Leadership and Management: SmartBrief Originals
Best practices
Best practices

Best practices need to be challenged so organizations can test whether they're actually following the best path.

Five steps
Five steps

You can't own something unless you understand the strategy, the goals and what's expected of you.

Lanes
Lanes

We tend to think about risk in terms of potential actions, but what are the risks of not acting?

Engagement
Engagement

Engagement is something all top organizations share, but it's easy for leaders to get it wrong.

Sales
Sales

Whatever you do, sales is part of the job. The only question is whether you'll focus on what you're giving or what you want.

Employee development
Employee development

Employers have more control over what skills get developed than they think. Here's advice for tackling the skills gap.

Golf
Golf

Learn from Ken Blanchard about learning your motivation, mastering it and living it.

Steelers
Steelers

Nobody is a big enough star to justify a pattern of abusive and disrespectful behavior.

Word of the year
Word of the year

Helping every employee shine is more than just a lofty objective; it’s a business imperative.

Strengths
Strengths

The key skills for leaders, as derived from more than 1 million surveys.