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You Can Turn a Prima Donna Into a Performer Without Drawbacks
Managing Employees

You Can Turn a Prima Donna Into a Performer Without Drawbacks

Their fragile egos and overblown sense of self-worth can make them a nightmare, but their drive can make them a dream.
Dixie Gillaspie
The 8 Secrets of Great Communicators
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The 8 Secrets of Great Communicators

Great communication skills are a powerful tool to have in your arsenal.
Travis Bradberry
A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful Leaders
Control What You Can

A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful Leaders

These leaders don't care about being more confident. What they desperately want to be is better calibrated.
Al Pittampalli
The 5 Most Successful Work Environments (and the 5 Worst)
Business Optimization

The 5 Most Successful Work Environments (and the 5 Worst)

What's your environment like? 'Nine to five' and 'sink or swim'? Or individually focused, with a strong team spirit?
Jayson DeMers
Here's How to Create a Thriving Company Culture
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Here's How to Create a Thriving Company Culture

A company that knows how to make money AND gets its culture right is pretty much guaranteed to succeed.
Lewis Howes
5 Ways to Make Your Company's Hiring Process More Fair
Hiring

5 Ways to Make Your Company's Hiring Process More Fair

Allegations from a special needs applicant in Pennsylvania illustrate ongoing concerns about job discrimination.
Heather R. Huhman
3 Ways to Wisely Lead People Who Are Older Than You
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3 Ways to Wisely Lead People Who Are Older Than You

One of the litmus tests of entrepreneurship is how well you lead and do business with people older than you. Follow these steps to do both successfully.
Mike Kim
4 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Donald Trump
Motivation

4 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Donald Trump

The billionaire candidate believes in himself 100 percent. Can you say the same about yourself?
Jonathan Long
3 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Glean From This Past NFL Season
Lessons

3 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Glean From This Past NFL Season

With Super Bowl mania subsided, a calm look at the NFL's season yields several lessons for those in the harshest contact sport of all -- business.
Daniel Wesley
6 Ways Gratitude Helps Entrepreneurs Grow Their Companies
Gratitude

6 Ways Gratitude Helps Entrepreneurs Grow Their Companies

Eight out of 10 employees say feeling appreciated motivates them to work harder.
Murray Newlands
How Perfectionism Is Sabotaging Your Business
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How Perfectionism Is Sabotaging Your Business

Author and researcher Jane Bluestein explains the problems with chasing perfection, and how to avoid them.
New Proof That More Female Bosses Equals Higher Profits
Leadership

New Proof That More Female Bosses Equals Higher Profits

A study by EY found that companies with at least 30 percent female leaders had net profit margins that were higher than companies with no women in the top ranks.
The 5 Must-Use Steps to Successfully Conduct a Performance Review With Employees
Performance Ignited

The 5 Must-Use Steps to Successfully Conduct a Performance Review With Employees

If you follow this plan you will gain a lot of insights that ultimately help people put themselves in control of their work, their future and ensures the company has a talent pool that is motivated to perform at their best.
Craig Cincotta
10 Bad Habits Preventing Your Business From Succeeding
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10 Bad Habits Preventing Your Business From Succeeding

Micromanaging, worrying too much about money and being reactive instead of proactive could keep your fledgling from taking flight.
Jayson DeMers