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Criticism is difficult from either side of the table. No matter how you are delivering criticism it can be stressful. The person giving the criticism likely doesn’t want to hurt your feelings or lose your trust. When you are the person receiving the criticism, your mind tends to want to go into fight or flight […]| READ MORE: Giving and receiving constructive criticism
Do you feel like you are on the sideline at work? Are you new to your workplace? Do you lack experience in your current role but have the initiative to further your organization’s mission? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should be managing up. According to Harvard Business Review, managing up […]| READ MORE: How to lead from the sideline
Future Leaders Leadership is an ever-growing topic in the workforce. Benjamin Laker discussed the importance of leadership in his book The Future Leader. This book explores what the top CEOs from companies all over the world are looking for in skills and mindset. The traits discussed in the book, referred to as the “Notable Nine,” are […]| READ MORE: What are companies looking for in future leaders?
Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership Where can you go with a Master of Arts in organizational leadership from Charleston Southern University? Anywhere you can imagine. The degree is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education, and the program offers flexibility to working professionals with options to earn your leadership degree in a traditional classroom […]| READ MORE: Life after a business leadership degree
Job satisfaction is imperative for employee effectiveness. When employees are unhappy, they disengage. Over time, their productivity declines. Sometimes, employees will turn in shoddy work without a second thought. However, when employees are satisfied with their roles, they give their all to the organization. The importance of job satisfaction is undeniable. Employees who are satisfied […]| READ MORE: The importance of job satisfaction
Influence and leadership are synonymous terms. Good leaders not only have influence based on their job titles but also they establish it through the way they lead others. Leadership can be a challenging role to navigate. Leader vs. Manager Not to be mistaken with management, leadership is key to organizational success. As a manager, there […]| READ MORE: How to be successful as a leader
Part of being a great leader is learning how to delegate effectively. When leaders spend too much time on smaller projects, it distracts from the bigger picture. Empowering is a great way to offset the pressure and use that time for more valuable tasks. Admitting your limitations, identifying the best person for the job, setting […]| READ MORE: Four ways to effectively delegate
Working in a toxic environment is not only bad for the employee but also for the company. Some of the things that can make a workplace toxic are lack of cultural diversity, a corrupt culture, poor leadership, poor communication, and favoritism. Does your Organization Lack Cultural Diversity? It’s important that management consists of diverse team […]| READ MORE: How to recognize a toxic work environment
Within the past few years, Charleston Southern has been expanding on the Experiential Learning Initiative. With how things have changed with this aspect of CSU’s curriculum, it may be confusing to keep up with what it exactly entails. With that being said, this will be an explanation of what lies ahead for students when going […]| READ MORE: Internships help prepare you for your future
Becoming a good leader is a journey, not a destination. What do all good leaders have in common? They master the art of communication. Understanding the importance of communication is essential to your success as a leader. By obtaining a Master of Arts in organizational leadership from Charleston Southern, you will enhance your ability to […]| READ MORE: Why does a good leader have to be a good communicator?