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How to Finesse the 4 Biggest Workplace Distractions
Productivity

How to Finesse the 4 Biggest Workplace Distractions

The Internet, social media and mobile devices drive productivity. They are also huge distractions. The solution requires a deft touch, not a hard line.
Matt Straz
3 Critical Lessons 'The Walking Dead' Taught Me About Startups
Startup Basics

3 Critical Lessons 'The Walking Dead' Taught Me About Startups

The hit AMC show is more than just a zombie flick. It teaches us a few management lessons that we must not forget.
Yoav Vilner
Here Are 3 Unorthodox Techniques for Learning Leadership Skills
Leadership Qualities

Here Are 3 Unorthodox Techniques for Learning Leadership Skills

If you want to stretch your capabilities, step away from the traditional leadership library and consider these exercises.
Lief Morin
The 80/20 Rule Is True for What's Holding You Back, Too
Business Management

The 80/20 Rule Is True for What's Holding You Back, Too

It's a truism that 20 percent of your efforts yield 80 percent of your results. Now consider what, or who, is causing 80 percent of your problems.
Dixie Gillaspie
How Technology Can Help You Manage Business at the Speed of Your People
Managing Employees

How Technology Can Help You Manage Business at the Speed of Your People

The tools you use can either help or hinder your employee's drive and creativity, so think critically about what your goals are.
Adriaan van Wyk
Lessons on Leadership Inspired by 'American Sniper'
Leadership

Lessons on Leadership Inspired by 'American Sniper'

Leadership is not a popularity contest or the thrill of being in charge but a commitment to the team and the organization.
Jason Forrest
Why Startups Need Leaders, Not Bosses
The Grind

Why Startups Need Leaders, Not Bosses

There's no place where strong leadership is needed more than in a hectic startup environment in which the odds are most stacked against you, and Herculean efforts to gain and maintain traction are required daily, not quarterly
Robert Reffkin
Companies That Are 'Best Places to Work' Share These 3 Things
Human Resources

Companies That Are 'Best Places to Work' Share These 3 Things

How can employers be sure their organization is deemed a great place to work by employees -- even if they've yet to be officially recognized for it?
Andre Lavoie
5 Standout Ways to Transform Underperformers Into Superb Employees
Managing Employees

5 Standout Ways to Transform Underperformers Into Superb Employees

Don't abandon hope. Low-performing employees can become high achievers with these techniques.
Heather R. Huhman
4 Effective Ways to Manage a Remote Team
Telecommuting

4 Effective Ways to Manage a Remote Team

Telecommuting has many benefits for both employers and employees, but also comes with some drawbacks that need to be dealt with.
Deborah Mitchell
4 Ways to Use Technology In the Workplace to Motivate Employees
Workplace Technology

4 Ways to Use Technology In the Workplace to Motivate Employees

Technology can streamline work, enhance performance monitoring and lead to more engaged workers.
Matt Straz
To Motivate Employees, Find a Balance Between Job Enrichment and Job Enlargement
Motivation

To Motivate Employees, Find a Balance Between Job Enrichment and Job Enlargement

To enrich the work experience and instill motivation in your employees, implement these practices into your organization.
Jason Kulpa
You'll Never Guess What Burger King's Franchisee of the Year Did With His Prize
Franchisees

You'll Never Guess What Burger King's Franchisee of the Year Did With His Prize

Giving workers bonuses was more important than a Corvette and Rolex for this Arizona franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Want Your Company to Get Ahead? Hire People Smarter Than You.
Hiring Tips

Want Your Company to Get Ahead? Hire People Smarter Than You.

If you hire exceptional people, not only will your business thrives but so will you.
Craig Cincotta