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Reality Check: 5 Things You Need to Realize About Your Employees
Motivation and Retention

Reality Check: 5 Things You Need to Realize About Your Employees

Employers don't always get a behind-the-scenes look at the goings-on within various departments and their employees, but it's time to remove the curtain.
Andre Lavoie
How Important Is Emotional Intelligence to Success in Business?
Emotional Intelligence

How Important Is Emotional Intelligence to Success in Business?

There are many valid definitions of EQ, but we think about it as four quadrants that look at the self and others.
Doug and Polly White
Everything You Need to Know About Leadership You Learned in Physics Class
Leadership

Everything You Need to Know About Leadership You Learned in Physics Class

The basic lessons we learned in physics class tell you everything you need to do to run a successful business. Hit the books.
Ray Hennessey
One Bad Apple Can Ruin the Barrel
Managing Employees

One Bad Apple Can Ruin the Barrel

A single bad employee with a poor attitude can infect a team, department and possibly an entire organization.
Brian Hamilton
Why Companies Need to Create a Parent-Friendly Culture
Company Culture

Why Companies Need to Create a Parent-Friendly Culture

Parents make great employees and cultivating an environment that is supportive of them is not only easy but a no-brainer from a business standpoint.
Why Sincerely Caring for Your People Yields the Greatest ROI
Leadership Qualities

Why Sincerely Caring for Your People Yields the Greatest ROI

Leaders who take an interest in the wellbeing of their teams don't worry about having disengaged employees.
Sheldon Yellen
Is Your Office Full of Insecure People?
Toxic Workplace

Is Your Office Full of Insecure People?

Other than going to extreme lengths like quitting your job, is there anything else you can do when colleagues' insecurities start making your life miserable?
10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders
Leadership Qualities

10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders

No one ever became a great leader without first becoming a great communicator.
Travis Bradberry
5 Ways to Effectively Communicate With Employees
Communication Strategies

5 Ways to Effectively Communicate With Employees

Effective communication with employees takes effort, repetition, thoughtfulness and most importantly needs to come from the heart.
David Krantz
How Jazz Music Prepared Me for Life as a CEO
Leadership Qualities

How Jazz Music Prepared Me for Life as a CEO

While we think of executives as rigid, driven and all business and musicians appear to be casual and more free spirited, these two roles have a lot more in common that you think.
Luc Burgelman
Why Rebellious Kids Make More Money Later in Life
Personality Traits

Why Rebellious Kids Make More Money Later in Life

Not listening to your parents may be profitable, research shows.
Benjamin Snyder
Be the Benevolent Dictator Your Company Deserves
Managing Employees

Be the Benevolent Dictator Your Company Deserves

Companies aren't democracies. At some point, leaders need to make decisions.
William Litvack
7 Qualities That Distinguish Genuine Leaders From Bossy Poseurs
Leadership

7 Qualities That Distinguish Genuine Leaders From Bossy Poseurs

The boss is somebody whose job is telling people what to do. Leadership is much more.
Jacqueline Whitmore
How Not to Be Too Busy for Your Own Good
Decision Making

How Not to Be Too Busy for Your Own Good

There are at least four types of indecision. Which type describes you?
Jesse Sostrin