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The Journal Gazette

Lead on

Observations about leadership

Listening, questioning vital, exec coach says

Listen and ask powerful questions.

November 11, 2018 1:00 am

Best to play it safe with politics talk at work

If you thought politics have been dominating conversations in recent weeks, you may not get a reprieve any time soon.

November 4, 2018 1:00 am

Employers need succession plans in place

Most new hires are the result of hope.

October 28, 2018 1:00 am

Venting about unfair boss detrimental

Think twice before you badmouth the boss.Is it solving anything? Probably not.

October 21, 2018 1:00 am

Startup mentor touts value of relationships

Scott Weiss had a 30-year business career that included 22 as CEO. He has worked on three continents.

October 14, 2018 1:00 am

Work to make introverts active in meetings

The mere mention of them can cause people to cringe, and yet they're essential to getting things done.Meetings.

October 7, 2018 1:00 am

City trails US average for finance salaries

If you want to recruit the best talent, your salary structure needs to be top-notch, too.

September 30, 2018 1:00 am

Managers are people developers

Thirty-five percent of managers are engaged and 33 percent of U.S. employees are engaged.

September 23, 2018 1:00 am

Author's vacation solution? Cross-train staff

That peak summer vacation season? Yes, we all survived it again.

September 16, 2018 1:00 am

Conversing with staff key to success

What you expect is your vision. The standard. The goal.

September 9, 2018 1:00 am

Survey finds US workers crave appreciation

I would call this a mailbag column, but most of what I'm going to share came through my inbox.

September 2, 2018 1:00 am

Be adaptable, be a visionary, speakers assert

Leaders need to learn the value of being “hands off.” When they have their “fingers in everything,” it's harder...

August 26, 2018 1:00 am