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How to Motivate Employees in Less Than 5 Minutes

How to Motivate Employees in Less Than 5 Minutes

Motivating your team can be more art than science, but here are four techniques that work.
7 Steps to Finding Success as a Millennial Entrepreneur

7 Steps to Finding Success as a Millennial Entrepreneur

You may be young with energy for days, but you don't know everything. Here are some tips for finding a perfect balance between youth and experience.
10 Qualities Every Leader of The Future Needs to Have

10 Qualities Every Leader of The Future Needs to Have

Aggressive, result-driven leaders have long been considered the best entrepreneurs. But collaboration and communication are proving to be far more valuable these days.
Why Your Employees Think You're a Creep -- And How to Avoid Being One

Why Your Employees Think You're a Creep -- And How to Avoid Being One

You may be offending your employees without even knowing it. Here are five rules to keep you out of trouble.
Startup Perks Wal-Mart and Amazon Can Never Offer

Startup Perks Wal-Mart and Amazon Can Never Offer

Big-name companies can offer perks like treadmill workstations and foosball tables, but there are certain startup perks they can never give employees.
Should You Have a 'Shadow' Like Jeff Bezos Does?

Should You Have a 'Shadow' Like Jeff Bezos Does?

Letting an employee follow you around can be a great way to groom up-and-coming talent.
Keep Your Employees Loyal By Encouraging Them to Pursue Their Own Projects and Passions

Keep Your Employees Loyal By Encouraging Them to Pursue Their Own Projects and Passions

Allowing corporate employees to experiment with entrepreneurship promotes innovation and keeps employees satiated, though a few of the most ambitious may jump ship and start their own ventures.
Best Business Books to Get Cozy With This Fall

Best Business Books to Get Cozy With This Fall

Looking to take your business to the next level? Look no further than these seven works that will make you a better entrepreneur.
5 Ways to Coach Your Employees to The Top of Their Game

5 Ways to Coach Your Employees to The Top of Their Game

Coaching a sports team and running a company have quite a few things in common. Here are five ways to take a page from the coaching book.
Give Performance Reviews More Than Once a Year and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Give Performance Reviews More Than Once a Year and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why you shouldn't wait till the end of the year to do a performance review, why you should engage friends in your business and more advice for business owners.
How to Hire in Rural America: Get Creative

How to Hire in Rural America: Get Creative

Outside of the major cities, you have to look beyond mere education, experience and core business knowledge to find the right employees.
Facebook's Luxury Housing Complex Is a Great Way to Never Leave Work

Facebook's Luxury Housing Complex Is a Great Way to Never Leave Work

Facebook is building a 394-unit luxury housing complex within walking distance of its Menlo Park headquarters. But would you want to live with your coworkers?
How to Stop Your Rock-Star Talent From Fleeing

How to Stop Your Rock-Star Talent From Fleeing

With many startups vying for top talent, here are some tips for keeping top talent at your company.
How Legal Is Your Employee Wellness Program?

How Legal Is Your Employee Wellness Program?

When Pennsylvania State University's employees refused to fill out a wellness questionnaire and penalties set in, the uproar got national attention. Here's how to avoid a similar revolt among your staff.
Why Your Employees Aren't Following You

Why Your Employees Aren't Following You

If you feel like your employees aren't standing behind you, here are eight reasons why.

Most Federal Workers Will Keep Working Through Shutdown

Of the 4.1 million people who work for the federal government, about 80% will still be expected to show up for work. Here's a look at who they are.
7 Ways to Pump Up Employee Engagement In Your Office

7 Ways to Pump Up Employee Engagement In Your Office

Giving your employees the ability to set and maintain their own goals will be a big morale booster. Here's how.
The Pros and Cons of Working for Equity

The Pros and Cons of Working for Equity

From scope creep to the opportunity to cash in, a look at the good and bad of working in exchange for equity.
Tell Us: Is Executive Stress Overblown?

Tell Us: Is Executive Stress Overblown?

New information suggests research is wrong when it says that executives -- because of the tough business decisions they need to make -- are more prone to bad health.
Court: Facebook Likes Are Protected Speech

Court: Facebook Likes Are Protected Speech

According to a ruling on Tuesday, anything you Like on Facebook can't and won't be used against you -- in a court of law or anywhere else.
Give Millennials Flexibility and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Give Millennials Flexibility and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how you should manage millenials, why you need solitude once in a while and more advice for business owners.

Your Employees Are Lying to You. Here's How to Stop Them

You may be setting the wrong example for employees without even realizing it. Here's how to make them more honest and committed at work.
6 Easy Ways to Make Meetings Fun -- Or At Least, Not Suck

6 Easy Ways to Make Meetings Fun -- Or At Least, Not Suck

What if the dreaded meeting could actually be an event your team looked forward to? Here are six ways to revamp meetings to get employees engaged and interested.
Is It Time to Toss Your Old Management Model?

Is It Time to Toss Your Old Management Model?

Your team could be working faster, smarter and better if only you reorganized the way your company is run. Here's one effective approach that could work for you.
4 Hiring Mistakes Most Entrepreneurs Make

4 Hiring Mistakes Most Entrepreneurs Make

Don't rush to bring a new person on board without considering these four commonly made mistakes.

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