Managing Employees

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5 Methods for Getting to the Heart of the Empathetic Leader
Leadership Qualities

5 Methods for Getting to the Heart of the Empathetic Leader

Empathy helps ensure that your employees are happy, productive and likely to stay.
Bob Kulhan
Little Things Equal Big Experiences
Success

Little Things Equal Big Experiences

If you want your customers to keep coming back, and your employees to keep performing at a high level, you have to create these positive experiences.
Jill Schiefelbein
Teacher Gets to Keep Job Despite Being Tardy 111 Times in Two Years
Employment Issues

Teacher Gets to Keep Job Despite Being Tardy 111 Times in Two Years

Be glad you don't have this guy working for you.
Ray Hennessey
The Single Hardest Thing You'll Do as a Business Owner
Trust

The Single Hardest Thing You'll Do as a Business Owner

Your business is your baby, your livelihood, your purpose and passion, so trusting others to do right and do well with it is no small feat.
Jeff Boss
Why Saying 'Thank You' Is More Important Than Giving Employees a Raise
Managing Employees

Why Saying 'Thank You' Is More Important Than Giving Employees a Raise

A new study shows employees want more recognition, not just office perks.
Lisa Evans
How to Use 'The Katelyn Rule' to Empower Your People
Employee Morale

How to Use 'The Katelyn Rule' to Empower Your People

In order to create a team of self-motivated employees, enforce this one smart rule.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
4 Ways to Manage Employees Who Like to Figure It Out Themselves
Human Resources

4 Ways to Manage Employees Who Like to Figure It Out Themselves

There is a new breed of worker who takes pride in achieving goals with minimum direction. They still need to be part of the team, though.
Matt Straz
4 Ways to Instill and Promote Transparency in a Workplace
Transparency

4 Ways to Instill and Promote Transparency in a Workplace

Transparency matters for a company's culture, because it builds trust and stronger relationships among employees, management and the company itself.
Sam Hodges
5 Signs Your Corporate Culture is Doomed
Company Culture

5 Signs Your Corporate Culture is Doomed

With Amazon's culture coming under fire, it may be the perfect time to reevaluate your own culture.
Craig Cincotta
Happy Developers Lead to Better Products. Here Are 9 Ways to Motivate Them.
Motivation and Retention

Happy Developers Lead to Better Products. Here Are 9 Ways to Motivate Them.

When trampolines, sleep pods and ping-pong tables don't cut it, look elsewhere to encourage your code gurus.
Zach Ferres
'Gamified' Employee Training Works Brilliantly but Is Loved Little
Gamification

'Gamified' Employee Training Works Brilliantly but Is Loved Little

Heaps of affirming data and successful adoption of training programs based on video games by well regarded companies has done little to bolster the reputation of this unfairly reviled technology.
Yoav Vilner
4 Leadership Fundamentals That Every Entrepreneur Should Know
Leadership

4 Leadership Fundamentals That Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Communicating effectively and managing people is extremely difficult to learn, let alone apply. It pays to have the right plan.
Jeff Boss
Defeat 'Vacation Mode' With These 3 Ways to Keep Your Team Motivated
Motivation and Retention

Defeat 'Vacation Mode' With These 3 Ways to Keep Your Team Motivated

How do you keep your team members engaged and on task when they're daydreaming about those trips they're planning?
Gina Folk
5 Steps to Providing Constructive Criticism
Feedback

5 Steps to Providing Constructive Criticism

People need our feedback to grow into their best selves, but if it's not given in the correct manner, it can be meaningless and/or destructive.
Charlie Harary