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Leaders Use Opportunity, Not Fear, to Motivate

Man and woman colleagues drawing plan

Using fear to motivate people is cheap leadership. Any two-bit dictator can use fear to get things done. It takes no finesse or intelligence and ultimately works against the leader. The temporary spike in motivation

Signs You May Be a Weakling Leader (And How to Fix it)

There are two distinctly dysfunctional leaders in the workplace. In a recent blog, we discussed the Pighead. He’s the leader full of arrogance who risks losing followers because people can’t and won’t trust him

Here’s Why You Should Be Honest About Your Imperfections

Nobody’s perfect, as the old saw goes, but each of us can be perfectly imperfect. I read somewhere (though I don’t remember where—I