Managing Employees

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3 Phrases That Kill Intrapreneurship
Communication

3 Phrases That Kill Intrapreneurship

As a manager, you want your employees to feel like owners. So avoid words that say the opposite.
Jill Schiefelbein
The Real Reason Not to Hire a Friend
Hiring Tips

The Real Reason Not to Hire a Friend

Stranger are often easier to manage and -- if needed -- fire.
How the 4 Ps of Marketing Can Help Employees Deal With Change
Managing Employees

How the 4 Ps of Marketing Can Help Employees Deal With Change

Like consumers, employees have the ultimate buying power, and their buy-in is what makes any change successful.
Martin Brooker
How the Gay Marriage Decision Affects Every Small Business
Managing Employees

How the Gay Marriage Decision Affects Every Small Business

The Supreme Court ruling means that every company that employs workers has to revisit some policies and benefits.
Susan Solovic
Reality Check: 5 Things You Need to Realize About Your Employees
Motivation and Retention

Reality Check: 5 Things You Need to Realize About Your Employees

Employers don't always get a behind-the-scenes look at the goings-on within various departments and their employees, but it's time to remove the curtain.
Andre Lavoie
Everything You Need to Know About Leadership You Learned in Physics Class
Leadership

Everything You Need to Know About Leadership You Learned in Physics Class

The basic lessons we learned in physics class tell you everything you need to do to run a successful business. Hit the books.
Ray Hennessey
One Bad Apple Can Ruin the Barrel
Managing Employees

One Bad Apple Can Ruin the Barrel

A single bad employee with a poor attitude can infect a team, department and possibly an entire organization.
Brian Hamilton
Be the Benevolent Dictator Your Company Deserves
Managing Employees

Be the Benevolent Dictator Your Company Deserves

Companies aren't democracies. At some point, leaders need to make decisions.
William Litvack
Why Can't We All Just Get Along? Because We Shouldn't.
Conflict

Why Can't We All Just Get Along? Because We Shouldn't.

Conflict is key to smart decisions and positive outcomes ... and we're all the better for it.
Steve Tobak
How to Stop Your Executive Team From Costing You Sales
Sales

How to Stop Your Executive Team From Costing You Sales

If you want to prevent a lack of senior executive involvement from becoming a client relationship-wrecking ball, consider implementing these three account-retention practices.
Rick Reynolds
How to Overhaul Your Company's Corporate Hiring Process
Hiring

How to Overhaul Your Company's Corporate Hiring Process

Along with a sellable product or service, organized systems and effective leadership, having the right employees is crucial to the overall success of a company. .
Allan Young
Why You Can't Delegate -- And How to Fix It
Leadership Qualities

Why You Can't Delegate -- And How to Fix It

You might think you can but you can't possibly do it all yourself. Don't be an anti-delegator.
This Is How Instacart Is Reclassifying Contract Workers as Part-Time Employees
Sharing Economy

This Is How Instacart Is Reclassifying Contract Workers as Part-Time Employees

The on-demand grocery delivery company expects three-fourths of eligible workers to make the transition.
Laura Entis
The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)
Motivation

The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)

Here's what's slowing your team down at work.
Kate Taylor