Managing Employees

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Letting Your Employees Review You Can Lead to Personal and Professional Growth
Leadership

Letting Your Employees Review You Can Lead to Personal and Professional Growth

Here are five reasons that you should seek feedback the next time performance reviews come up.
Andre Lavoie
Why You Need Backup Employees
Management

Why You Need Backup Employees

You should have a replacement waiting in the wings, even for the star employee you love.
Dan S. Kennedy
How to Turn an Underperformer Into an Ideal Employee
Managing Employees

How to Turn an Underperformer Into an Ideal Employee

A good leader will address problematic behaviors to give the person a chance to improve.
Jacqueline Whitmore
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What I Learned in Making My Employees Build a Christmas Tree Out of Business Books
Managing Employees

What I Learned in Making My Employees Build a Christmas Tree Out of Business Books

I wanted to test whether team-building exercises are really good management and morale tools. Here's what I found.
Ray Hennessey
3 Unorthodox Paths to Becoming a Better Boss
bosses

3 Unorthodox Paths to Becoming a Better Boss

There is no handbook for being a good boss, so there is nothing wrong for seeking tips in unexpected places.
Pratik Dholakiya
Make Holiday Shenanigans Work for Your Bottom Line
Managing Employees

Make Holiday Shenanigans Work for Your Bottom Line

Find out how some seasonal slacking behaviors can actually help your business.
Ted Devine
Don't Be a Turkey in How You Communicate Appreciation to Your Staff
Thanksgiving

Don't Be a Turkey in How You Communicate Appreciation to Your Staff

Clueless managers might fall short in expressing their thanks on the eve of Thanksgiving. Here's what to do.
Paul White
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To Boost Productivity, Encourage Employees to Encourage Each Other
Employee feedback

To Boost Productivity, Encourage Employees to Encourage Each Other

How team members interact, and the settings in which interactions occur, dramatically impact the workplace.
Matt Straz
How Much Time Do Your Employees Spend Doing Real Work? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)
Productivity

How Much Time Do Your Employees Spend Doing Real Work? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)

A survey of more than 2,000 employees found that only 45 percent of time at the office is spent on primary job duties.
Catherine Clifford
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Does Your Staff Dislike You?
Managing Employees

Does Your Staff Dislike You?

Grade yourself on this checklist of managerial behaviors. Spot leadership mistakes that elicit less-than-desirable results.
John Stoker
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The 7 Attributes of People Who Get Things Done
Productivity

The 7 Attributes of People Who Get Things Done

As a leader, you want these go-getters on your team. As an employee, you should aspire to be like them.
Martin Zwilling
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Small-Business Owners Who Aren't Experts in Their Fields Will End Up Paying a Hefty Price
Running a business

Small-Business Owners Who Aren't Experts in Their Fields Will End Up Paying a Hefty Price

If you want to stay relevant, much less open, you should know your product or service in and out, and make sure you employees are well trained.
Jim Joseph
Enlist the Power of Suggestion to Boost Your Startup's Performance
Motivation

Enlist the Power of Suggestion to Boost Your Startup's Performance

Setting employee expectations is critical enough that it can mean the difference between success and failure.
Peter S. Cohan
Multiply the Trust Factor Inside Your Organization
Managing Employees

Multiply the Trust Factor Inside Your Organization

These 10 principles will go a long way toward enhancing employees' commitment to the company.
Heather R. Huhman
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