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The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees

The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees

It's important to remember that 'want' and 'deserve' don't always overlap.
Just Keeping Track of Key Measures Can Double Your Profits

Just Keeping Track of Key Measures Can Double Your Profits

"Operational dashboards'' keep employees and entire businesses focused on improving the tasks that make everything work.
How to Receive a Compliment Without Being Awkward About It

How to Receive a Compliment Without Being Awkward About It

Many of us are tempted to deflect kind words, but that may be doing more hard than good.
6 Tips For Accepting Failure and Moving On

6 Tips For Accepting Failure and Moving On

Failure happens. It is what you learn from your missteps that sets you apart.
When Giving a Presentation, Never Do This

When Giving a Presentation, Never Do This

It may be tempting to tell your audience that you're not as prepared as you would like or that you just got over being sick. Here's why you shouldn't.
Simple Yet Powerful Business Lessons From a Broke Entrepreneur Turned Multi-Millionaire

Simple Yet Powerful Business Lessons From a Broke Entrepreneur Turned Multi-Millionaire

Some wise words that you can put into practice at your own startup endeavors.
How to Deal With Headache-Inducing Customers

How to Deal With Headache-Inducing Customers

While most customers are happy when companies offer solutions and try to help , there are a few types of customers who will never be happy. Here is how to deal with them.
Entrepreneurship as the Hero's Journey

Entrepreneurship as the Hero's Journey

Leave the familiar, grapple with the unknown, chance failure, triumph.
The 3 Cardinal Rules of Business I Didn't Learn in School

The 3 Cardinal Rules of Business I Didn't Learn in School

One of the lessons this CEO has learned outside the classroom is number crunching is useful but communication skills really count.
Why Things Always Go Wrong

Why Things Always Go Wrong

This is what happens when Murphy's Law and the Peter Principle meet the Seven Deadly Sins.
What 4 Little Letters Can Tell You About Your Team

What 4 Little Letters Can Tell You About Your Team

There has a lot written about managing teams but perhaps entrepreneurs need to just focus on a simple assessment.
Looking to Hire a Manager? Read These 4 Tips First.

Looking to Hire a Manager? Read These 4 Tips First.

Hiring a manager is about finding someone who can lead and set the tone for your employees. These tips can help your search.
Master the Art of Small Talk to Build a Network of Business Allies

Master the Art of Small Talk to Build a Network of Business Allies

When building relationships for your startup, don’t overlook this strategy.
How to Fire Employees With Compassion

How to Fire Employees With Compassion

Firing is never easy for anyone, but it can be less painful if you follow these tips.
Why You Should Never Cross Your Arms Again

Why You Should Never Cross Your Arms Again

Your body language speaks volumes about you. Here are five tips for better, more professional posture.
10 Things Real Leaders Do

10 Things Real Leaders Do

Leaders lead. Followers follow. It’s not complicated. You're either one or the other. Which are you?
What Young People Want From Work

What Young People Want From Work

A new survey explores what motivates employees aged 20 to 33. Entrepreneurs looking to attract, hire and hold onto top talent would be wise to take notice.
In the Face of Sudden Tragedy, How This CEO Was Able to Rise Anew

In the Face of Sudden Tragedy, How This CEO Was Able to Rise Anew

Just three weeks after moving to Atlanta for her very first CEO role, JuE Wong's husband died of a heart attack. This is her remarkable story.
How to Build an Institution, Not a Short-Term Business

How to Build an Institution, Not a Short-Term Business

Maria Contreras-Sweet, the newest head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is an entrepreneur herself. Here, she discusses how to create a business that will be around for the long haul.
For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase

For Better Conversations, Replace 'How Are You?' With This One Phrase

If you want to connect with people, you have to let them know you're listening. Here's how.
The 7 Keys to Inspiring Millennials at Work

The 7 Keys to Inspiring Millennials at Work

They’re the fastest growing demographic in the workplace and they want to hear how they're doing.
Talk Is Cheap: Why Great Leaders Inspire By Example

Talk Is Cheap: Why Great Leaders Inspire By Example

'Do as I say not as I do' doesn't fly for successful leaders. To earn respect, you need to show people you mean business.
When Should a CEO Get Involved in Day-to-Day Details?

When Should a CEO Get Involved in Day-to-Day Details?

For companies of a certain size, leaders should take a step back from operations. But are there exceptions?
Saying 'No' Now Could Save You From Headaches Later

Saying 'No' Now Could Save You From Headaches Later

As businesses begin to scale, they will experience growing pains. To overcome some of these challenges, entrepreneurs need to learn to say no.
Steinberg on How He Grew BuzzFeed & Plans for New Gig at Daily Mail

Steinberg on How He Grew BuzzFeed & Plans for New Gig at Daily Mail

Steinberg served as president & COO at BuzzFeed as the staff grew from 15 to 500. The newly appointed CEO of MailOnline North America discusses the future of media and employee management.
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