Managing Employees

7 Ways to Work Fewer Hours But Get More Business Traction
Productivity

7 Ways to Work Fewer Hours But Get More Business Traction

In a startup, or any business with limited resources, the last thing you need is people who put in lots of time and effort, but never seem to move the ball.
Martin Zwilling
9 Things Managers Do That Make Good Employees Quit
Control What You Can

9 Things Managers Do That Make Good Employees Quit

Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the sun, while ignoring the crux of the matter: people don't leave jobs; they leave managers.
Travis Bradberry
5 Reasons You Should Take a Vacation With Your Entire Company
Entrepreneurs

5 Reasons You Should Take a Vacation With Your Entire Company

While taking a trip with your team is definitely fun, there are also lessons you can learn from the experience.
Gilad Bechar
Instead of Flexing Authority, Leaders Should Influence Employees
Control What You Can

Instead of Flexing Authority, Leaders Should Influence Employees

In today's work world, employees want to feel like they are a part of the decision-making process. Millennials, especially, want managers who give them the freedom to do their jobs and trust they will deliver.
Andre Lavoie
How to Hire the Right Employees
Ready To Launch

How to Hire the Right Employees

Before your first interview, be sure you create a job analysis, job description and accurate 'wanted' ad to bring in people who are a good fit for your needs.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
4 Ways to Establish a Strong Culture Without Sacrificing Startup Success
Company Culture

4 Ways to Establish a Strong Culture Without Sacrificing Startup Success

Your culture should help you strike a balance with financial concerns. But it shouldn't be dominant.
Tx Zhuo
7 Strategies for Managing a Micromanager
Micromanagement

7 Strategies for Managing a Micromanager

These types of overseers can suck every ounce of ambition out of you and leave you frustrated, angry and annoyed all at the same time.
Jeff Boss
Should You Let Your Employees Telecommute?
Telecommuting

Should You Let Your Employees Telecommute?

Here's what you need to consider before letting your employees work from home.
Scott Langdon
Make Sure Your Business Aligns With Your Stakeholders' Worldview...And Your Own
Millennials

Make Sure Your Business Aligns With Your Stakeholders' Worldview...And Your Own

As Millennials come to dominate the workforce, understanding how to appeal to them as consumers and employees becomes crucial.
Lewis Schiff
6 Keys to Employee Engagement During Times of Distraction
Managing Employees

6 Keys to Employee Engagement During Times of Distraction

During times of economic slowdown, which includes the summer months, what you can do to keep your employee morale high and performance at its peak?
Alan Zimmerman
5 Methods for Getting to the Heart of the Empathetic Leader
Control What You Can

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