Managing Employees

The Problem With Your Business Is You: Making the Shift From Founder to CEO
Leadership

The Problem With Your Business Is You: Making the Shift From Founder to CEO

If your company is in a period of decline or stagnation, the issue with your business may just be you.
7 Signs Your Sales Training Needs a Revamp
Marketing

7 Signs Your Sales Training Needs a Revamp

Need better results from your sales team? Now may be the time to create, rebuild or tweak your sales training program.
7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You
Managing Employees

7 Ways Your Employees Are Stealing From You

Is one of your employees augmenting their paycheck -- at your expense? Here are some ways they may do just that.
4 Ways to Overcome Age-Related Tension in the Office
Managing Employees

4 Ways to Overcome Age-Related Tension in the Office

Workers waste a surprising amount of time due to generational conflict.
Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees
Management & Operations

Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees

Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock.
Why the Coach Approach Beats the Manager Mentality
Business Management

Why the Coach Approach Beats the Manager Mentality

Managers listen up: Providing employees with tools to achieve their fullest potential is a much for effective strategy for company growth than just showing them how to complete everyday tasks and overseeing their duties.
Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales
Motivation and Retention

Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales

The term may get a bad rap, but stoking employees' competitive fire helped this company dramatically increase its sales.
People Must Be Valued or Innovation Will Leave With Them
Managing Employees

People Must Be Valued or Innovation Will Leave With Them

Companies need to take a hard look at how they view employees, even after they find new jobs.
The Lure of the Office Romance
Managing Employees

The Lure of the Office Romance

Is having employees sign 'love contracts' an effective solution for nipping office love in the bud?
4 Tips for Finding a Great Mentor
Training

4 Tips for Finding a Great Mentor

If you want to be successful start by learning from those who already are.
Beware! Is a 9-to-5 Schedule Turning Employees Into Zombies?
Lifestyle

Beware! Is a 9-to-5 Schedule Turning Employees Into Zombies?

Some employees suffer from social jetlag, causing them to not work to their fullest potential. Here are some ways to cure this aliment and get them back on track.
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.
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