Managing Employees

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Leading the Way out of the (Silicon) Valley of 'Gender Inequality'

Silicon Valley, among other entrepreneurial hubs, has long been thought of as a boy's club. One startup went against the grain and couldn't be happier with the results.

How to Handle Multiple Employees Having Babies All At Once

An office baby boom can be a blessed event, but it can also put a strain on your company. Here is how to manage and plan.

How to Relax in Tense Startup Moments

Launching a company is no joyride. Entrepreneurs often face major pressure to succeed. When it feels like the whole world is on your shoulders, it is important to step back and put things in perspective.

17 Traits That Distinguish the Best Startup CEOs

Being a great leader requires more than just attention to detail. Keep these points in mind when taking your management up a notch -- or several.

4 Ways to Manage Employees You Can't Stand

Being a good manager means dealing with workers who get on your nerves. Here are a few tips to address your worst office relationships.

6 Ways a Leader Should Show Up

Taking the reins of a company is more than just running the show. As a leader of a business, how you show up contributes to the value you create for others.

When It's Time to Fire the Productive

It is not only the unproductive, slack offs that deserve the axe. Sometimes companies have to let go of their star performer.

How to Set Your Office's Dress Code

You'd like your employees to dress for success, but sometimes, they're just a mess. Here are 4 ways to get your employees in appropriate attire.

If You Want to Lead, You Also Need to Manage

We think the key to being a successful leader has to do with vision and strategy. But it is also in nuts-and-bolts management.

How to Increase Productivity, Motivation and Engagement From Your Top Employees

Despite advances in communication technology, many people still feel miserable and disengaged at work. Here's how you can turn that around.

Leadership Lessons You Won't Learn in a Book

While many business books tout answers to startup problems, entrepreneurs aren't going to learn everything in a hundred pages. Instead, they need to get out there and make it happen.

The Secret to Becoming a Better Manager

If you want to separate yourself from the middle-of-the-pack managers and get the most from your employees, here's what you need to do.

How to Run an Awesome Unpaid Internship Program

Twitter and Facebook may be able to pay their interns the big bucks, but for employers outside of Silicon Valley, that's wishful thinking.

The Problem With Your Business Is You: Making the Shift From Founder to CEO

If your company is in a period of decline or stagnation, the issue with your business may just be you.

7 Signs Your Sales Training Needs a Revamp

Need better results from your sales team? Now may be the time to create, rebuild or tweak your sales training program.

4 Ways to Overcome Age-Related Tension in the Office

Workers waste a surprising amount of time due to generational conflict.

Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees

Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock.

Why the Coach Approach Beats the Manager Mentality

Managers listen up: Providing employees with tools to achieve their fullest potential is a much for effective strategy for company growth than just showing them how to complete everyday tasks and overseeing their duties.

Playing to Win: How Gamification Helped Boost This Company's Sales

The term may get a bad rap, but stoking employees' competitive fire helped this company dramatically increase its sales.

People Must Be Valued or Innovation Will Leave With Them

Companies need to take a hard look at how they view employees, even after they find new jobs.

The Lure of the Office Romance

Is having employees sign 'love contracts' an effective solution for nipping office love in the bud?

Beware! Is a 9-to-5 Schedule Turning Employees Into Zombies?

Some employees suffer from social jetlag, causing them to not work to their fullest potential. Here are some ways to cure this aliment and get them back on track.

Leading as a Servant

Leading isn't a top-down exercise. Using the concept of Servant Leadership can help you better connect with your employees

5 Keys to Engaging Performance Reviews

Four hours of a manager's time can add value and improve engagement and performance.

The Holy Grail of Workplace Motivation

When lighting a spark under your employees, keep these two critical factors in mind.
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