Managing Employees

4 Reasons Telecommuting Can Be Bad for Business
Managing Employees

4 Reasons Telecommuting Can Be Bad for Business

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer stirred controversy this week by requiring employees report to the office, but not everyone thinks it's a bad idea.
Business Management

Biggest Mistakes: Skillshare on Knowing Your Strengths -- And Weaknesses

When the education-sharing platform began hiring employees, making benefits decisions soon became a priority. But co-founder Michael Karnjanaprakorn now says he should have left that task up to a professional.
Lessons in Leadership From the Latest D.C. Debacle
Leadership

Lessons in Leadership From the Latest D.C. Debacle

Of course, getting Congress to move in lockstep with the White House is obviously a challenge. But the latest impasse could offer some lessons for entrepreneurs in similar predicaments.
Why Over-Optimism Can Crush Your Company
Leadership

Why Over-Optimism Can Crush Your Company

While painting your startup in the best light can generate attention from the media and investors. Just be careful to not to start also believing the hype.
Inside 3 Inspiring Workplaces
Motivation and Retention

Inside 3 Inspiring Workplaces

Successful entrepreneurs take us on a tour of their amazing offices and explain how their work environment inspires creativity.
How to Create a Company Culture That People Will Be Excited to Join
Managing Employees

How to Create a Company Culture That People Will Be Excited to Join

Entrepreneurs are typically in the enviable position to be able to create a company culture of their own making.
How to Create an Effective Office Romance Policy
Managing Employees

How to Create an Effective Office Romance Policy

You can't prevent love from blossoming at work, but you can manage how it affects your business. Here are five elements of a good office romance policy.
Redefining Love at Work: How to Foster a Sense of Connection
Managing Employees

Redefining Love at Work: How to Foster a Sense of Connection

Why love can make your company more creative and productive, plus four tips to help you lead a more connected workplace.
Quirky Startup Perks: 'A Mating Call' for Tech Talent?
Motivation and Retention

Quirky Startup Perks: 'A Mating Call' for Tech Talent?

Between bacon-wrapped cash, winery outings and a year's supply of PBR, startups are rolling out all the stops for top talent.
How to Handle Emotional Outbursts at Work
Leadership

How to Handle Emotional Outbursts at Work

From yelling to crying to laughing -- here's the triage plan for managing three big emotional flare-ups.
The 5 Employees Every Small Business Needs
Hiring Center

The 5 Employees Every Small Business Needs

It's critical to make sure each employee fulfills the right role needed for your company's overall success.
4 Tips for Overcoming the Top Challenge Young Entrepreneurs Face
Hiring Center

4 Tips for Overcoming the Top Challenge Young Entrepreneurs Face

If you thought finding funding was hard, here's one pain point that's making young entrepreneurs at large cringe.
Managing Employees

Must-Have Mentors: How to Build Your Personal Board of Directors

Business coach Antonio Neves offers some sage advice for young entrepreneurs looking for more formalized guidance.
What Really Motivates Employees? [Infographic]
Motivation and Retention

What Really Motivates Employees? [Infographic]

Money isn't always the biggest motivator. Here's a look at what your employees really want.
Leadership

4 Tips for Balancing Friendship and Business

Tech expert Prerna Gupta on the importance of keeping your team at a professional distance.
How to Empower Employees by Asking Questions
Motivation and Retention

How to Empower Employees by Asking Questions

Help employees solve their own problems, what you can learn from Barbara Corcoran's cross-dressing party, rewarding failure and more: our best tips of the week.
Young Boss? 5 Tips for Hiring Older Workers
Managing Employees

Young Boss? 5 Tips for Hiring Older Workers

Chuck Cohn launched Varsity Tutors at age 21, yet he still managed to successfully employ workers of all stripes. Here are his top hiring tips for young founders.
Why the Best Managers Ask the Most Questions
Managing Employees

Why the Best Managers Ask the Most Questions

One easy technique can empower your employees to solve their own problems. Here are four exercises to get you asking more questions.
The Pros and Cons of Peer Review
Managing Employees

The Pros and Cons of Peer Review

Four things to consider to make peer reviews more effective.
What Your Desk Says About You
Motivation and Retention

What Your Desk Says About You

Understanding the personality clues behind what we keep on our desks.
How to Motivate Creative Employees
Motivation and Retention

How to Motivate Creative Employees

Four tips to help you inspire creative employees to share new business ideas.
How to Start Off New Employees on the Right Foot
Managing Employees

How to Start Off New Employees on the Right Foot

Don't just hire a great job candidate and ignore them. Instead, find out why getting them to offer three very specific updates after their first 30 days can help them thrive.
Time Starved? How to Keep Meetings Short
Productivity

Time Starved? How to Keep Meetings Short

Lengthy meetings can be the bane of ambitious business owners. Here's a plan for training employees to get to the point quickly and solve problems for you.
Methods for Building Employee Loyalty
Motivation and Retention

Methods for Building Employee Loyalty

How to inspire loyal employees that go above and beyond the call of duty.
Richard Branson on Giving Your Employees Freedom
Managing Employees

Richard Branson on Giving Your Employees Freedom

The billionaire entrepreneur on why giving employees independence is sound business.
Whatever You Do, Don't Not Delegate: Tips for Cultivating Great Employees
Growing Your Business

Whatever You Do, Don't Not Delegate: Tips for Cultivating Great Employees

Delegating is the second-hardest thing for an entrepreneur to do. The hardest is not delegating.
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