SmartBrief Originals
Insights, tips and best practices for executive business leaders and managers
Want your organization to execute flawlessly? Do these 3 things

Execution is how companies win. Here's some advice on how your organization can do so with greater effectiveness and consistency.

It's time to rouse your inner Churchill

Dealing with the coronavirus isn't quite like leading World War II-era Britain, but the way Winston Churchill led and communicated can still help us today.

Leading ourselves: Key questions in the time of coronavirus

How we rise above today's events and build connection?

The recession is all around us. What now?

The recession is here, and it might last a while. What can you do to lead during this unique, distressing time?

What parenting can teach us about leading

Leadership is something that can be practiced in every part of life. Parents especially need to manage this.

How the crisis will change the way we manage forever

The coronavirus pandemic will change the world in significant ways. Art Petty shares 5 management practices that are certain to change

Strategies for thriving when emotionally hijacked

Understanding what motivates you can be helpful in navigating yourself and employees through a crisi -- coronavirus or otherwise.

EQUAL-SALARY certification: Practical steps and insight
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How Philip Morris International is bridging the gender pay gap.

How COVID-19 forces companies to create fairer HR policies

During this unique crisis, don't let out-of-date HR policies stifle your culture and teams.

How prepared is your organization for a sudden crisis?

The most recent SmartBrief on Leadership poll question: How prepared is your organization for a sudden crisis?

FAQ: Improving employee engagement through social media

Organizations can use social HR to boost employee engagement and other functions in the workplace through streamlined processes. Social media can be used to improve recruitment, engagement and productivity.

Leading your team through crisis

The coronavirus pandemic is stressful and disruptive, and like any crisis, leaders have a responsibility to step up.

Consider these productivity frameworks and tools for effective management

Getting organized helps you today and in the long run. Here are 5 productivity frameworks that could help make your work life easier.

How leadership can drive innovation

Innovation should be part of a company's core strategy, not just an exercise or a dream.

Why relational connection is so important during the coronavirus pandemic

Social distancing is a necessary part of responding to the COVID-19 coronavirus, but loneliness is a side effect every leader must be concerned with.