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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 Make Your Virtual Meetings More Engaging

While we all go to lots of meetings (too many?), more and more people are spending more and more time in meetings using technology, rather than being face to face with everyone. And while meetings are still meetings and people are still people, virtual meetings are different. One of the biggest challenges with virtual meetings is keeping people engaged and participating. Having led many virtual meetings, I’ve found five things that can help make a difference to increase participation and engagement, and reduce distractions for meeting participants. Let me share them with you here.


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 

Let adversity spur you on

Sep. 2, 2015

Doris Hart won three Wimbledon titles on one day in 1951: singles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles. But her greatest feat may have been competing in tennis at all.

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.

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