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7 Signs a Great Employee Might Be a Bad Boss
Employee Management

7 Signs a Great Employee Might Be a Bad Boss

The quickest line producers might fall short in mastering the skills required of a manager. Here's a checklist of warning signs to watch out for.
Heather R. Huhman
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5 Powerful Poker Tips That Shaped an Engineer Turned Executive
Leadership Qualities

5 Powerful Poker Tips That Shaped an Engineer Turned Executive

A tech professional was not picking up on essential people cues. Playing cards cured him.
Peter S. Cohan
Ask Your Employees These 4 Simple Questions to Elicit Productive Feedback
Productivity

Ask Your Employees These 4 Simple Questions to Elicit Productive Feedback

To improve employee engagement and make positive changes in the workplace, leaders should be asking employees for their honest opinion about what is working -- or not working -- in the organization.
Susan Steinbrecher
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Cultivate Team Chemistry at Your Business With 3 Elements
Team-building

Cultivate Team Chemistry at Your Business With 3 Elements

Cultivating a community of employees who enjoy working together and proactively collaborate can be tough, but worth the effort.
Andre Lavoie
What I Learned From Being a Broke, Unemployed Graduate
Persistence

What I Learned From Being a Broke, Unemployed Graduate

Generous mentors pave the way for a would-be startup staffer, one with a very positive attitude.
Eric M. Ruiz
6 Earthquake Preparedness Tips for Business Owners
Disaster Planning

6 Earthquake Preparedness Tips for Business Owners

Everything you need to know to protect yourself, your employees and your property in the event of an earthquake.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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Bring Out the Best in Your Employees, Based on Their Brain Type
Managing Employees

Bring Out the Best in Your Employees, Based on Their Brain Type

Understanding how your workers think and approach tasks will help you effectively adjust your management to deliver optimal results.
Michael Cooper
Trusting Your Gut Is Never More Important Than When Picking Your Team
Interviewing

Trusting Your Gut Is Never More Important Than When Picking Your Team

A CEO can delegate the process of determining which job candidates are competent but leadership requires making the final call.
David Ciccarelli
5 Tips on How to Avoid Losing Your Temper at Work
Leadership

5 Tips on How to Avoid Losing Your Temper at Work

Being able to stay calm during high-stress situations is one of the most important attributes of a good leader.
Jacqueline Whitmore
It Takes 3 to Run a Business
Leadership

It Takes 3 to Run a Business

It may sound mystical, but 3 is a magic number when it comes to your team.
Steve Tobak
Avoiding Headwinds on the Road to Business Success
Big Data

Avoiding Headwinds on the Road to Business Success

Lessons gleaned from the Race Across America about gathering data can be readily applied to the entrepreneur's landscape.
Tom Niccum
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Ignoring Employee Morale Will Cost You. Here's the Solution.
Managing Employees

Ignoring Employee Morale Will Cost You. Here's the Solution.

Stay on top of issues before dissatisfaction spirals out of control, leading to a drop in productivity and revenue and exits.
David Nilssen
When Company Culture Becomes Discrimination
Company Culture

When Company Culture Becomes Discrimination

Culture can be a wonderful selling point to attract new employees and customers. But it might also be a cultural hegemony as corrosive as saying you only want a third of your workforce to be women.
Ray Hennessey
Do You Need to Break Down the Cubicle Walls to Improve Performance?
Productivity

Do You Need to Break Down the Cubicle Walls to Improve Performance?

The way your office is set up not only plays a role in company culture but also how employees function. Choose carefully.
Jeff Boss
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