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How to be a leader at work: Finding the Right Balance

How to be a leader at work can be a difficult task that takes time to develop and improve upon; sometimes through formal education and training activities and sometimes through natural lessons of trial and error. One thing for certain is that one method does not suit all when it comes to developing strong leadership skills.

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Leading From The Back Of The Line

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Why Pride and Business Leadership Don’t Mix

Like a lot of things in life, pride can be a positive or a negative. When you’ve worked hard to accomplish something it can be a great thing. But, if pride gets caught up with ego, it becomes arrogance. And arrogance can be dangerous to your leadership effectiveness.

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Successful Characteristics The Best Business Leaders Must Possess

In terms of the best business leaders, one might think the answer is clear. We would just look to the most successful business and whoever made that happen is obviously on this list, right?

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Business Leadership Styles – Which one is right for you?

There are many business leadership styles that have been developed over the last 75 years. Some of the most popular include the work of Lewin (Authoritarian, Participative, Delegative), Bass (Extended Transformational Style), and Hershey and Blanchard (Situational). Still other leadership philosophies exist as well including Servant leadership by Greenleaf. Let’s focus on Transformational leadership and Servant leadership for the purposes of this article.

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