Managing Employees

Want Your Team to Perform Better? Try Positive Reinforcement.
Motivation and Retention

Want Your Team to Perform Better? Try Positive Reinforcement.

No company picnics necessary. These simple steps could lead to increased profitability.
Leading as a Servant
Leadership

Leading as a Servant

Leading isn't a top-down exercise. Using the concept of Servant Leadership can help you better connect with your employees
Thinking of Quitting? Remember, the Sun Will Rise.
Motivation and Retention

Thinking of Quitting? Remember, the Sun Will Rise.

How we manage ourselves during downtimes are critical to our success.
5 Keys to Engaging Performance Reviews
Managing Employees

5 Keys to Engaging Performance Reviews

Four hours of a manager's time can add value and improve engagement and performance.
The Science of Office Design
Motivation and Retention

The Science of Office Design

From ceiling height to lighting, there's more research than ever before on how our environment impacts our cognitive performance.
 The Holy Grail of Workplace Motivation
Managing Employees

The Holy Grail of Workplace Motivation

When lighting a spark under your employees, keep these two critical factors in mind.
Crazy Office Celebrations: Your 10 Best Holiday Party Pictures
Managing Employees

Crazy Office Celebrations: Your 10 Best Holiday Party Pictures

We asked you to send us great pictures from your outrageous office parties. These are the ones we liked best.
The Art of Effective Feedback
Managing Employees

The Art of Effective Feedback

You know you have to give feedback. Here's how to make it the most effective.
Please Offend Me: Why Candor Is the One Lever to Pull in 2014
Managing Employees

Please Offend Me: Why Candor Is the One Lever to Pull in 2014

Stop beating around the bush. If you want employees to know where they stand at your company, you need to be honest.
Is Codependency Hurting the Way You Lead Your Company?
Business Management

Is Codependency Hurting the Way You Lead Your Company?

For the sake of moral or team-building, we often let problems slide. But that attitude only causes more issues down the line.
8 Tasks You Should Delegate Today
Management & Operations

8 Tasks You Should Delegate Today

While multitasking may be necessary in the early days of a startup, it's important to recognize when it's time to hand off nonessential tasks.
How Hiring and Firing Employees Is Just Like Poker
Managing Employees

How Hiring and Firing Employees Is Just Like Poker

When do you go 'all in' on talent or fold the hand you are dealt?
Dallas Police Chief Announces Firings on Twitter. Good Policy?
Managing Employees

Dallas Police Chief Announces Firings on Twitter. Good Policy?

Every time police chief David Brown terminates an employee, he takes to Twitter and Facebook to share whom he fired and why.
Kidnapping by Goodyear Workers Union Proves It's No Fun Being the Boss in France
Human Resources

Kidnapping by Goodyear Workers Union Proves It's No Fun Being the Boss in France

As if the French president's plan to make companies pay ultra-high taxes on millionaire salaries weren't bad enough, businesses have to worry about kidnapping and extortion -- by their own workers.
Why All-Hands Meetings Are Worth Every Penny
Managing Employees

Why All-Hands Meetings Are Worth Every Penny

There are five benefits to bringing your entire company together that could bring you further success.
How to Set Healthy Boundaries in Your Workplace
Managing Employees

How to Set Healthy Boundaries in Your Workplace

The careers of talented and gifted employees can be derailed by an inability to handle relationships at work. Here is how to set effective rules.
Stop Spending Time With Toxic People
Lifestyle

Stop Spending Time With Toxic People

The people around you rarely have a neutral effect on you -- they either facilitate your accomplishments or undermine them.
10 Reasons to Scrap Year-End Performance Reviews
Managing Employees

10 Reasons to Scrap Year-End Performance Reviews

Instead of checking in once a year, it is more effective to figure out a way to exchange feedback with your employees every week.
4 Reasons You Should Let Your Team Set its Salaries
Motivation and Retention

4 Reasons You Should Let Your Team Set its Salaries

Putting the power in the hands of employees could lead to a happier and more productive environment.
Send Us Photos of Your Crazy-Fun Office Holiday Party!
Managing Employees

Send Us Photos of Your Crazy-Fun Office Holiday Party!

Entrepreneur.com wants to see photos from your outrageously creative end-of-year company soirees.
The 10 Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in 2014
Managing Employees

The 10 Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in 2014

A positive work environment, intelligent co-workers and great benefits (free yoga!) make these 10 companies the most exciting places to work for in 2014, as rated by the employees themselves.
Admit the Things You Don't Understand and Other Must-Read Business Tips
Managing Employees

Admit the Things You Don't Understand and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how admitting ignorance to your employees can improve communication, why you should avoid doing business in some countries and more advice for business owners.
The Esquire Guy on Not Losing Your Cool
Managing Employees

The Esquire Guy on Not Losing Your Cool

Before you freak out, calm down and ask yourself a few questions.
Managing a Growing Startup? 4 Ways to Keep Your Criticism Constructive
Managing Employees

Managing a Growing Startup? 4 Ways to Keep Your Criticism Constructive

Managing startup employees is a whole different animal. When employees wear multiple hats, it can be a challenge to keep them on task. Here are some tips.
8 Questions to Ask Now and to Keep Asking in the Year Ahead
Growth Strategies

8 Questions to Ask Now and to Keep Asking in the Year Ahead

In order to grow your business, consider these questions and determine where you can make important improvements.
Avoid These Off-Site Work Party Mistakes
Managing Employees

Avoid These Off-Site Work Party Mistakes

Even when you hold your holiday party off-site, you're still the host and a successful party relies on your good planning. Here are four mistakes to avoid.
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