Leadership

5 Things Your Business Should Do During the Summer Slowdown

How to keep your organization efficient, productive and profitable in the "season of auto-reply"

What’s Really Holding Your Business Back

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NRStor CEO and former Home Depot Canada and Michaels Canada head Annette Verschuren shares her success secret: mediocre strategy, brilliant execution

The Leadership Lessons of Startup Canada’s Victoria Lennox

Startup Canada CEO Victoria Lennox. Photo: Startup Canada

"Entrepreneurs employ what’s really special and unique about themselves to create the future"

The Simple Trick for Getting People to Do What You Ask

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This easy addition to an assignment ups the chances of it being completed, according to a recent study

Why You Shouldn’t Sugar-Coat Your Feedback

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Blunt talk might feel uncomfortable in the conflict-averse business world of 2016, but sometimes saying exactly what you’re thinking is the kindest approach for everyone

The Google Formula for a Productive Team

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Smarter Faster Better author Charles Duhigg on what the Internet giant has learned about getting the best out of its people

How Workplaces Punish Women for Leaning In

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The qualities you need to get ahead are the same ones that get you branded as “shrill.” Why it's past time for employers to step up

Lessons in “Enlightened” Leadership from Deepak Chopra

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The mindfulness master on leading teams and being present

The High Price of Leading With Ego

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Ex-American Apparel marketing exec Ryan Holiday offers a different take on success in his latest book

4 Ways to Make the Most of a Conversation

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Building loyalty and trust requires more than just your physical presence. How to have more productive and meaningful one-on-one encounters

Why You Can’t Really Run a Company Without a Clear Hierarchy

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Flat organizations may be in fashion, but structures and chains of command were created for a reason: Someone has to be in charge

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