Why the Most Successful Leaders Practice Close Listening – Brooke Faulkner

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Leaders are often perceived as those who take the most action. They’re the people at the forefront of important issues who always know what to do. They seem to be prepared for anything. However, this is far from the truth. While leaders do need to be the ones to take action, the action is preceded by research, accompanied by uncertainty, …

The Pros & Cons of Decentralized Leadership – Brooke Faulkner

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When it comes to business, most of us are familiar with the concept of centralization. A centralized way of decision making is autocratic in nature, in which central leadership retains maximum control. In today’s world, however, many businesses are shifting towards a decentralized system of management. This shift begs the question: What exactly is decentralization? According to the Business Dictionary, decentralization is …