Business Development Resources

15 Ways For Leaders To Give Guidance Without Micromanaging

In this article published on, find advice from Mountaintop President Precious Williams Owodunni and other leading business strategists from around the world on how to manage employees effectively without looking over their shoulders.

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Give Yourself Some Room To Breathe

Our attorney clients operate in high-stakes environments where the futures of people and companies are often at risk. That pressure drives (and is used to justify) a perfectionism that is plaguing the legal industry and putting in danger the very success it’s supposed to engender. In this article published by the American Bar Association, we…

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How To Improve After Receiving Tough Feedback

Tough feedback isn’t easy to receive, but the lessons learned are an opportunity to grow. Here’s one simple step to turn constructive criticism into improvement.

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August Motivation: Ask For What You Want

If we want the door to opportunity to open, we often need to knock. Is there something you want that you haven’t asked for yet? “Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it.” – Maya Angelou

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