Managing Employees

Lessons in Business Leadership From the NBA Finals
Leadership

Lessons in Business Leadership From the NBA Finals

What entrepreneurs can learn from basketball stars about winning leadership styles.
Are You Cut Out for the CEO Role?
Leadership

Are You Cut Out for the CEO Role?

Flexible, charismatic, judicious. These are the hallmarks of a good CEO. See how you measure up.
How to Deliver Uncomfortable Employee Feedback
Managing Employees

How to Deliver Uncomfortable Employee Feedback

A leadership expert guides us through three difficult conversations with employees.
Forget Ping Pong and Snacks: How Buffer Digs Deeper With These 4 Startup Perks
Human Resources

Forget Ping Pong and Snacks: How Buffer Digs Deeper With These 4 Startup Perks

Working at a startup is tons of work and having fun is vital. But offering more thoughtful perks can help further your mission and give employees something to smile about.
NHL Playoffs: Lessons in Building a Winning Sales Team
Sales

NHL Playoffs: Lessons in Building a Winning Sales Team

Like a successful hockey team, empower your employees and play to their strengths.
Why Transparency Is Essential to a Trusting Staff
Business Management

Why Transparency Is Essential to a Trusting Staff

Transparent businesses not only have more loyal employees, but better brainstorming sessions and more productivity.
3 Team-Building Activities That Can Build Trust
Business Management

3 Team-Building Activities That Can Build Trust

When trust is on the line, these adventures can help strengthen your team in new ways.
How to Recruit a Top-Notch Recruiter
Business Management

How to Recruit a Top-Notch Recruiter

For a growing company, asking a recruiter to help you fill key jobs can be ideal, but how do you know the recruiter 'gets' your company? Here's how to vet a recruiter.
9 Leadership Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
Business Management

9 Leadership Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

The most successful leaders know what they're good at and exploit it to the reach their fullest potential. Here's how to identify and reveal your hidden potential.
Tips for Overcoming Early HR Hurdles
Human Resources

Tips for Overcoming Early HR Hurdles

Of all the struggles you'll face as an entrepreneur, hiring, training and managing employees is one of the biggest. Here are some tips for clearing your startup's way of HR obstacles.
Memorable Management Blunders From 'The Office'
Leadership

Memorable Management Blunders From 'The Office'

To mark the series finale of the popular NBC sitcom, here's a look back at a few of Michael Scott's not-so-shining moments as a boss.
How Young Entrepreneurs Can Rein in Their 'Toxic' Emotions
Leadership

How Young Entrepreneurs Can Rein in Their 'Toxic' Emotions

When startup life gets tough, celebrity agent and psychology-book author Ken Lindner offers a few decisive tips for quelling your own killer emotions.
Business Management

5 Parenting Skills That Make You Better at Running a Business

Ahead of Mother's Day, lessons from managing a family that use can use to manage your employees.
Leadership

6 Tips for Building a Strong Founding Team

Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga on the value of putting together a strong team -- and how to keep it that way.
Blue, Green, Gold? How to Manage Employees by 'Color' Temperament
Business Management

Blue, Green, Gold? How to Manage Employees by 'Color' Temperament

Authors Susan Geary and Anne Bulstrode provide a simple way for entrepreneurs to decipher employees' temperaments -- and how to handle them.
Kitten Races, Ping Pong, Naps -- and Productivity?
Managing Employees

Kitten Races, Ping Pong, Naps -- and Productivity?

Startup life doesn't have to be all work and no play.
The Benefits of Unconventional Hiring Practices
Hiring Center

The Benefits of Unconventional Hiring Practices

Why Aaron Muderick believes hiring more than 500 special needs employees is good for business.
How to Keep Employees Engaged
Managing Employees

How to Keep Employees Engaged

The key to developing employees with oomph is communication.
3 Reasons a New Hire Isn't Working Out
Managing Employees

3 Reasons a New Hire Isn't Working Out

Business coach Ann Mehl explains the most common reasons why an employee might not be meeting expectations, including poorly defined job responsibilities.
Leadership

5 Ways to Keep Your Ego in Check as a Young Entrepreneur

Student entrepreneur Michael Cauble on the importance of staying grounded.
4 Ways to Turn Happiness into a Competitive Advantage
Productivity

4 Ways to Turn Happiness into a Competitive Advantage

Everyone wants to be happy, but did you know that you should prioritize it as a business goal? Here are four ways that your happiness can be used to advance your business.
How to Get Ahead by Being Generous
Managing Employees

How to Get Ahead by Being Generous

Adam Grant, author of Give and Take, shares five tips to increase generosity and improve your productivity and success.
Why Your Startup Should Celebrate March Madness
Managing Employees

Why Your Startup Should Celebrate March Madness

To build a strong company and attract employees who want to work with you, taking time to bond or just yell at the TV screen is a must.
Starting a Business

Blue, Green, Gold? How to Manage Employees Based on their "Color" Temperaments

Authors Susan Geary and Anne Bulstrode provide a simple way for entrepreneurs to decipher employeesÂ’ temperaments -- and how to handle them.
Creativity: Inspiration vs. Perspiration
Innovation

Creativity: Inspiration vs. Perspiration

Understanding the different ways that your brain approaches creative thinking can help you implement the best approach to problem solving.
5 Ways to Work With Extroverted Employees
Managing Employees

5 Ways to Work With Extroverted Employees

A quick guide to recognizing this personality type and creating the most effective work environment.
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