What's YOUR Leadership Tactics

To better assist shop owners with their leadership styles, Ratchet+Wrench has compiled a short list of essential leadership material from some of its favorite sources. Here's a look at a few must-read articles from the past week.

The Hidden Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language — Inc.

Understanding a new way of speaking is a key to understanding yourself -- and your business.

3 Strategies That Will Keep Your Employees Engaged So They Don't Jump Ship — Entrepreneur

Learn what makes your employees motivated and enjoying their jobs so they feel connected for the long haul.

Find the Right Words to Inspire Your Team — Harvard Business Review  

It’s important to understand that when you, as a leader, communicate with your team, using weaker words weakens your message and blunts your ability to inspire people.