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How to Be a Great Leader – Mind Tools Expert Voices

We weren’t friends with him. He was still our boss. But we all saw his empathic and supportive behavior in action. It brought us together ...

Lessons in Listening: My Expert Interview With Captain Mark Brouker

U.S. Navy captain Mark Brouker talks about his new book and the six critical leadership behaviors that he believes will make us better leade...

Radical Candor – The Truth Doesn’t Always Need to Hurt

"Leaders are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, to show that they’re human beings not just human doings." – Katherine Baldw...

What You Need From Managers in 2021 – Your Tips

As employees, we've had a whole new set of problems to contend with. So have the managers we look to for guidance...

Moody Leaders – and How Not to Be One

"As the boss, you have considerable 'soft' power. You can make an employee's day enjoyable or miserable." - Bruna Martinuzzi...

Five Steps to Empowering Others: Our Expert Interview With Frances Frei

Do you feel empowered at work? Inclusion expert Frances Frei shares her framework for unleashing the best in people. ...

Leading Beyond the Ego: Putting Others First

I used to spend a lot of time with leaders. In my previous career as a political reporter, I followed prime ministers and presidents to vari...

Reboot Yourself: Our Expert Interview With Jerry Colonna

In this Expert Interview podcast, executive coach Jerry Colonna talks to Mind Tools about how "radical self-inquiry" can create the best lea...