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Here are this week’s 10 best leadership links–hot off the presses:
1. A well made slideshow describing why some people get stuck and advice on how to get unstuck.
2. Title says it all: 7 employees you should fire now.
3. Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has retired this week. Here are his 7 secrets for CEOs.
4. Don’t bore your employees. Keep it short and entertaining.
5. A few alternatives to PowerPoint worth looking into.
6. Interview gaffs you …
Are you still a great leader? It’s a hard question to ask yourself, but it’s a necessary one. In my Inc. online column I lay out four questions you have to ask yourself to assess whether or not you are fit to maintain your leadership position.
Stand back, folks. Links coming through!
The week we’ve had to brave a slew of April fool’s jokes as well as endure North Korean saber rattling. Yet through it all many have still produced an amazing amount of leadership analysis and thought.
Here are this weeks most compelling leadership articles and videos:
1. Recently the Washington Post has banned some cliches. Leaders take note. Avoid phrases like “hot button issues” and “shifting dynamics.” Be clear and concise.
2. How …
Here are some of the week’s best articles, infographics, and videos that can educate leaders:
1. This article tells you how to make mundane topics interesting. It’s mandatory reading for any leader who needs to make a presentation interesting.
2. This man has always had one dream: to make shoes. An inspirational interview that will motivate even the most weary leader.
3. Your ability to lead well may hinge on what you had for lunch.
4. Here’s a man …
The rivalry between Picasso and Matisse can teach us how competition can make us better, more creative, and more innovative. Read my full article on competition, Picasso, and Matisse on Inc.com.
Your organization’s growth will be built on a combination of attracting new customers and growing business with your existing customer base.
If you have large, corporate customers sometimes that can feel daunting. Their huge size, relative to yours, may keep you feeling vulnerable. Culturally, the big fellas do things differently. They often have highly structured rigid processes, stringent quality control requirements, and policies that seem to control what you can and cannot do. These large customers …