Managing Employees

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Why Over-Optimism Can Crush Your Company

While painting your startup in the best light can generate attention from the media and investors. Just be careful to not to start also believing the hype.

Inside 3 Inspiring Workplaces

Successful entrepreneurs take us on a tour of their amazing offices and explain how their work environment inspires creativity.

How to Create an Effective Office Romance Policy

You can't prevent love from blossoming at work, but you can manage how it affects your business. Here are five elements of a good office romance policy.

Redefining Love at Work: How to Foster a Sense of Connection

Why love can make your company more creative and productive, plus four tips to help you lead a more connected workplace.

How to Handle Emotional Outbursts at Work

From yelling to crying to laughing -- here's the triage plan for managing three big emotional flare-ups.

The 5 Employees Every Small Business Needs

It's critical to make sure each employee fulfills the right role needed for your company's overall success.

4 Tips for Overcoming the Top Challenge Young Entrepreneurs Face

If you thought finding funding was hard, here's one pain point that's making young entrepreneurs at large cringe.

What Really Motivates Employees? [Infographic]

Money isn't always the biggest motivator. Here's a look at what your employees really want.

4 Tips for Balancing Friendship and Business

Tech expert Prerna Gupta on the importance of keeping your team at a professional distance.

Young Boss? 5 Tips for Hiring Older Workers

Chuck Cohn launched Varsity Tutors at age 21, yet he still managed to successfully employ workers of all stripes. Here are his top hiring tips for young founders.

Why the Best Managers Ask the Most Questions

One easy technique can empower your employees to solve their own problems. Here are four exercises to get you asking more questions.

The Pros and Cons of Peer Review

Four things to consider to make peer reviews more effective.

What Your Desk Says About You

Understanding the personality clues behind what we keep on our desks.

Time Starved? How to Keep Meetings Short

Lengthy meetings can be the bane of ambitious business owners. Here's a plan for training employees to get to the point quickly and solve problems for you.

Whatever You Do, Don't Not Delegate: Tips for Cultivating Great Employees

Delegating is the second-hardest thing for an entrepreneur to do. The hardest is not delegating.

4 Management Lessons From a Company With Five CEOs

What your business can learn from a company with a very unconventional management structure.

4 Leadership Lessons From Abraham Lincoln

What small-business owners can learn about management and leadership from the 16th president.

Whatever You Do, Don't Not Delegate: 8 Tips for Cultivating Keen Employees

Delegating is the second-hardest thing for an entrepreneur to do. The hardest is not delegating.

How to Banish Holiday Stress

It's the busiest time of the year, follow these four ways to decompress now.

Nightmare on Main Street: Workers That Can Sap Your Soul

A horror-story employee can turn a high-performing team into zombies. Here's how to recognize this familiar plot line.

The 'Do Nothing' Approach to Leadership

In taking your startup to the next level and becoming the CEO, consider adopting this more unconventional management style.

Inside Employee Motivation: Does Money Really Make a Difference?

Encouraging the best from your team is more complicated than just paying more than the competition. Here, a look inside what really motivates employees.

Gary Vaynerchuk on Connecting With Employees on a Personal Level

The entrepreneur talks about the power of recognizing workers as individuals.

How to Earn Your Employees' Respect

Lessons from a CEO who worked his way up through the ranks.

3 Ways to Make Employee Gifts More Meaningful

How to go beyond the typical holiday bonus to reward employees.

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