Managing Employees

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7 Tips for Wooing Your Employees Into Loving Their Jobs, Again

7 Tips for Wooing Your Employees Into Loving Their Jobs, Again

A huge majority of employees report being disengaged, mostly because they are ignored. Motivating them is often as simple as listening.
How to Create a Personalized Motivational Manual to Boost Productivity

How to Create a Personalized Motivational Manual to Boost Productivity

Some careful questioning to explore when employees recall being most enthused will tell you, and them, how they can be motivated on the job.
A Day-by-Day Program for Achieving Your Leadership Aspirations

A Day-by-Day Program for Achieving Your Leadership Aspirations

The right time to become a better leader is today, tomorrow and every day that your team relies on you.
Feel Dumb Asking for Advice? You'll Actually Appear More Competent.

Feel Dumb Asking for Advice? You'll Actually Appear More Competent.

New research reveals that while we're all scared asking for advice will make us look like incompetent fools, it actually has the opposite effect.
7 Signs a Great Employee Might Be a Bad Boss

7 Signs a Great Employee Might Be a Bad Boss

The quickest line producers might fall short in mastering the skills required of a manager. Here's a checklist of warning signs to watch out for.
8 Inappropriate Things You Might Be Doing at Work

8 Inappropriate Things You Might Be Doing at Work

The workplace can be a difficult space to operate from a social perspective. Here are some things you'll definitely want to avoid.
Ask Your Employees These 4 Simple Questions to Elicit Productive Feedback

Ask Your Employees These 4 Simple Questions to Elicit Productive Feedback

To improve employee engagement and make positive changes in the workplace, leaders should be asking employees for their honest opinion about what is working -- or not working -- in the organization.
Want to Be a Better Leader? Show Employees You Care.

Want to Be a Better Leader? Show Employees You Care.

Express empathy, relate to staffers as people and bring out the best from them by taking these seven steps.
Cultivate Team Chemistry at Your Business With 3 Elements

Cultivate Team Chemistry at Your Business With 3 Elements

Cultivating a community of employees who enjoy working together and proactively collaborate can be tough, but worth the effort.
How the 10-Foot Rule Can Help You Win Customers

How the 10-Foot Rule Can Help You Win Customers

Managers and employees: Take note of this simple but powerful practice.
Bring Out the Best in Your Employees, Based on Their Brain Type

Bring Out the Best in Your Employees, Based on Their Brain Type

Understanding how your workers think and approach tasks will help you effectively adjust your management to deliver optimal results.
How to Manage the Unsexy Side of Rapid Expansion

How to Manage the Unsexy Side of Rapid Expansion

Pop-up dining startup Dinner Lab was hiring new employees every five days in its early growth phase.
Why You Should Let Your Employees Nap at Work

Why You Should Let Your Employees Nap at Work

Napping does not equate to slacking. In fact, it can help boost employee performance.
Stave Off Discontent and Conflict Among Your Staff

Stave Off Discontent and Conflict Among Your Staff

Adopt a proactive approach with these eight tips.
Ignoring Employee Morale Will Cost You. Here's the Solution.

Ignoring Employee Morale Will Cost You. Here's the Solution.

Stay on top of issues before dissatisfaction spirals out of control, leading to a drop in productivity and revenue and exits.
Do You Need to Break Down the Cubicle Walls to Improve Performance?

Do You Need to Break Down the Cubicle Walls to Improve Performance?

The way your office is set up not only plays a role in company culture but also how employees function. Choose carefully.
3 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing

3 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing

If your startup has started to stagnate after a couple of years, look no further for the cause than your leadership.
Strip the Unnecessary Out of the Day to Day and Get Stuff Done

Strip the Unnecessary Out of the Day to Day and Get Stuff Done

Try these five tips to break your streak of throwing money at problems in the hope that they improve or go away.
8 Ways to Effectively Lead Entrepreneurial Employees

8 Ways to Effectively Lead Entrepreneurial Employees

Even though these staffers haven't started a company (yet), recognize their enterprising spirit.
7 Ways to Keep Your Team Hungry

7 Ways to Keep Your Team Hungry

Startups are notorious for having long hours, a lot of bumps in the road and many projects occurring simultaneously. When times get tough and your team is down, here are seven ways to keep them motivated.
The Top 10 Ways to Remove BS From Your Business

The Top 10 Ways to Remove BS From Your Business

Don't let these common roadblocks slow down your startup's progress.
It's Inevitable That Good Employees Will Leave, So Plan for It

It's Inevitable That Good Employees Will Leave, So Plan for It

When a valued employee leaves, it upsets the team and feels like getting dumped. But turnover happens when you hire smart, talented people.
The Ethics Coach on Managing a Sticky-Fingered Staff

The Ethics Coach on Managing a Sticky-Fingered Staff

It all comes back to communication.
How to Intentionally Build Your Company Culture (Rather Than Leave It to Chance)

How to Intentionally Build Your Company Culture (Rather Than Leave It to Chance)

Whether you see it or not, culture is a big deal for several reasons, including your employees' satisfaction.
4 Ways to Diffuse a Toxic Workplace

4 Ways to Diffuse a Toxic Workplace

If your employees don't feel recognized for their work, don't get proper feedback and are overworked, your office will soon turn toxic.
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