Management

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Have These 3 Essentials in Place Before Opening a Second Location
Expansion

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.
Doug and Polly White
5 Things You Need to Do Before Selling Your Company
Selling a Business

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.
Productivity

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
Geoff Mcqueen
People Still Prefer Male Bosses – But That's Not the Whole Story
News and trends

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.
Nina Zipkin
Leadership

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.
Susan Steinbrecher
5 Key Reasons Projects Fail
Productivity

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.
Stephen Key
To Build a Top-Performing Team, Keep Your Stars Happy and Your Bench Inspired
Managing Employees

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.
Dave Mattson
Fight Early and Fail Fast: 15 Business Lessons in 15 Years
Business Lessons

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.
Kevin Hart
5 Ways to Hire Someone Who's a Cultural Fit
Hiring

5 Ways to Hire Someone Who's a Cultural Fit

Culture matters. Look for these qualities when taking on a new employee.
Jeffrey Fermin
4 Ways to Start Preparing the Future Leaders of Your Organization Now
Leadership

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
Leadership Lessons From Apple CEO Tim Cook
Leadership

Leadership Lessons From Apple CEO Tim Cook

Remember when everyone said Tim Cook would change Apple after Steve Jobs? He did. For the better.
Steve Tobak
5 Things CEOs Don't Ask About Marketing, But Should
Marketing

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

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?
Doug and Polly White