Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran is a freelance writer and co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Business Plans (Alpha, 2010).

4 Factors in Crafting Your Company's Leave Policy
Human Resources

4 Factors in Crafting Your Company's Leave Policy

Writing a good leave policy takes a good balance between following the law and respecting the needs of your employees.
4 Steps to Building a Culture of Accountability
Managing Employees

4 Steps to Building a Culture of Accountability

Want to grow? Your employees and you need to own your areas of responsibility and perform well. Here are four steps to making that a way of being at your company.
4 Ways to Manage Employees You Can't Stand
Managing Employees

4 Ways to Manage Employees You Can't Stand

Being a good manager means dealing with workers who get on your nerves. Here are a few tips to address your worst office relationships.
How to Set Your Office's Dress Code
Managing Employees

How to Set Your Office's Dress Code

You'd like your employees to dress for success, but sometimes, they're just a mess. Here are 4 ways to get your employees in appropriate attire.
Hiring Employees With Disabilities
Hiring

Hiring Employees With Disabilities

Hard-working, motivated yet underemployed, workers with disabilities can be an asset to your company. Here is what you need to recruit and retain them.
Surviving the Open Floor Plan
Growth Strategies

Surviving the Open Floor Plan

While open office plans may be all the rage for encouraging collaboration, they don't work for everyone. Here's how to reclaim your privacy and get some work done.
Why We Love the F-Bomb
Growth Strategies

Why We Love the F-Bomb

Still off-limits in some offices, other workplaces embrace it. Here's why some professionals tell the haters to eff-off.
A One-Stop Cooking and E-Commerce Site Heats Up
Starting a Business

A One-Stop Cooking and E-Commerce Site Heats Up

Food52 is both a curated cooking site and an online shop for kitchen and home goods.
Getting the Best Info From Exit Interviews
Growth Strategies

Getting the Best Info From Exit Interviews

You might be saying 'goodbye,' but here are five tips to help your exit interviews give you important insight from departing employees before they go.
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Putting Employees Before Customers
Growth Strategies

Putting Employees Before Customers

A good employee is sometimes harder to find than a good customer. Here's when to put employees first.
Be a Better Leader Today
Leadership

Be a Better Leader Today

Leaders usually strive to be better. Here are four easy ways to amp up your leadership skills today.
The Art of Effective Feedback
Growth Strategies

The Art of Effective Feedback

You know you have to give feedback. Here's how to make it the most effective.
6 Steps to Becoming Hyper-Efficient
Entrepreneurs

6 Steps to Becoming Hyper-Efficient

If you want success, you have to know how to maximize your time. These three tips will get you there.
Franchises

How 3 Franchisees Beat the Odds

Cancer, severe weather, economic uncertainty -- three franchise owners share their personal stories of overcoming obstacles to achieve success.
Working Successfully With Your Spouse
Growth Strategies

Working Successfully With Your Spouse

Partners in business and in life face particular challenges. Follow these four tips to protect both partnerships.