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Have These 3 Essentials in Place Before Opening a Second Location

There's a big opportunity in expanding your business to more than one location. But it can be a disaster if you haven't prepared right.

5 Things You Need to Do Before Selling Your Company

Taking care of a few key matters will help you get the most out of your business.

Keeping Clients Happy: How to Ensure a Project Doesn't Go Over Budget

'Under-promise and over-deliver' is a hallmark of successful service delivery. Yet businesses that consistently go too far above and beyond the scope of work risk damage to their bottom line

People Still Prefer Male Bosses – But That's Not the Whole Story

A new poll from Gallup reveals that a boss's gender is mattering less and less.

5 Golden Pieces of Leadership Advice for Young Entrepreneurs

How does a new boss learn to step ahead boldly without becoming burdened by the fear of making a mistake? Read some lessons from a former general manager at age 24.

5 Key Reasons Projects Fail

Wondering why that well-intentioned initiative won't get off the ground? Maybe some of these factors are at play.

To Build a Top-Performing Team, Keep Your Stars Happy and Your Bench Inspired

A patient, systematic program to improve your underperformers is the quickest and least expensive way to improve company results.

Fight Early and Fail Fast: 15 Business Lessons in 15 Years

There’s a lot to learn from so many years in business. Here are a few of the most important things I've picked up along the way.

5 Ways to Hire Someone Who's a Cultural Fit

Culture matters. Look for these qualities when taking on a new employee.

4 Ways to Start Preparing the Future Leaders of Your Organization Now

As we experience major demographic shifts in the workforce, it's important to adapt to the new generation of talent.

Employees Don't Think Their Bosses Can Hack It -- And Other Global Workforce Trends (Infographic)

A look at what employees care about the most in the workplace, how millennials are being misunderstood around the office and how leaders are perceived by their workers.

Leadership Lessons From Apple CEO Tim Cook

Remember when everyone said Tim Cook would change Apple after Steve Jobs? He did. For the better.

5 Things CEOs Don't Ask About Marketing, But Should

A solid partnership between management and the department can lead to better results and increased profits.

What to Do When Long-Term Employees Become Managers, and Are Bad at It

Your business has grown, but an employee's skill set hasn't grown with it. Should you shift them, or get rid of them altogether?

This One Word Will Always Stifle Creativity

Great entrepreneurs understand that great ideas can often come from really bad ones.

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.

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.

People Prefer Robot Bosses, Study Shows

A recent study from MIT took a look at the efficiency of robot/human team work.

It Takes 3 to Run a Business

It may sound mystical, but 3 is a magic number when it comes to your team.

3 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing

If your startup has started to stagnate after a couple of years, look no further for the cause than your leadership.

8 Ways Rookie CEOs Can Succeed Faster

With little time to prove themselves, new leaders can take some quick actions and apply some foresight to gain a head start

Sam Adams Founder: 'You Can't Expect More of Your People Than You Expect of Yourself'

Jim Koch, the founder of Boston Beer Company, gives his best leadership advice after three decades at the helm of the brewhouse that makes Sam Adams beer.

Why You Should Hire People Toughened by Failure, Not Those Coddled by Success

Amazon and Google discovered what the most innovative employees have in common is not how well they did at a prestige college.

How to Keep Your Workforce Engaged in the Second Half of the Year

Motivating your sales team is a particular challenge when summer beckons and unmet goals seem daunting.
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