Victor is a management author and speaker.

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5 tips for remote management in uncertain times

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Remote management has its own set of distance-related challenges—and in these anxious times, added complexities. Here are five best practices for managers.

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Managing talent in a time of turmoil

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What sorts of managerial attributes may be especially helpful in trying circumstances? Here are three:

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Don’t just hire the brilliant exec: how to build your executive team

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Success often has little to do with raw intelligence, but rather fit within an organizational culture and the ability to align with organizational goals.

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How to avoid disagreements on your executive team

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Conflict is inevitable for any team—but how do you ensure yours is healthy? Here are four tips for how to avoid disagreements on your executive team.

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How mindfulness can help managers

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Do you react to situations, or do you calmly respond? Mindfulness can make all the difference in how your employees perceive you as a manager.

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4 powerful reasons good employees quit

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For a manager, it’s frustrating to watch good employees quit. Here are four reasons good employees quit—so you can take action to avoid the problem.

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In praise of leadership humility

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An authoritative management style may get results in the short term, but how sustainable is it in the long term? A little humility goes a long way toward engagement and retaining employees.

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How employees respond to disruptive workplace behavior

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A recent study showed that employees do very little to address disruptive workplace behavior. The reasons why not may surprise you.

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Learning to unplug: a valuable leadership skill

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We sometimes tend to think we’re not effective leaders if we’re not working constantly. But what if unplugging is exactly what we need to succeed?

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Why HR shouldn’t freeze career paths

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Career paths are a long-term investment in human capital. They engage and motivate your employees. Here’s what happens when they’re frozen.

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Six habits of highly engaged employees

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Employee engagement is a critical component of talent optimization. Are your employees showing these six signs of highly engaged employees?

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Self-awareness is a manager’s best friend.

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Victor Lipman is a management trainer and author. His online courses on Udemy include “How to Manage Difficult Employees” and his book is “The Type B Manager.” He has more than 20 years of Fortune 500 management experience. He contributes regularly to Forbes and Psychology Today, and his work has appeared in Harvard Business Review. Today,…

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3 lessons about incentive pay

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Like any powerful management tool, incentive pay can have pitfalls as well as benefits for companies just getting into it. Learn to roll it out right.

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Good managers can’t fear conflict.

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Victor Lipman is a management trainer and author. His online course on Udemy is The Manager’s Mindset and his book is “The Type B Manager.” He has more than 20 years of Fortune 500 management experience. He contributes regularly to Forbes and Psychology Today, and his work has appeared in Harvard Business Review. Dealing with management conflict…

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Is calmness a foundational management trait?

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Victor Lipman is a management trainer and author. His online course on Udemy is The Manager’s Mindset and his book is “The Type B Manager.” He has more than 20 years of Fortune 500 management experience. He contributes regularly to Forbes and Psychology Today, and his work has appeared in Harvard Business Review. I recently wrote…

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