Managing Employees

Wherever You Pitch Your Business, Remember, People Come First
Customer Service

Wherever You Pitch Your Business, Remember, People Come First

Both entrepreneurs and competition judges focus too much on the product, forgetting that customers and staff are more important.
Steve VanderVeen
Pump Up Your Team by Encouraging Employees to Visualize Their Success
Managing Employees

Pump Up Your Team by Encouraging Employees to Visualize Their Success

Visualization is proven technique for athletes to amp up their performance. It works just as well in the office.
Heather R. Huhman
4 Ways to Be the Boss Employees Want to Work For
Managing Employees

4 Ways to Be the Boss Employees Want to Work For

Gratitude for the good work employees do and constructive criticism when needed are the keys to being the boss everybody is hoping to have.
Jacqueline Whitmore
3 Crazy Interview Questions to Help Identify Top Sales Talent
Hiring Tips

3 Crazy Interview Questions to Help Identify Top Sales Talent

Hiring top sales talent is never easy but injecting a little fun and creativity into the interview process can help you secure ideal candidates.
David Priemer
4 Ways to Make a Business-Model Shift Seamless
Business Model

4 Ways to Make a Business-Model Shift Seamless

A business-model transition impacts everyone involved in the company's mission. Here is how to make it less stressful.
Margaret Craig
How to Finesse the 4 Biggest Workplace Distractions
Productivity

How to Finesse the 4 Biggest Workplace Distractions

The Internet, social media and mobile devices drive productivity. They are also huge distractions. The solution requires a deft touch, not a hard line.
Matt Straz
3 Critical Lessons 'The Walking Dead' Taught Me About Startups
Startup Basics

3 Critical Lessons 'The Walking Dead' Taught Me About Startups

The hit AMC show is more than just a zombie flick. It teaches us a few management lessons that we must not forget.
Yoav Vilner
Here Are 3 Unorthodox Techniques for Learning Leadership Skills
Leadership Qualities

Here Are 3 Unorthodox Techniques for Learning Leadership Skills

If you want to stretch your capabilities, step away from the traditional leadership library and consider these exercises.
Lief Morin
The 80/20 Rule Is True for What's Holding You Back, Too
Business Management

The 80/20 Rule Is True for What's Holding You Back, Too

It's a truism that 20 percent of your efforts yield 80 percent of your results. Now consider what, or who, is causing 80 percent of your problems.
Dixie Gillaspie
How Technology Can Help You Manage Business at the Speed of Your People
Managing Employees

How Technology Can Help You Manage Business at the Speed of Your People

The tools you use can either help or hinder your employee's drive and creativity, so think critically about what your goals are.
Adriaan van Wyk
Lessons on Leadership Inspired by 'American Sniper'
Leadership

Lessons on Leadership Inspired by 'American Sniper'

Leadership is not a popularity contest or the thrill of being in charge but a commitment to the team and the organization.
Jason Forrest
Why Startups Need Leaders, Not Bosses
Ask the Expert

Why Startups Need Leaders, Not Bosses

There's no place where strong leadership is needed more than in a hectic startup environment in which the odds are most stacked against you, and Herculean efforts to gain and maintain traction are required daily, not quarterly
Robert Reffkin
Companies That Are 'Best Places to Work' Share These 3 Things
Human Resources

Companies That Are 'Best Places to Work' Share These 3 Things

How can employers be sure their organization is deemed a great place to work by employees -- even if they've yet to be officially recognized for it?
Andre Lavoie
5 Standout Ways to Transform Underperformers Into Superb Employees
Managing Employees

5 Standout Ways to Transform Underperformers Into Superb Employees

Don't abandon hope. Low-performing employees can become high achievers with these techniques.
Heather R. Huhman