Help Your Team Embrace Change

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Companies are constantly changing. And whether the changes are big or small, leaders need to inspire their employees to embrace what’s new. Here are some ways to do that: Talk about how people feel. Change stirs up lots of emotions (fear, frustration, and anxiety, to name a few). Hold regular meetings for people to express what […] The post Help Your Team Embrace Change appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Leaders Need To Learn How To Take Criticism

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If you’re in a leadership position, you need to know how to take criticism well. Being resilient will help you stay focused on what the company needs, rather than on the naysayers. One strategy is to prepare how to handle criticism. Brainstorm several ways to respond to criticism and write them down for reference. It […] The post Leaders Need To Learn How To Take Criticism appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Your MBA Isn’t Worth What You Think It Is

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The exalted MBA degree is suffering a downturn. Fewer people are entering MBA programs. There is a good reason for that. The MBA is not worth the time and money. How many great companies were built by people with MBAs? You’ll be hard pressed to find one. How many companies were run by people with […] The post Your MBA Isn’t Worth What You Think It Is appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Make Time To Focus On Each Employee’s Professional Growth

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Managers are supposed to help their teams develop professionally — and great managers tailor their development efforts to each person. Doing so helps you understand the nuances of how people are growing week by week and month by month. At the end of each week, take 15 minutes to write down recent steps you’ve taken […] The post Make Time To Focus On Each Employee’s Professional Growth appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Create An Executive Presence

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Executive presence is not an innate quality; it is a set of behaviors that you can learn over time. Whether you are a natural wallflower or a social butterfly, you can enhance your presence by doing the following: Focus and relax. Calm is the foundation of presence. Use your breathing as an anchor that you […] The post Create An Executive Presence appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Keep Experimenting with Different Leadership Styles

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To grow as a leader you must dive into projects and activities, interact with different kinds of people, experiment with new ways of getting things done – and try out various leadership styles. Most learning involves some form of imitation (and understanding that nothing is “original”). So stop viewing authenticity as an intrinsic state. It’s […] The post Keep Experimenting with Different Leadership Styles appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Best Bosses Follow These 5 Rules

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Amazing bosses try to make work meaningful and enjoyable for employees. They’re most successful when they adhere to a few best practices: Manage individuals, not just teams. When you’re under pressure, you can forget that employees have varying interests, abilities, goals, and styles of learning. But it’s important to understand what makes each person tick so that […] The post The Best Bosses Follow These 5 Rules appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Leadership Is Not A Title

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It’s natural to look to people in authority for leadership. Leadership, however, is not inherent in a title. There are many people in authority who are not leaders. Conversely there are many leaders who do not have titles and are not officially in charge. A leader is someone that generates trust and respect. People turn to […] The post Leadership Is Not A Title appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Make Time for Strategic Thinking Every Day

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If you believe that only senior executives need to think strategically, think again. No matter what level you’re at, strategic thinking is a critical skill — one that can always be improved. To hone your capacity to see the big picture, start by making sure you have a solid understanding of the industry context and […] The post Make Time for Strategic Thinking Every Day appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Fiduciary Responsibility Isn’t Just For Finance

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By law financial advisors are required to act with fiduciary responsibility. This means they are required to put the client’s best interests before there own. This is a concept that isn’t just for financial advisors, it should be applied in every industry. Your customer is the reason you are in business. Your customer is the […] The post Fiduciary Responsibility Isn’t Just For Finance appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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