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The Human Resources professional has the opportunity to lead and impact the leadership skills of others. Use these sites to further develop leadership skills.

Secrets of Leadership Success
Key leadership success secrets will help every employee embrace the role of leader in some aspects of work. Here are 9 ways to build and exhibit your leadership.

Develop Your Leadership Brand
Here are specific tips that will increase the impact of your investment in building your leadership brand as opposed to developing individual leaders.

Indicators of Leadership Potential
Leaders signal their potential if you know what you are looking for in employees. Once found, you can help an employee develop his or her skill in leadership.

Executive Support and Leadership in Change Management
Check out the impact of executive support and leadership in effective, successful change management. They are critical when change works.

Executives Need Performance Development Plans (PDPs)
Performance appraisals, or performance reviews, as they have traditionally been approached in organizations are fundamentally flawed. The adoption of a performance management system instead will improve both employee performance and employee motivation.

Lead the Team: How to Be the Person Others Follow
Leaders are hard to find. They exhibit a unique blend of charisma, vision and character traits that attract people to follow them. They exhibit the other nine characteristics around which this article series was developed, too. Successful leadership produces successful followership. Find out more.

How Real Women Get Ahead: The Woman's Advantage at Work
Want to get ahead at work? If you're a woman, these six tips will help you overcome your disadvantages by allowing you to take advantage of your positive points. See how to become a leader in your workplace.

How to Promote Women in Leadership Roles
Want to promote women in leadership roles at work? Let's consider what organizations can do overall to encourage more women in leadership roles. Find out more.

Brilliant Leaders Convert Creativity into Innovation
Effective leadership of creativity results in innovations that affect a company's bottom line. Find out more about leadership of innovation.

Leadership Vision
Leaders have vision. They share a dream and direction that other people want to share and follow. The leadership vision goes beyond your written organizational mission statement and your vision statement. The vision of leadership permeates the workplace and is manifested in the actions, beliefs, values and goals of your organization’s...

Leaders Set the Courage Level
This leadership and management tip about leaders establishing the environment at work for people to practice personal courage will speed up your progress and profitability.

Lead by Example
This leadership and management tip about leading by example will help you effectively lead your team. Find out how.

Lead From Mission and Vision
Leading with a clear mission and vision is critical to your employees' well-being. Find out why your employees need to believe you know what you're doing.

Leadership Inspiration
What makes a leader inspirational? The ability to inspire people to reach great heights of performance and success is a skill leaders need. Passion, purpose, listening and meaning help make a leader inspirational. Learn more about how to enable inspiration and motivation in the people you lead.

Leadership Inspires Motivation
Want to spend your time in leadership activities that inspire motivation, trust, and certainty while dispelling employee fear, negativity, and skepticism? During times of change, leadership takes these six actions to inspire employee motivation. Take a look at the role of leadership in motivation.

Leadership Job Interview Questions for Employers to Ask Applicants
Need interview questions to ask potential employees to assess their leadership development skills? These sample questions will draw out their leadership skills and experience.

Inspirational Quotes for Business: Leadership
Are you looking for an inspirational quote about leadership for discussion or communication? These are some of my favorites. Take a look.

Inspirational Quotes for Business About Success
Looking for an inspirational quote about success that will help you with leadership development and inspiration? Your workplace will prosper when employees adopt a success attitude. See and use my favorite quotes about success.

Leadership Rewards and Recognition
A leader makes other people feel important and appreciated. The leader excels at creating opportunities to provide rewards, recognition and thanks to his or her staff. A leader creates a work environment in which people feel important and appreciated. Learn more about rewards and recognition in this fifth article in my Leadership Success series.

Leadership Values and Ethics
Effective leaders develop a solid set of values that they practice with integrity and ethically each day at work. Find out how.

Preventing Predictable Decision Making Errors
Predictable errors in decision making are preventable errors. And a few simple techniques can help you steer clear of the most common wrong turns in decision making. They can get you to your go point, that decisive moment when the essential information has been gathered, the pros and cons weighed, and the time has come to get off the fence and...

Wholesome Organic Profits
Recent corporate financial scandals have called into question the quality of corporate earnings. Find out how twenty-two big companies thrive and prosper by consistently producing high-quality organic growth and homegrown profits. Organic growth does foster successful employees, company profit, satisfied customers, and measurable contributions.

Center for Creative Leadership
The CCL has been in existence for 30 years with a mission of improving the understanding, practice and development of leadership around the world. Their site offers training, assessment tools, research in the area of leadership and a variety of local and specialized affinity groups for those interested in leadership.

Free Management Library
Carter McNamara provides one of the best resources for managers available online. He covers 675 topics in a complete, highly integrated library for nonprofit and for-profit organizations.

Big Dog’s Leadership Page
This entire Web site is filled with excellent information for the HR leader or manager. This page about leadership provides in-depth information on the most important aspects of leadership including motivation, coaching, performance management and more.

Overview of Leadership in Organizations
An excellent collection of general articles about the foundations of leadership. The site deals with issues such as perspective, leading versus managing and how leaders lead.

What Makes a Great Manager
This article examines the roles of a manager and the corresponding skills needed to apply the principles of leadership to management.

WOMEN Unlimited, Inc.
Women Unlimited provides leadership development for corporate women via mentoring, education and networking opportunities. They also provide scholarships for women who are part of non-profit organizations with missions that compliment WOMEN Unlimited -- to help women achieve parity in the work place.

5 Ways Leaders Help Minimize Employees Wasting Time at Work
Do your employees waste time at work? It may not be their fault. Time wasting starts with leadership direction, recognition, and feedback. Here are five ways to minimize employees wasting time at work.

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