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The Difference Between A Boss And A Leader (Infographic)

Are you working for a boss or are you working for a leader? In unfortunate working situations, those two words don’t always mean the same thing. How do you spot one from the other? Here are a few things to consider:1. A boss commands. A leader instructs after taking the time to listen to his people. [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/BvsL-12.jpg]Boss: Do this, then that. And when you’re done, do it all over again.Leader: Are these things doable in this time frame?

Leaders Need To Fix HR

When Jack Welch speaks, people listen. Being a former and long-standing chairman and CEO of General Electric gives one such clout. According to his Wikipedia page, at GE, Welch was famous for being a leadership development factory of his own, teaching and growing batch after batch of leaders. Jack also generously taught seminars to CEOs all over the world. With such credentials, it may not seem much of a surprise to see Jack Welch, who, along with his wife, best-selling author, popular televi

How To Write A Cover Letter

What sets your CV apart from the pile is your cover letter [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/03/is-the-cover-letter-dead/]. Other than listing your information, educational background, and accomplishments like you do in your CV, your cover letter can show a little more of your character, who you are, and why you want the job and are perfect for it. The employer will learn more about you not only from what you say, but how you say it. A well-written cover letter could take you a long way so pu

5 Ways to Handle Baseless Feedback From Your Boss

Work, at times, can be a cruel, cruel world – in terms of receiving feedback. There’s positive and negative feedback, which are of course, normal. But what do we make of baseless feedback, especially when the boss is the messenger and confronts you about it? Oh the horror! Yes, it’s the type of feedback that seems to have originated from the man on the street or the kind that develops when the giver did not conduct his due diligence into the incident or performance in question. And just wh

The Difference Between A Boss And A Leader (Infographic)

Are you working for a boss or are you working for a leader? In unfortunate working situations, those two words don’t always mean the same thing. How do you spot one from the other? Here are a few things to consider:1. A boss commands. A leader instructs after taking the time to listen to his people. [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/BvsL-12.jpg]Boss: Do this, then that. And when you’re done, do it all over again.Leader: Are these things doable in this time frame?

Leaders Need To Fix HR

When Jack Welch speaks, people listen. Being a former and long-standing chairman and CEO of General Electric gives one such clout. According to his Wikipedia page, at GE, Welch was famous for being a leadership development factory of his own, teaching and growing batch after batch of leaders. Jack also generously taught seminars to CEOs all over the world. With such credentials, it may not seem much of a surprise to see Jack Welch, who, along with his wife, best-selling author, popular televi

How To Write A Cover Letter

What sets your CV apart from the pile is your cover letter [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/03/is-the-cover-letter-dead/]. Other than listing your information, educational background, and accomplishments like you do in your CV, your cover letter can show a little more of your character, who you are, and why you want the job and are perfect for it. The employer will learn more about you not only from what you say, but how you say it. A well-written cover letter could take you a long way so pu

5 Ways to Handle Baseless Feedback From Your Boss

Work, at times, can be a cruel, cruel world – in terms of receiving feedback. There’s positive and negative feedback, which are of course, normal. But what do we make of baseless feedback, especially when the boss is the messenger and confronts you about it? Oh the horror! Yes, it’s the type of feedback that seems to have originated from the man on the street or the kind that develops when the giver did not conduct his due diligence into the incident or performance in question. And just wh

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