Toxic Workplaces

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…

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7 Ways to Avoid Burnout in Leadership Positions

Every day leaders are faced with challenges and obstacles that can make them feel hopeless, tired, or overwhelmed. It is common for leaders to experience what is called “burnout”- a state of physical, mental, and…

How to Survive the First 30 Days New Leader Plan

How to Survive the First 30 Days: A Plan for New Leaders

Any time you become a leader of a new group, there are definitive steps that you will want to complete to help establish yourself as a positive leader and begin building relationships with the people…

How to Survive in a Toxic Workplace

How to Survive in a Toxic Workplace Dr. Sara Baker is a leadership enthusiast who believes that everyone deserves a workplace that builds and supports its people. Don’t wait for someone else to be the…

Too Different To Lead?

Do You Think You’re Too Different to Be a Leader? Dr. Sara Baker is a leadership enthusiast who believes that everyone deserves a workplace that builds and supports its people.   UABB Share Button –…

Toxic Workplace Checklist: 14 Leadership Hacks for Toxic Workplaces

When you work in a toxic workplace, it can be easy to get sucked into the negative behaviors that the organization expects of its leaders. This toxic workplace checklist can help you figure out if…

7 Practical Tips for Leading a Remote Team

7 Practical Tips for Leading A Remote Team A leadership enthusiast, website and elearning developer, and believer that everyone deserves a workplace that builds and supports its people. Remote work is incredible yet, at the…

Be a Better Leader - 2 Surprising Ways

Be a Better Leader: Two Surprising Ways

Are you looking to be a better leader? If so, you’re in luck. There are actually two things you can do to help improve your leadership skills. The first is to help your employees understand…

Coaching Toxic Employees

7 Ways to Defuse Toxic Employees

Toxic employees driving you crazy? These 7 tips will help you defuse tense situations with toxic employees and coach them so they learn new positive ways to communicate disagreements.

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The Elusive Work-Life Balance: 6 Ways to Achieve It

6 Ways to Achieve Work-Life Balance A leadership enthusiast, website and elearning developer, and believer that everyone deserves a workplace that builds and supports its people. Work-life balance and mental wellness is a topic that…

18 Signs of a Toxic Workplace: A Checklist for Leaders

Do you suspect your workplace is toxic? Take a look at the Checklist in part one and toxicity hacks for leaders in part two of our series.

5 Powerful Action Steps to Increase Employee Engagement

Low employee engagement rears its head in many ugly ways:  lost profits, high turnover, poor customer service, and faulty products. Expectations of leaders and managers in the workplace are changing as workers begin to ask…

Overcoming Fear of Failure

Fear of failure in leadership is one of the greatest impediments to making decisions. Fear of failure can cause you to postpone or even worse, delegate, important decisions. In today’s quickly moving world, sluggishness in…

It’s Time for a New Kind of Leadership

Bad bosses plague our workplaces. By the looks of the articles, posts and books being published, it isn’t getting any better. If anything, it’s getting worse. Maybe we should do something to change that. After…

The Power of a Leader’s Language

The Power in a Leader’s Language Words have meaning. Of course they do. Every word that falls from our lips is full of meaning that reverberates through the air, bouncing off ears, hearts and egos…

Truth and Lies in Leadership

The truth and lies in leadership can be shockingly different from what we anticipate before we become leaders.  The lies may not be recognizable at first glance, but once you are in the fire, they…

10 Leadership Qualities that Scare the Status Quo

Tired of not seeing results from the old styles of leadership, aka the “way we’ve always done it,” and ready to make the status quo run for the hills? Keep reading for an interesting look…

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5 Ways to Lead Your Team Through Chaos

You lead your team in creating a carefully crafted plan to achieve your department’s goals. And then word comes down from the levels above directing you and your team to take another path. The last-minute…

Empowering Your Team for Success

As the leader, you are ultimately responsible for your team’s attainment of set goals. You are also accountable for any failure of your team to hit their goals. That is a lot of pressure sitting…

The Biggest Danger of Leadership

You might think that the biggest danger of leadership is for a leader to look around and realize there is no one following. But, even worse than a team who won’t follow you is a…