Inspiring Others: SmartBrief Originals

Want to make a difference in someone’s life? Become a mentor.

People can still do things that machines can't, but it helps if they're properly inspired by their leaders.

Why should employees take ownership? Here's why it's up to you.


How your team members feel about their jobs, their leaders, their company and their customers drives their behaviors.

Mary Kay Ash once said, “Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.”

Everyone talks about community, but is yours really a community, or just a collection of people?

Few employees get enough praise and encouragement. Here's how to change that.

3 simple steps you should be taking to be grounded, effective and grateful.

Education sessions build new relationships, lead to new opportunities, boost recruiting, and even generate direct revenue.

Temperament is a strong attribute of leadership; those with a temperament that is more focused on others will be those who can lead the most effectively.