Managing Employees

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
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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
The 4 Levels of Organizational Alignment
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The 4 Levels of Organizational Alignment

For the best results, leaders must aim to have their teams functioning like the best sports franchises.
Andre Lavoie
Amazon's Jeff Bezos Opens Line of Communication with Employees In Wake of Damning Article About Company Culture
Amazon

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Opens Line of Communication with Employees In Wake of Damning Article About Company Culture

The article described Amazon as a brutal workplace where unrelenting criticism, crying in cubicles and sleepless nights are the norm.
Nina Zipkin
How to Retain Millennial Employees Through Workplace Equity
Employee Retention

How to Retain Millennial Employees Through Workplace Equity

If you want to retain top talent, focus on establishing a culture with ample professional development opportunities, that empowers instead of commands, and that serves as a platform for innovation and intrapreneurship.
Jill Schiefelbein
How 6 Months Paternity Leave Made Me a Better Entrepreneur
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How 6 Months Paternity Leave Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

You haven't set your company up very well if it can't survive you being out of the office a while getting to know your new baby.
Hampus Jakobsson
When Doing Right Turns Out to Be Very Wrong
Entrepreneurship

When Doing Right Turns Out to Be Very Wrong

Zirtual, Gravity Payments and Zappos all have one thing in common: the danger of good intentions.
Ray Hennessey
The Unique Cultures of 10 Hugely Successful Companies
Company Culture

The Unique Cultures of 10 Hugely Successful Companies

The companies that rise to the top of their industries invariably show their teams that each employee is respected and valued.
Peter Daisyme
Are Millennials Wreaking Havoc on Employers? Or Vice Versa?
Millennials

Are Millennials Wreaking Havoc on Employers? Or Vice Versa?

They regularly leave jobs and want their managers to be their friends. What's an employer to do?
George Deeb
5 Lessons From 5 Years of Managing Remote Workers
Remote Workers

5 Lessons From 5 Years of Managing Remote Workers

Before you jump on the remote-employee bandwagon, there are a few things you'll want to consider to make the transition as smooth as possible.
Eric Siu
Congrats on That Big Promotion. Here's How to Prevent It From Ruining Your Work-Life Balance.
Control What You Can

Congrats on That Big Promotion. Here's How to Prevent It From Ruining Your Work-Life Balance.

With increased responsibility comes the ability to delegate and organize your schedule in a more effective manner.