Leadership and Management: SmartBrief Originals

Management can’t operate from negative assumptions, so trust your team.

Boss
Boss

Take a hard look at your leadership behaviors and see where you might be hurting yourself and others.

Goals
Goals

Being dissatisfied can propel you to success rather than leaving you feeling stuck.

"Shock and Awe"
"Shock and Awe"

SmartBrief CEO Rick Stamberger talks to Rob Reiner about his new movie, managing actors' egos and his experience co-founding Castle Rock.

Sharing wins can make check-in meetings more focused on progress and goals achievement.

Chef
Chef

As business leaders, we’re chefs, not chemists. Our task is to make something of the tools and ingredients available to us -- nothing more and nothing less.

Meditation
Meditation

Middle managers have a particular challenge in getting work done, leading their teams and handling all the pressure. Simple mindfulness techniques can help.

Stress
Stress

We can avoid conflict and difficult conversations with family and co-workers, or we can try a different approach.

Pig
Pig

Doing your own thing without regard to others can be ruinous in three areas: policy, process and people.

Isolation
Isolation

Loneliness and isolation are the hidden threats to our health.