Four Elements of Transformational Leadership by Matthew Schieltz

Reviewed by Michelle Seidel, B.Sc., LL.B., MBA; Updated February 04, 2019 Organizations emphasize the concept of leadership in training managers or group leaders to propel a team or the organization forward. Within leadership, the effectiveness of the transformational versus transactional leader is often debated. Transactional leadership relies more on a “give and take” understanding, whereby […]

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The Concept of Empowerment in Leadership by Nicky LaMarco

You may have heard of employee empowerment and figured it was a new buzzword doing the rounds in the world of business. It may be a buzzword, but it’s also a lot more. Employee empowerment is all about putting the authority of the manager to employees who are on the front line and therefore closer […]

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4 Essential Types of Skills that All Leaders Need

by Phillip Braddy Ask any leadership coach or expert what’s needed to be an effective leader, and many of them will provide a laundry list of skills to master. Although it’s true that leaders need to be equipped with numerous skills, fortunately these skills can be simplified and more easily understood by grouping them into […]

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Four Ways Empowering Leadership Enables Empowered Employees by Bret L. Simmons

Psychologically empowered employees believe 1) their work is personally important, 2) they have the ability to successfully perform tasks, 3) they have the freedom to choose how to initiate and carry out tasks, and 4) their personal behavior at work contributes to important outcomes. (Spreitzer, 1995). This sense of meaning, competence, self-determination, and impact enables […]

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11 Ways To Empower Leaders To Achieve Success Immediately by Paul O’Keefe

“Leaders will be those who empower others.” Bill Gates What Bill Gates is suggesting isn’t a novel idea. Effective leaders have always empowered their employees. It’s an absolute necessity to ensure a company’s future success. It’s even more necessary as increasing numbers of millennials enter the workforce. Millennials appreciate development as leaders and feeling empowered. […]

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Goals of a Charismatic Leader by Jared Lewis

Charismatic leaders often lead by sheer force of their personality. Charismatic leaders are characterized by such things as a high energy level, the ability to get things done and the ability to attract other people to follow them. Business leaders who have the charisma can harness that energy to their advantage. The goals of a […]

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