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4 Ways to Make Sure Your Workers Are Actually Working
Management

4 Ways to Make Sure Your Workers Are Actually Working

American companies spend more than $750 billion paying people for work they're not doing. Use these four easy strategies to improve productivity.
Dan S. Kennedy
Why You Need Backup Employees
Management

Why You Need Backup Employees

You should have a replacement waiting in the wings, even for the star employee you love.
Dan S. Kennedy
Why That Yearly Performance Review Isn't Working
Management

Why That Yearly Performance Review Isn't Working

Stop driving your business by looking in a rearview mirror. Instead, provide your employees guidelines to help them succeed.
Dan S. Kennedy
How the 'Z' Theory of Management Can Help You Run Your Business
Management

How the 'Z' Theory of Management Can Help You Run Your Business

Here's why you should try implementing this new management system.
Dan S. Kennedy
The Harsh Truth: Your Employees Don't Care About Your Business the Way You Do
Management

The Harsh Truth: Your Employees Don't Care About Your Business the Way You Do

Find out why this management expert doesn't believe in the 'ownership mentality.'
Dan S. Kennedy
Flash Mobs Have More to Teach About Managing Teams Than Any Textbook
Managing Teams

Flash Mobs Have More to Teach About Managing Teams Than Any Textbook

The intricacy and spontaneous organization of flash mobs epitomizes what modern workplaces strive for.
Lori Bush Shepard
Ensure Your New Employee's Success With These 5 Steps
Managing Employees

Ensure Your New Employee's Success With These 5 Steps

If you're hired the right person, following these tips will help make sure your new hire performs to your expectations.
Doug and Polly White
The One Question Successful Business Owners Always Ask Themselves
Leadership Qualities

The One Question Successful Business Owners Always Ask Themselves

Learn this essential way to focus your efforts for the management challenges ahead.
Gene Marks
How a Warm Body Sometimes Can Be Worse Than Nobody at All
Managing Employees

How a Warm Body Sometimes Can Be Worse Than Nobody at All

A business owner knows that an employee isn't successful at a job but isn't doing anything about it. What's the right way to proceed?
Jim Alampi
A Favorite Employee Tests Positive for Drugs. Now What?
Employee Management

A Favorite Employee Tests Positive for Drugs. Now What?

Substance abuse can strike even those close to the management team. Set up and maintain policies, provide counseling and determine the best course of action.
Zeynep Ilgaz
What to Do When Your Employees Aren't Living Up to Expectations
Managing Employees

What to Do When Your Employees Aren't Living Up to Expectations

When a staffer isn't meeting expectations, follow up with these concerted steps. In the process you might find ways to improve your leadership style.
Sumi Krishnan
7 Signs a Great Employee Might Be a Bad Boss
Employee Management

7 Signs a Great Employee Might Be a Bad Boss

The quickest line producers might fall short in mastering the skills required of a manager. Here's a checklist of warning signs to watch out for.
Heather R. Huhman
5 Secrets of a Jerk-Free Workplace
Employees

5 Secrets of a Jerk-Free Workplace

It's just like obscenity. You can recognize jerks but the definition is hard to put into words. It's even harder to keep them out of your business.
Peter S. Cohan
How to Keep Your Workforce Engaged in the Second Half of the Year
Boosting Sales

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.
Dave Mattson