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For the Most Productive Workplace, Assign Employees the Work They Do Best
Employee Training

For the Most Productive Workplace, Assign Employees the Work They Do Best

Researchers are finding managers get much more from employees by playing to their strengths than trying to bolster their weaknesses.
Heather R. Huhman
10 Simple Qualities That Can Help You Achieve Professional Success and Satisfaction in Life
Inspiration

10 Simple Qualities That Can Help You Achieve Professional Success and Satisfaction in Life

Those qualities start with being "authentic" and "truthful."
Sherrie Campbell
5 Steps to Making Policies That Aren't Idiotic
Business Owners Policy

5 Steps to Making Policies That Aren't Idiotic

You know the policies we're talking about: the ones that twist simplicity into a confusing, ridiculous mess.
Bryan Orr
How to Hire a CMO When Marketing Has Nothing to Do With the Job
Hiring

How to Hire a CMO When Marketing Has Nothing to Do With the Job

New companies seeking to disrupt established industries sometimes face novel staffing problems. How do you fill a job that doesn't exist anywhere else?
Guy Bauman
Developing People Skills Is a Brilliant Career Move
Emotional Intelligence

Developing People Skills Is a Brilliant Career Move

Leaders with strong social skills derive more productivity from teams and enjoy more success attracting the customers, talent and investment needed to build their companies.
Daphne Mallory
How Adversity Leads to Success
Entrepreneurship

How Adversity Leads to Success

Some of the world's greatest entrepreneurs succeeded, not in spite of the challenges they faced, but because of it.
Steve Tobak
What Really Happens When You Hire the Wrong Candidate
Hiring Employees

What Really Happens When You Hire the Wrong Candidate

A bad hire drains energy and time and can cost a business in a number of ways.
Mariah DeLeon
5 Ways to Manage 'Mad Men'-Era Sexual Harassment
Legal Center

5 Ways to Manage 'Mad Men'-Era Sexual Harassment

Spoiler alert! Every entrepreneur should follow these 5 "R"s in training their managers on sexual and other forms of unlawful harassment.
Jonathan Segal
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How to Vacation Like a Boss
Business Travel

How to Vacation Like a Boss

Why executives need to take time off and how to prepare for being away from the office.
10 Inspirational Quotes That Will Help You Excel On and Off the Golf Course
Inspiration

10 Inspirational Quotes That Will Help You Excel On and Off the Golf Course

With the Masters just teeing off, golf's greatest players offer up advice on how to put your best foot forward at work.
Craig Cincotta
In Praise of the Stealth Leader: The Oft-Unsung Hero of the Office
Leadership

In Praise of the Stealth Leader: The Oft-Unsung Hero of the Office

It's the lucky workplace with a captain who subtly guides the team to success from behind the scenes.
Marty Fukuda
How to Make Your Startup Team Its Most Valuable Asset
Team-building

How to Make Your Startup Team Its Most Valuable Asset

The heart of every startup is a team that thrives on the prospect of breaking new ground and one-upping itself as it works to change its industry's game.
The 4 Principles Driving Enterprise Transparence in 2015
Leadership

The 4 Principles Driving Enterprise Transparence in 2015

Customers, employees and, increasingly, executives are clamoring for transparency in how companies do business. Making it a daily reality is not so easy.
Avinoam Nowogrodski
Appreciation at Work: Two Major Misconceptions Leaders Hold
Employee Recognition

Appreciation at Work: Two Major Misconceptions Leaders Hold

Beware that you don't celebrate your employees for all the wrong reasons. (Hint: They've saved you money.)
Paul White