Empowerment

How to Establish Boundaries in a Toxic Workplace

How to Establish Boundaries in a Toxic Workplace

Sara Baker, the author of Toxic Workplace Survival Guide, reads excerpts from her book and discusses the importance of establishing boundaries and why it is so hard for us to do.

9 Easy Leadership Quick Wins You Should Implement Immediately

9 Easy Leadership Quick Wins You Should Implement Immediately

No question being a leader can be tricky. But there are some easy leadership quick wins you can implement immediately to help make the job a little easier. What is a quick win strategy? It’s…

7 Easy Steps to Make An Intentional Change to Be a Better You

7 Easy Steps to Make An Intentional Change to Be a Better You

Are you looking to make a change in your life? Whether you want to be a better leader, a more effective communicator, or just learn how to be happier, making an intentional change can help…

10 Things I Hate About Toxic Leaders

10 Things I Hate About Toxic Leaders (And What To Do Instead)

To be an effective leader, you don’t need to have a specific personality type or set of skills. You just need to avoid these 10 common characteristics that may make people think you are a…

Toxic Work Environment: What It Is, Why It's Harmful and How to Deal With It

Toxic Work Environment: What It Is, Why It’s Harmful and How to Deal With It

What is a toxic work environment? You may be wondering what that is. Simply put, it is an environment in which workers are subjected to harmful conditions. This can include anything from verbal abuse to…

Love Thyself, Woman: 8 Ways to Learn How to Practice Self Love

Love Thyself, Woman: 8 Ways to Learn How to Practice Self Love

In today’s world, few things are more important than the ability to love oneself. Whether you are an entrepreneur, a business leader, or simply a person striving for success, self love is an essential ingredient…

Self-Talk for Women in Leadership How to Use Positive Affirmations to Encourage Yourself

Self-Talk for Women in Leadership: How to Use Positive Affirmations to Encourage Yourself

How to use affirmations to encourage yourself as a woman in leadership. Self-talk is incredibly important for anyone striving for success. And for women, it can be especially helpful to have empowering phrases to recite…

Creating Psychological Safety at Work 3 keys to a Toxic-Free Workplace

Creating Psychological Safety at Work: 3 Keys to a Toxic-Free Workplace

What is psychological safety? It’s a question that many people are asking lately, as stories of toxic workplaces continue to make the headlines. Psychological safety is a term that was coined by Harvard Business School…

6 Leadership Hacks for New Managers to Engage Your Team

6 Leadership Hacks for New Managers to Engage Your Team

Being a new manager can be a daunting task. You are suddenly responsible for a team of people, and you may feel like you are not ready for the challenge. However, leadership is not a…

Video: 5 Signs Your Workplace is Toxic

5 Signs Your Workplace is Toxic

Five Signs Your Workplace is Toxic video transcript: This video will show you the 5 most common symptoms of a toxic workplace. Hi, my name is Sara Baker and I’m going to be showing you…

10 Ways to Engage Your Team By Creating Purpose in Work

10 Ways to Engage Your Team By Creating Purpose in Work

There’s no denying that everyone wants to feel like their work is purposeful. We all want to know that what we’re doing is making a difference in the world, even if it’s just in a…

7 Life Lessons to Help You Become a Better Leader

7 Life Lessons to Help You Become a Better Leader

Leadership is not a position or rank that someone is given–it is a quality that is developed. And while there are many different life lessons that can help you become a better leader, here are…

Definitive Guide to 9 Leadership Styles & How to Develop Your Leadership Style

9 Common Leadership Styles & How to Develop Your Own Leadership Style

Do you know what your leadership style is? If not, don’t worry – you’re not alone. Many people don’t understand the different leadership styles out there, and they struggle to identify which one they are…

3 Biggest Mistakes New Managers Make and How to Avoid Them

3 Biggest Mistakes New Managers Make and How to Avoid Them

Being a new manager can be daunting. You suddenly have a team of people looking to you for leadership and direction. It can be tempting to assume that your team doesn’t need any help and…

What Are the Qualities of a Good Leader vs Bad Leader?

What Are the Qualities of a Good Leader vs Bad Leader?

What makes a good leader? This is a question that has been asked throughout history, and there are many answers to it. Some say that good leaders are born, not made. Others say that anyone…

Toxic Workplace Survival Guide Book

Survive a Toxic Work Environment: 15 Strategies to Help You Cope or Quit

Do you feel stressed out and overwhelmed because of a toxic work environment? Is your day spent dealing with toxic people, processes, or, even a toxic work culture? Is it time for you show yourself…

PACED Leadership and How You Can Use It

The 5 Actions of PACED Leadership and How Can You Use Them

We are in the middle of a leadership reformation. Leaders around the world are realizing that the traditional ways of leading no longer work. The old style of top-down leadership is being replaced with a…

6 Tips to Stop an Employee’s Toxic Behavior

You’re a leader of a team and you have an employee who is exhibiting toxic behavior. You know you need to take action and address it, but you don’t know where to start. If you…

7 Transformational Tips for Eliminating Toxicity in a Toxic Work Environment

7 Transformational Tips for Eliminating Toxicity in a Toxic Work Environment

Imagine you are the manager of a team that has been experiencing toxic behaviors from one of its members. Maybe this person is constantly undermining your authority, yelling at others, or refusing to comply with…

10 Ways Leaders Can Use Empathy to Improve a Toxic Workplace

10 Ways Leaders Can Use Empathy to Improve a Toxic Workplace

Imagine that you are the leader of a toxic work environment. You have been trying to reduce the negative behaviors and toxic culture, but it seems like nothing is working. You feel overwhelmed and frustrated.…

How to Encourage Your Team in Leadership(1)

How to Encourage Your Team When Times are Tough

You know that feeling when your team is struggling and it’s hard to stay positive? It can be difficult to encourage them in the midst of chaos and difficult times. But as Winston Churchill once…

How Leaders Can Fix a Toxic Workplace

How Leaders (and Managers) Can Fix a Toxic Workplace

Do you want to keep your team members happy? This may seem like a no-brainer, but many companies are struggling with employee retention rates. Why is this happening? Toxic work environments have become the norm…

20 Inspiring Leadership Resolutions

20 Inspiring Resolutions for Leaders

It’s a new year and a time to make a fresh start. It can be difficult to set goals, especially after the last two years of pandemics, lockdowns, and quarantines. People are struggling more than…

8 Steps to be an Innovative Leader

8 Steps to be an Innovative Leader

Are you ready to be an innovative leader in the 21st century? If so, then read on. In this article, we will discuss how to create a culture of innovation in your organization and what…

6 Tips for Fearless Leadership for Women

6 Tips for Fearless Leadership for Women

The question of how to be a good leader is one that has been asked for centuries. For women, this question becomes even more complicated. Competing expectations of how women should behave, combined with the…

5 Attributes of an Effective Leader

Do you find yourself over-thinking and over-managing tasks? Do you feel like your team doesn’t trust or respect you as a leader? Are they reluctant to take risks, even if it’s for the good of the company? It…

7 Tips to Stay Motivated When You’re a Leader in the Midst of Adversity

As a leader, it’s easy to get lost in the midst of adversity. When you’re facing tough times, it can be hard to stay motivated and focused on your goals. That’s why it’s important to…

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Why Leadership Development and Training is Important for Leaders

The world is changing at a rapid pace, and it’s almost impossible to keep up. If you’re leading a team, how can you be expected to stay ahead of the curve? With so much going…