Working On The Business Not Just In It

Personal Development Goals For Work

I’ve always been a massive fan of the 80-20 rule. If you’re not familiar with it, it states that 80% of your results will come from 20% of your efforts. It’s obvious, but often not applied to business. Simply put: if you focus on doing what you do best, you’ll get better results (and have […]

Conversational Intelligence Leaders [Complete Guide]

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When you think of a conversational intelligence leader, what do you imagine? I’m willing to bet it’s someone who takes charge of situations and is confident in their ability to make things happen. They’re able to guide others and achieve results—and get people on board with their ideas. But if they’re not also skilled at […]

Drucker’s 9 Practices of Effective Leaders

druckers 9 practices of effective leaders

What are the best practices of effective leaders? Leadership is a critical skill to develop in order to be successful in your professional life. But what does it mean to be an effective leader? Effective leaders don’t just manage their time or delegate the work they don’t want to do—they also know when and how […]

5 Stages Of A Team’s Life

5 Stages Of A Teams Life

Teams go through a lot of ups and downs, from forming to disbanding. What these stages of a team life mean for you as a manager or member of a team depends on where your group is in its lifespan. Here are the five stages of teams life development: Stage 1: Forming People are new […]

Leadership Versus Management

Acting Like a Leader and Thinking Like a Leader

When I think of leadership and management, I like to use the metaphor of driving. A driver uses a car, which is an object that helps them get around. But a driver doesn’t care about the car itself; they don’t focus on how many quarts of oil are in it or whether the transmission has […]