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4 Steps for Handling a Key Employee's Departure

4 Steps for Handling a Key Employee's Departure

When a trusted member of your team decides to throw in the towel, here are four steps to ensure a positive departure.
The Esquire Guy's Guide to Making New Hires Feel Welcome

The Esquire Guy's Guide to Making New Hires Feel Welcome

The first day on a new job can be awkward. Here are ways to make new hires feel like part of the team.

Charm Offensive: The Power of Being Nice

While running a startup can be a pressure cooker, entrepreneur Rebekah Epstein explains the importance of keeping cool and playing nice.
What It Takes to Be a Boss Every Employee Loves

What It Takes to Be a Boss Every Employee Loves

Letting employees know you're invested in them makes a huge difference in their attitude. Here are four easy ways to build morale in the office.

3 Ways to Avoid the Loneliness of Working Remotely

For cash-strapped startups, forgoing an office space is a keen way to save money. But what do you do to keep loneliness at bay? Here are some tips.
Want More Creative and Productive Employees? Let Them Goof Off

Want More Creative and Productive Employees? Let Them Goof Off

Corporate creativity guru Erik Wahl offers three unconventional tactics to boost employee engagement.
The Esquire Guy's Guide to Being a Good Manager

The Esquire Guy's Guide to Being a Good Manager

Everyone knows a bad boss -- here's a lesson on what not to do when you are managing people.

3 Web Tools for Managing Employees Who Work From Home

These web apps can help you know if your remote workers are on task or slacking off.
Lessons in Business Leadership From the NBA Finals

Lessons in Business Leadership From the NBA Finals

What entrepreneurs can learn from basketball stars about winning leadership styles.
Are You Cut Out for the CEO Role?

Are You Cut Out for the CEO Role?

Flexible, charismatic, judicious. These are the hallmarks of a good CEO. See how you measure up.
How to Deliver Uncomfortable Employee Feedback

How to Deliver Uncomfortable Employee Feedback

A leadership expert guides us through three difficult conversations with employees.
Forget Ping Pong and Snacks: How Buffer Digs Deeper With These 4 Startup Perks

Forget Ping Pong and Snacks: How Buffer Digs Deeper With These 4 Startup Perks

Working at a startup is tons of work and having fun is vital. But offering more thoughtful perks can help further your mission and give employees something to smile about.
NHL Playoffs: Lessons in Building a Winning Sales Team

NHL Playoffs: Lessons in Building a Winning Sales Team

Like a successful hockey team, empower your employees and play to their strengths.
3 Team-Building Activities That Can Build Trust

3 Team-Building Activities That Can Build Trust

When trust is on the line, these adventures can help strengthen your team in new ways.
Why Transparency Is Essential to a Trusting Staff

Why Transparency Is Essential to a Trusting Staff

Transparent businesses not only have more loyal employees, but better brainstorming sessions and more productivity.
How to Recruit a Top-Notch Recruiter

How to Recruit a Top-Notch Recruiter

For a growing company, asking a recruiter to help you fill key jobs can be ideal, but how do you know the recruiter 'gets' your company? Here's how to vet a recruiter.
9 Leadership Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

9 Leadership Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

The most successful leaders know what they're good at and exploit it to the reach their fullest potential. Here's how to identify and reveal your hidden potential.
Tips for Overcoming Early HR Hurdles

Tips for Overcoming Early HR Hurdles

Of all the struggles you'll face as an entrepreneur, hiring, training and managing employees is one of the biggest. Here are some tips for clearing your startup's way of HR obstacles.
Memorable Management Blunders From 'The Office'

Memorable Management Blunders From 'The Office'

To mark the series finale of the popular NBC sitcom, here's a look back at a few of Michael Scott's not-so-shining moments as a boss.
How Young Entrepreneurs Can Rein in Their 'Toxic' Emotions

How Young Entrepreneurs Can Rein in Their 'Toxic' Emotions

When startup life gets tough, celebrity agent and psychology-book author Ken Lindner offers a few decisive tips for quelling your own killer emotions.

5 Parenting Skills That Make You Better at Running a Business

Ahead of Mother's Day, lessons from managing a family that use can use to manage your employees.

6 Tips for Building a Strong Founding Team

Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga on the value of putting together a strong team -- and how to keep it that way.
Blue, Green, Gold? How to Manage Employees by 'Color' Temperament

Blue, Green, Gold? How to Manage Employees by 'Color' Temperament

Authors Susan Geary and Anne Bulstrode provide a simple way for entrepreneurs to decipher employees' temperaments -- and how to handle them.
The Benefits of Unconventional Hiring Practices

The Benefits of Unconventional Hiring Practices

Why Aaron Muderick believes hiring more than 500 special needs employees is good for business.

5 Ways to Keep Your Ego in Check as a Young Entrepreneur

Student entrepreneur Michael Cauble on the importance of staying grounded.
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