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Connect with employees to get the most out of them

ICMA SmartBrief | Jul 01, 2015

Employees who feel judged, disrespected or otherwise uncomfortable are unlikely to share these feelings, so it's up to managers to recognize and respond accordingly, Wendy Axelrod writes. "While some employees are self-initiators, and others can be motivated by fear of failure, for most employees, support from their manager is a desired decisive factor for development," she writes. SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership (06/29)


"Sink or swim" is a lousy approach to leadership development

ICMA SmartBrief | Jul 02, 2015

Get to know your people, then praise them

ICMA SmartBrief | Jun 29, 2015

Good leaders are a combination of Moses and Galileo

ICMA SmartBrief | Jun 30, 2015

Channel your best bosses to become a better leader

ICMA SmartBrief | Jun 26, 2015

Pa. city council aims to prevent water shutoff for poor residents

ICMA SmartBrief | Jun 29, 2015

How to transform a city into a thriving startup hub

ICMA SmartBrief | Jun 26, 2015

N.M. city eyes code change to spur tree planting by developers

ICMA SmartBrief | Jun 26, 2015

Pa. city looks into "shared space" for downtown

ICMA SmartBrief | Jun 26, 2015

Md. county feels effect of empty office parks

ICMA SmartBrief | Jun 29, 2015


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