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June 5, 2015

The One Sign Your Employees Will Leave

Your department is growing quickly. Life couldn’t be better. Everyone is present and accounted for…hmmm…except Joe is not at his desk. In fact, it looks like…

June 3, 2015

Why Fear Kills Your Creativity

I was blown away by the response of Sunday’s article, “Why Cruel Leaders Get All the Love.” More than 100,000 readers took time to read the post, and more than 250 left…

June 2, 2015

The 3 Best Ways to Love Your Customers

You have come to expect bad service. You hate calling the bank, right? You just know you will spend a good part of your morning on hold. And you can predict with accuracy…

May 31, 2015

Why Cruel Leaders Get All the Love

Years ago, I worked alongside a man who was a real tyrant. He would bark orders at his direct reports, and they would practically jump out of their shoes to do as he…

May 28, 2015

Really, Leaders Should Stop Going Out to Lunch

I received quite a response to last week’s article, “Why Exceptional Leaders Skip Lunch.” I pointed out that working at your desk through your lunch hour was a good way…

May 27, 2015

The One Word That Honest Leaders Never Say

Did you work for a boss who said “Trust me!” and then went on to hurt you? When this happens, it is not only a sucker punch to the gut. It has lasting implications.