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Leadership Archive

Jul 10, 2024
Imposter syndrome is a psychological phenomenon that causes high-achieving individuals to doubt their own skills, ability, intellect or accomplishments. Though it may seem arbitrary for career-oriented, high-performing professionals to question their own abilities, self-doubt doesn’t discriminate.

Jun 27, 2024
In today’s fast-paced business world, multitasking has become a key skill for professionals across industries. Multitasking is the ability to perform multiple tasks at the same time. It can sometimes look like juggling meetings or handling various projects both big and small.

Jun 20, 2024
Peter Drucker, ‘the father of management,’ famously said, “The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” Feedback remains essential to continuous improvement and competitiveness. However, current feedback systems are broken and disliked by both managers and employees. They focus on the past, feel reproachful and often lack problem-solving opportunities. Insights-based system-wide approaches to feedback are needed now more than ever, as we have up to five generations in the workplace. Millennials and Gen Z require more novel approaches to feedback that allow for r…

May 30, 2024
Credit professionals in the B2B industry have a wide range of responsibilities in their role. Whether you are a credit analyst, credit manager, risk analyst, or any synonymous title to those listed—there are a few aspects that all professionals in credit have in common: assessing creditworthiness, mitigating risk and optimizing company sales.

May 16, 2024
Spearheading daily challenges and taking on the unexpected is expected. But let’s face it—no leader can do everything by themselves. Why it matters: Delegation is one of the most essential skills of management. It not only takes some of the workload off the shoulders of a leader, but it gives your team the opportunity to grow and learn in the process. A delegation of authority is a document that identifies the most effective model of distributing responsibilities and power to those involved in certain decisions. The best example is how those at the entry level handle more routine resp…

May 2, 2024
Credit managers have difficult conversations every day—whether that’s collection calls with customers, disagreements with sales or reporting to senior management. Why it matters: While most of us would prefer to sidestep conflict, for dynamic leaders in the workplace, this isn’t an option.

Apr 18, 2024
Every iconic superhero knows their strengths and weaknesses—and the best leaders are no different. Unleash your leadership potential and discover your own powers, whether you have the agility of Spider-Man, the wisdom of Yoda or the intellect of Batman.