he knew he needed to implement changes immediately.

Adopt one-task-at-a-time habit

Aug. 28, 2015

Here’s the challenge for anyone trying to work more productively: Many supposedly smart, timesaving tips can backfire.

9 styles to develop as a leader

Aug. 27, 2015

An Enneagram, which dates back at least 2,000 years, derives from the Greek words “ennea,” or nine, and “gram,” something written or drawn. It refers to nine points on the circumference of a circle that correspond to nine styles you can develop as a leader.

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