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Art Petty

Art Petty is a coach and consultant working with top executives and management teams to unlock business and human potential. Art writes the Management Excellence blog.
Management

Designing Constructive Feedback Discussions for Success

If it’s not about pursuing high performance tied to the mission, it’s personal, and that’s lousy feedback.

Management

Managers Take Note: Less of You is Probably Enough

Your success isn’t directly correlated to how much time you spend telling people what to do.

Management

Leading and Succeeding Where Organizational Boundaries Are Unclear

These are the gray zones—visible an irritating to all—where authority and responsibility are muddled.

Management

Eight Ideas to Help You Regain Control at Work

It’s great to be busy, but excessive busyness comes from a flawed approach to your situation.

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Two Questions Every Leader Should Ask Repeatedly

We're mostly oblivious to how our actions are received, and that's a problem.

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New Manager Development: Put Your Back Into It

There’s lots of guidance out there for aspiring managers, but not so much for those charged with promoting and developing these newbies.

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Navigating a Leadership Slump

There are a number of strategies you can employ to get beyond this unhappy state.

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8 Ways to Improve Communication In Your Office

There is nothing more important to master than our ability to effectively communicate with each other in pursuit of advancing organizational and individual goals.