Items Tagged with 'Leadership'


Introverts have traits that make them excellent leaders

November 7, 2014
Some would suggest that a person must be an extrovert to be a good leader — that to be followed, a person must be heard clearly and frequently. Read More

An effective timeline keeps the HR process flowing

October 10, 2014
How important is timing? Read More

Good leaders accomplish more with (rather than through) others

August 29, 2014
Great leaders develop practices and communicate expectations that allow them to manage fairly and consistently as they motivate people to contribute their proportionate share toward the success of the team or the stability of relationships. Read More

Successful leadership transitions: traps to avoid, tips for success

August 8, 2014
It’s never easy to step into a leadership role from outside an organization. Read More

‘Hidden’ talent offers big score

March 21, 2014
The spring awards and recognition events offer exceptional examples of business leaders and organizations walking the talk of inclusion in business ranks and recruitment. Read More

Women need opportunities

December 20, 2013
Editor: The statistics in your recent editorial, “Ignoring women leaders fouls the region’s economy” (Dec. 16), are unfortunately the grim reality of women leadership across the country. Read More

Are you sharing your vision?

October 28, 2013
As a business owner who’s married with four children, I've learned the hard way that a lack of shared vision — and lack of clear communication about that vision — is a recipe for personal and professional disaster. Read More

Leadership actions that are not an option for leaders

September 13, 2013
A line from the song “Oldest Established” — from the immortal Broadway show (and my personal favorite) “Guys and Dolls” — is: “Where’s the action? Where’s the game?” Read More

Leadership words that need to be banned — forever

September 6, 2013
Pabulum leadership words really bug me — but not as bad as they may bug you if they’re uttered by your leader. Read More

Effectively influencing people without being in charge

March 15, 2013
While much guidance is available to strengthen a manager’s ability to lead from a position of authority . . . Read More


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Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women Seeds of GROWth Conference

Goei Center
818 Butterworth St. SW
Grand Rapids, MI
United States
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