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4 Leadership Lessons Learned From Orchestra Conductors
Leadership

4 Leadership Lessons Learned From Orchestra Conductors

One misplayed note spoils a symphony. Achieve that level of harmony in your startup and success is assured.
Morag Barrett
Putting People Over Profit in Business and Life
National Small Business Week

Putting People Over Profit in Business and Life

The best ways to interact with your employees to create an incredible culture, how to get essential feedback to course correct yourself, and what the role of fear is in making your startup a success.
Lewis Howes
6 Ways to Overcome Your Inner Control Freak and Begin Delegating
Delegation

6 Ways to Overcome Your Inner Control Freak and Begin Delegating

The desire to do it all yourself is both admirable and self defeating. Keep the work only you can do, then get out of the way of your team.
Rocco Baldassarre
Silence at Work Is Like a Noxious Gas
Managing Employees

Silence at Work Is Like a Noxious Gas

It can seep throughout an organization, sabotaging motivation, enthusiasm and comradery.
Gregory Ciotti
Sergey Brin's Best Advice to Marissa Mayer
Advice

Sergey Brin's Best Advice to Marissa Mayer

The Yahoo CEO credits the Google co-founder with giving her the best leadership advice.
Patricia Sellers
10 Business Lessons I Learned at Bars
Leadership

10 Business Lessons I Learned at Bars

The fast-paced social environment involved in nightlife provides a great setting for personal development.
Andrew Cohen
5 Vital HR Tasks Startups Must Complete Before Hiring
Legal Center

5 Vital HR Tasks Startups Must Complete Before Hiring

Bringing on new workers adds a layer of complexity that most entrepreneurs either don't want to deal with or don't know how to address.
Eric Siu
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4 Ways to Reignite the Flame with Burned Out Employees
Managing Employees

4 Ways to Reignite the Flame with Burned Out Employees

Bring back that new hire enthusiasm with these tips.
Andre Lavoie
Lessons for the New CEO From 5 Great Leaders of History
Leadership

Lessons for the New CEO From 5 Great Leaders of History

From a revolutionary who began life as a slave, to the hero who led South Africa out of apartheid: Learn from the past.
Holger Seim
4 Tips to Best Use Assessments for Hiring
Hiring

4 Tips to Best Use Assessments for Hiring

You can use these tests to help you to determine how individuals think and solve problems, their behavioral preferences, values, ethics and what natural aptitudes they possess.
Doug and Polly White
The 4 Enduring Qualities of Accomplished Leaders
Leadership Qualities

The 4 Enduring Qualities of Accomplished Leaders

Generosity, respect, integrity, and truth are the personal qualities of leaders who inspire their teams.
Laurie Sudbrink
The Leading Cause of Corporate Calamity Is Leaders Who Don't Listen
Managing Employees

The Leading Cause of Corporate Calamity Is Leaders Who Don't Listen

Organizations that encourage open communication thrive, while those that discourage employees from speaking up are surprised by avoidable problems.
Rob Bogosian and Christine Casper
5 Situations When Your Only Alternative Is to Fire the Employee
Discipline

5 Situations When Your Only Alternative Is to Fire the Employee

Rarely does a single mistake or missed goal merit firing but an employee who refuses to change harmful patterns has to go.
Anna Johansson
10 Mistakes Successful Speakers Never Make Again
Public Speaking

10 Mistakes Successful Speakers Never Make Again

Remember that old advice about picturing audience members in their underwear? Dump it.
Jonathan Li