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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Cultivate A Lifelong Learning Habit (Plus My Summer Picks)

As successful professionals, it can be tempting to get comfortable with what we already know and how things are already done.

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Have you noticed how easy it is as successful professionals to get comfortable with what we already know and how things are already done? This trap persists (and tempts) even though we know that to stay relevant and interesting to our clients, employers, and even ourselves, we need fresh ideas and perspective. My go-to for nurturing ideas…

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Time-Management Tips From The Productivity Expert Who Trains Google Executives

Time management is key to getting things done. Make the most of your day with this advice from the productivity expert who trains Google executives. What time management tips do you use for more productive workdays?

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4 Reasons Why Slowing Down Will Actually Make You More Successful

High performers tend to go, go, go. But slowing down helps with clarity, focus, and avoiding burnout. Here are four ways slowing down can actually accelerate your success. What will you try to give yourself a break?

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