Inspiring Others: SmartBrief Originals
5 ways to create a better workplace
5 ways to create a better workplace

No matter your title or authority, you can help create a better workplace. Here are some ways to get started.

12 ways to destroy employee engagement
12 ways to destroy employee engagement

What are the behaviors that disengage employees? What if you did the opposite?

What makes a leader worth following?
What makes a leader worth following?

What's the difference between good and bad bosses? And how do we define that quality?

Uncover your hidden talent -- the future leaders who already work for you
Uncover your hidden talent -- the future leaders who already work for you

Make a plan to start highlighting your existing skilled but overlooked staff.

How great bosses inspire traction when issues arise
How great bosses inspire traction when issues arise

How leaders react when bad things happen sets the tone for the whole team.

Story
Story

Stories spark transformation in ourselves, in others and in our organizations. Here are two examples.

VUCA
VUCA

We live in a VUCA world, and that acronym applies to employee development, too.

Culture
Culture

Leaders can set the tone, but they can't force culture. When they try, they end up running a ministry of culture.

The Making of a Manager
The Making of a Manager

Facebook's Julie Zhuo has written a guide for new managers that reminds us of the power -- and limitations -- of managers.

Not every task is amazing. How you motivate yourself in those situations is critical.