In The News This Week…February 25

4 Must-Have Leadership Qualities

by Richard Trevino II

“Well-known successful businesspeople often share qualities that make them great leaders. There’s no shortage of lists and reports that promise to boil down the recipe. Established authors have cited as few as seven — and as many as 40 — leadership traits to develop.”

 

Managers, Here’s How You Deal with Negative Employees

by Alyse Kalish

“‘The best managers are keeping tabs on their employees’ wellbeing and checking in,’ says Wilding. This means scheduling regular one-on-one meetings and using that time not just to talk shop but to understand how your employees are feeling about their workload, their goals, and the team dynamic, and to give positive encouragement and feedback. And, you should be consistently asking, ‘How can I help?’ or ‘What do you need from me to be successful?'”

 

How You Can Keep High Performers Loyal To Your Company

by John Hall

“Your star employees are arguably your company’s biggest assets. These team members play a key role in the long-term health and success of your company. They’re efficient, productive, and good for your bottom line, thanks to referrals and reduced turnover. But how can you keep high performers loyal?”

 

How Leaders Can Open Up to Their Teams Without Oversharing

by Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy

“In the age of social sharing, people who work together know more and more about each other. In general, this is a good thing for peers and leaders. Research shows our brains respond positively to people when we feel a personal connection with them. We try harder, perform better, and are kinder to our colleagues. Command and control management is on its way out, and bosses who practice empathy and make an effort to connect with their subordinates are in.”

 

5 Things You Should Do The Night Before A Job Interview

by Ashira Prossack

“Preparation is key for having a successful a job interview. What you do the night before a job interview has an impact on your interview. What can you do to make sure this impact is a positive one?”