Does Your Workplace Fuel Courage Or Fear? 6 Ways To Create Psychological Safety

If you’ve ever had a boss who was more worried about protecting their position and avoiding all risk than in supporting new ideas or forging new ground, you’ll know how demoralizing it can be.

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Do Salespeople Make Good Founders? Here’s What They Do (and Don’t) Bring to the Table.

There are so many stereotypes about different company departments: Marketing teams make things look pretty but don’t drive results; HR is either the politically correct police or the firing department; and the engineering team is vital but not strategic. Salespeople tend to be typecasted more than anyone: We’re pushy, greedy and self-centered.

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4 Ways to Help Different Generations Share Wisdom at Work

Ask yourself: When was the last time someone seriously “dropped some knowledge” on you? Something that really grabbed your attention? Your imagination? Made you laugh, shed a tear, both? Something that possibly inspired you to, as Steve Jobs said in his famous Stanford speech, “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” Hopefully it wasn’t as far back as your college graduation. But, chances are, it wasn’t at work.

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How Millennials Are Changing The Way We View Leadership

In less than two years, Millennials will become the largest employee demographic. They’ve already become a major influence shaping the future of work, and as 10,000 Baby Boomers reach retirement age every day, they’re quickly advancing in the leadership ranks as well.

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Three Tips To Help Engineers Be More Customer-Centric

Modern companies often strive to be more customer-centric. The more aware you are of customer needs and the more empathy you have toward their motivations, the easier it is to build a great product.

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How to Prepare for a Change of Leadership

Member Jack Kemper asked the Business.com community, “How can you prepare your company for a change in leadership?” We spoke to experts to outline an efficient process for a smooth transition.

There comes a time in nearly every company when leaders either change positions or leave altogether. That “world’s best boss” mug is packed away and ready to be retired, and employees are left scrambling for answers. Who’s next in line? Will someone new take their place? And how will this affect their jobs?

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