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Everyone's watching you.

Even the smartest bosses are prone to a management mistake that makes everyone’s job harder

A boss can be completely unaware that employees are watching them for approval or disapproval, and that their suggestions are perceived as immediate orders, say executive coaches.
Harvard professors say it's important to come in with a long-term agenda.

Planning every minute of your workday can backfire — here’s what the most successful leaders do instead

A Harvard study of CEOs finds that the most effective leaders set their own personal agendas three to six months in advance. However, experts say leaders should also be flexible enough to deal with whatever unexpected issues may arise.
A boss needs to learn how to step back.

For smart people to be great bosses, they have to move away from what got them promoted in the first place

A boss shouldn't spend all their time trying to prove how smart they are, say leadership coaches. Instead, a boss should feel comfortable delegating tasks to their employees, who may even be more intelligent than they are.
Think before you speak.

9 things people think are fine to say at work — but are actually racist, sexist, or offensive

Microaggressions are everywhere — especially in the workplace. To avoid a toxic workplace culture, it's important to know which phrases and actions can make employees from different backgrounds or identities feel uncomfortable and targeted.

5 ways Amazon Echo makes life in the kitchen so much better

I've owned an Amazon Echo for almost three years, and the speaker has changed the way I live in my apartment. But while the Echo has a ton of features and skills for all types of needs and situations, I'd argue that Amazon's line of Echo smart speakers are actually best used in the kitchen.

Here’s the management theory that John Doerr regards as one of the most tested and proven in the last 50 years

In his book "Measure What Matters," about the goal-setting process used by companies like Google and Intel, venture capitalist John Doerr cites this 50-year-old theory to help define the type of goal that increases productivity.
It stung, but he learned from the experience. The Bridgewater employee is not pictured.

The most effective leaders aren’t the most-hated or most-loved — or at least, they don’t care if they are

An effective boss doesn't care what other people think of them — instead, they're focused on doing what's best for the company. That in turn will probably make people love them, leadership experts say.

The 5 smartest ways to connect multiple offices

With separate offices spread all over the country or globe, how can your business install a network so all the locations can work, communicate, and share information easily, instantaneously, and effectively?

Young Jeff Bezos once made his grandmother burst into tears — and it taught him an important lesson on how to treat people

When a 10-year-old Bezos said something that made his grandmother cry, his grandfather told him this: 'It's harder to be kind than clever.'
Nat Turner, left gives a presentation to his Flatiron Health team.

The CEO of a $2 billion startup says there’s a fundamental reason this company is the most successful one he’s built

Flatiron Health CEO Nat Turner said that when you have a mission you believe in, it attracts better talent, investment, and results.