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Evaluating Personal Leadership Development Plans

A good leadership development plan has three key characteristics. When you've finished creating your plan, you should evaluate it to be sure it has each of these characteristics:

Assessing Your Fairness as a Manager

Your direct reports assess the fairness of many aspects of their jobs.

10 key steps to building the dream Team you though impossible

Using team-building activities to create successful teams has many benefits to both team members and their organizations. Being part of a team can empower individuals because of added knowledge – through learning from each other

Techniques for Managing a Diverse Team

Think about a great manager who's really motivated you in the past. What comes to mind? Many people describe such managers as fair, respectful, encouraging, objective, clear, and good listeners.

Reviewing the Impact of External Environment - STEP Analysis

Businesses do not operate in isolation. Managers need to understand the impact that the surrounding business environment has on their own organization.

Concepts of Leadership

“I used to think that running an organization was equivalent to conducting a symphony orchestra. But I don't think that's quite it; it's more like jazz. There is more improvisation.”— Warren Bennis 

Assigning Roles on a Team

Assigning team roles appropriately – to capable team members – sets your team on the path to success. A logical four-step process can help you assign team members to appropriate roles. Each step of the process builds on the last:

Strategies for Building Team Cohesion

Use this job aid as a reminder of the tips and strategies for improving communication, cooperation, and trust when building team cohesion.
Communicating within your team

Acquiring Traits to Become a Caring Manager

As a manager or organizational leader, what you do and say is closely monitored by the people who report to you. Your direct reports focus a lot of attention on you.

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