Managing Employees

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The Esquire Guy's Guide to Swearing in the Office

The Esquire guy can't shut the [bleep] up about profanity in the workplace.

Change Is Good. Now, How to Get Employees to Buy In

Employees often resist change, but good leaders can win their buy-in. Here's how.

4 Steps to Deal with an Employee's Substance Abuse Problem

If you suspect that an employee has a drug or alcohol addiction, here are four steps to help protect your business.

Would You Fire an Employee for Broadcasting an Internal Meeting?

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong fired an employee in front of 1,000 coworkers when the employee tried to photograph the boss during a company meeting, reports say.

4 Ways to Destroy Toxic Office Politics

When the workplace is filled with drama, employees and productivity suffer. Here are four ways to stomp out the politics and get back to work.

After $2.3 Billion Sale, Entrepreneur Shares the Secret to Growing His Business

Clay Mathile started managing Iams pet food when it was a $500,000 company. He sold the company for $2.3 billion. In his new book, he talks about the importance of letting go of control.

The Esquire Guy's Guide to Uncomfortable Conversations

What annoying office behaviors need correcting and how to approach the subject delicately.

3 Ways Teams Undermine Themselves

Make your teams more effective by avoiding these three common pitfalls.

Pushy Sales Reps and Unreliable Vendors: How to Survive in the Unpredictable World of Business

Green Bean salad-shop owner delves into how she handles dealing with unpredictable people.

How to Avoid Getting Burned When Hiring Friends

Newbie founders do it all the time: hire their friends. While it may work out smashingly, it could also fail miserably. Here's how to prevent the latter.

What You Aren't Measuring Could be Killing Your Company

To know where you're going, it often helps to know where you've been. Here's how to measure your startup's performance.

Owning Your Mistakes and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

Read how to lead by example when you fail, how to benefit from stress, how to reinvigorate your team during the summer and more.

3 Toxic Employees You Need to Fire Now

If you can't correct their bad behavior, there are three types of employees that have to go.

Why Tonight's All-Star Game Could Make You a Better Boss

Your employees often don't get the recognition they deserve. Here's how taking a single day to make them feel like an "all-star" can make all the difference.

Trust, Fairness, Respect: Qualities of a Good Boss and a Great Leader (Infographic)

Leadership style comes in all forms. See how yours stacks up with employees.

8 Keys to Award Winning Startup Customer Service

It's a mistake to only consider customer service as an afterthought. Here are the keys to creating a world-class response system at your startup.

Creative Octopus, Nervous Mouse, Compassionate Sloth: What's Your Inner-Office Animal? (Infographic)

Ever wondered what animal spirit best reflects your own? Check out this infographic.

Managing Millennials: More Magic Than Myth

Working with and managing millennials isn’t something to fear. The energetic and tech-savvy bunch is the future, and here’s how to deal with them.

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 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

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

Corporate creativity guru Erik Wahl offers three unconventional tactics to boost employee engagement.

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.
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