Employees

Leaders make people feel important

Leaders are responsible for managing execution and performance. In fact, they’re responsible for a lot of things. But the one we don’t talk about as much is the need to make people feel important.

Four ways leaders earn respect from their teams

Earning the respect from the teams you lead is critical to the success of any leader. Unfortunately, too many people assume that the title or role will grant them the trust and respect they need to succeed. Here are four ways leaders earn the respect they need.

Can you be friends with your employees?

One of the first challenges a new manager faces is the new relationship they have with the employees that report to them. Should they befriend them? Hang out with them outside of work? Connect on social media accounts like Facebook? All of which can be summarized by the simple question: can you be friends with your employees?