Leadership

Why You Should Hire People Toughened by Failure, Not Those Coddled by Success
Leadership

Why You Should Hire People Toughened by Failure, Not Those Coddled by Success

Amazon and Google discovered what the most innovative employees have in common is not how well they did at a prestige college.
How to Keep Your Workforce Engaged in the Second Half of the Year
Leadership

How to Keep Your Workforce Engaged in the Second Half of the Year

Motivating your sales team is a particular challenge when summer beckons and unmet goals seem daunting.
Should That Employee Be Fired? Ask These 5 Questions First.
Leadership

Should That Employee Be Fired? Ask These 5 Questions First.

Terminating a worker is a big decision that should be done with care, so carefully evaluate these factors before taking any action.
4 Ways to Manage Remote Employees
Leadership

4 Ways to Manage Remote Employees

With more people working remotely, entrepreneurs and executives need to adjust their management style. Here are a few tips to get you started.
Mind These Behaviors That Can Irreparably Damage a First Impression
Leadership

Mind These Behaviors That Can Irreparably Damage a First Impression

Some mistakes are impossible to come back from -- so always be mindful of these social behaviors.
Leadership Lessons From a Corporate Trailblazer Who Has Managed 70,000 Employees
Leadership

Leadership Lessons From a Corporate Trailblazer Who Has Managed 70,000 Employees

Vicki Escarra started her professional career as a flight attendant and eventually became Delta's first female executive. Today, she heads up a global finance network for entrepreneurs in underprivileged countries around the world. Here's what she's learned along the way.
Corner Office Turnover: Why CEOs Succeed or Fail
Leadership

Corner Office Turnover: Why CEOs Succeed or Fail

Those unprepared for the role can be caught off guard and find themselves out of the job soon after.
3 Keys to Hiring Great Bosses in Your Company
Leadership

3 Keys to Hiring Great Bosses in Your Company

Managers with both good technical and people skills are essential for growing your business.
The Secret to an Engaged Workforce and a Gossip-Free Office
Leadership

The Secret to an Engaged Workforce and a Gossip-Free Office

A new generation of professionals are entering the workforce with expectations of a healthy, collaborative and transparent culture.
How Leaders Can Cut the BS at Work and Address Real Issues
Leadership

How Leaders Can Cut the BS at Work and Address Real Issues

As you may know, avoiding the problem will only make things worse. Open the channels of communication with these tips.
Want to Be Happy? Quit Trying to Be So Happy.
Leadership

Want to Be Happy? Quit Trying to Be So Happy.

It's one thing to see the glass as half-full. It's quite another to insist on seeing water in an empty glass.
How to Sharpen Your Team's Professionalism Without Dulling Creativity
Leadership

How to Sharpen Your Team's Professionalism Without Dulling Creativity

That thrilling startup exuberance is intoxicating but you have to be sober to get stuff done.
Why I Recognize All My Superstars, Not Just the Sales Team
Leadership

Why I Recognize All My Superstars, Not Just the Sales Team

Rewarding top performers in every department is best for company morale.
How a Stroke of Improvisation and Inspiration Saved Europe in WWI
Leadership

How a Stroke of Improvisation and Inspiration Saved Europe in WWI

The Taxis of the Marne show what good leadership can do to tip the scales in your favor.
Maximizing Your Time While Helping Others
Leadership

Maximizing Your Time While Helping Others

The more successful you get as an entrepreneur, the more likely you'll be barraged with people who'd like to ask your advice or 'pick your brain' Here is how to help them out, while also protecting your time.
Shy People Tend to Have This Coveted Leadership Skill
Leadership

Shy People Tend to Have This Coveted Leadership Skill

Those on the quiet side are hardly doomed to fail in the business world. Here's why.
Sometimes Entrepreneurs Just Need to Move the Moon
Leadership

Sometimes Entrepreneurs Just Need to Move the Moon

Doing what everyone else does may ensures that you only achieve what they achieve.
How to Get Better at Remembering Names
Leadership

How to Get Better at Remembering Names

With a few simple tricks, you can steer clear of an embarrassing name slip-up later.
5 Easy Ways to Make Philanthropy Part of Your Company Culture
Leadership

5 Easy Ways to Make Philanthropy Part of Your Company Culture

Charitable organizations, large and small, need your time and expertise as much as your money.
How to Communicate With Your First Employee
Leadership

How to Communicate With Your First Employee

This hire marks the beginning of your becoming a manager of staff. Here's how to do things right.
Summer School for Entrepreneurs Is Now in Session
Leadership

Summer School for Entrepreneurs Is Now in Session

Extra reading and training could help you get ahead this season.
Stress, Anxiety, Loneliness: How This Entrepreneur Lost Himself and Bounced Back Stronger
Leadership

Stress, Anxiety, Loneliness: How This Entrepreneur Lost Himself and Bounced Back Stronger

Brian Bordainick built a $16 million company in less than two years. At one point in his journey, Bordainick 'snapped' and he had to work to get his feet back on the ground.
Big Organizational Challenges Can Be Overcome With Transparency
Leadership

Big Organizational Challenges Can Be Overcome With Transparency

Being open and honest with employees can solve issues such as low morale, poor engagement and turnover.
No C Players in Leadership Positions, Please
Leadership

No C Players in Leadership Positions, Please

Great CEOs will critically assess their managers to detect those not performing at the highest level.
2 Most Important Pieces of Presentations: Have a Take and Don't Suck
Leadership

2 Most Important Pieces of Presentations: Have a Take and Don't Suck

Follow these six steps for a killer performance that will leave a lasting impression.
Want to Impress? Don't Do This.
Leadership

Want to Impress? Don't Do This.

You may think people like and understand you, and want to help your business. You're dead wrong.
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