Business Category: Be a Better Boss


What Is a Bad Boss?

A lot of people get promoted into a management position because of their skills and accomplishments, yet end up being a bad boss. I am sure you have experienced a bad boss at some point in your career. Perhaps even more than one… Have you ever had the opportunity to work with a good boss? What makes a good boss good or a bad boss bad?  Continue reading…

Show Employees How to Accomplish Your Vision

Have you ever taken over new job only to find that the former manager had nothing documented? What if there was a disaster? What if a key person quit? Business continuity is in jeopardy. Will you have to spend the time to write policies and procedures from disaster recovery to computer, network, and email use. But there is an easier way. Continue reading…

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How Management Procedures are Used

Quality management procedures are critical to improvement. If you are a manager of a group of people then you basically have two ways of using procedures, either you are using them to drive consistency and improvement or you’re not. Which way is yours? Continue reading…

How Can You Be an Effective Business Leader?

Real leaders — not those people who run for office every other year, promising “real” leadership for a change — possess a combination of qualities and leadership characteristics that make us want to follow them. Whether we naturally gravitate to these quality individuals or we subconsciously recognize their leadership, we follow them. So, what does it take to be an effective business leader? Continue reading…

What’s the Difference Between Organizational Culture and Organizational Leadership?

Organizational Culture and Organizational Leadership

Organizational Leadership involves innovative leadership, and we cannot really cover the topic of innovative leadership without touching on the concept of organizational culture. In fact, sometimes organizational leadership and organizational culture are called two sides of the same coin. But what differences can we find when we look at organizational culture and organizational leadership? The culture of the organization guides the behavior of its members. The very definition of culture has to do with a system of rules and expectations that guides us in our social environment. This is especially true in the workplace. Continue reading…

How to Gain Success with Leadership in Teams

Does your company express leadership in teams? Make sure the design of your measurement system is made for team success. Being a leader means getting things done through others, which implies a team of some kind. The most critical ingredient to leading teams is trust and trust starts with you. The transformation starts at the personal level. When mutual trust exists, people feel motivated to help and support one another. This, in turn, creates a high-trust environment, which is the key to creating high performance work teams. Continue reading…

What Are the Top Ten CFO Responsibilities?

As the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of your company, you are responsible to the company’s Board of Directors for all accounting and financial matters. You must establish company-wide objectives, policies, procedures, processes, programs, and practices to assure the company of a continuously sound financial accounting structure. Surely the CFO responsibilities are described in your CFO Job Description, right? Continue reading…