Working remote? Make sure to set clear expectations, which are necessary for remote teams to perform!


Did you know that gendered business terms — such as “chairman” — can reinforce the stereotype tying masculinity to leadership? Use gender-neutral terms to support leaders of all gender identities (such as “chair”).


Find ways to engage with different cultures. An individual’s experience with multicultural teams predicts leadership effectiveness via communication competence.


Want to increase workplace safety? Research shows that task-oriented leadership followed by relational-oriented leadership are the most important contributors to workplace safety.


Creating an environment that decreases an individual’s risk perception will lead to greater attempts at informal leadership taking place.


Have you recently received feedback? Share it! When leaders showcase vulnerability by sharing feedback they receive, it creates team psychological safety without undermining their images as effective and competent.


Take a moment to reflect on your friend group. Research shows that the presence of diversity is not enough to foster meaningful intergroup interactions because cross-race and cross-class interactions in college occur less often than expected. However, interactions...


Did your co-worker have an idea to improve your team that your manager did not implement? You can provide allyship to the idea by vocalizing support and asking questions. Research shows that voiced ideas to leaders that fail can eventually be implemented if an ally on...


Teams that focus too much on what they have in common can miss out on the value of diversity. Make sure you help your team gain value from diversity by taking the time to regularly discuss individual member areas of expertise and strength.


While extraverted individuals tend to emerge as leaders, they are also more likely to experience greater network churn. This means that they tend to lead different people over time and leave people in their wake who once perceived them a leader, but now no longer...


Enhancing communication skills has positive effects on how people perceive leadership capabilities.


Being an effective leader means embracing paradox! When thinking about your team’s long terms goals, how can you find ways to balance these paradoxes, such as: maintaining both short-term efficiency AND long-term development.