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7 Deadly Sins of Business Meetings

7 Deadly Sins of Business Meetings

Meetings can yield better results if company leaders provide focus -- and a little creativity.
How to Create Your Own Dream Team in Business

How to Create Your Own Dream Team in Business

Before the 'Fab 5' there was the 'Magnificent 7.' Olympian Dominique Moceanu was part of that original team, which won the very first gold medal for U.S. Women Gymnastics. Here are her team-building tips.
Can You Be a Tough Boss Without Being a Jerk?

Can You Be a Tough Boss Without Being a Jerk?

Four rules to avoid crossing the line from tough to mean.
How to Become a Better Leader

How to Become a Better Leader

Four tips to help you better understand yourself and others in your business.
Olympic Training Tips for Coaching Employees to Greatness

Olympic Training Tips for Coaching Employees to Greatness

Just as Olympians need great coaches to reach their highest potential, your high-performing employees need coaching to do the same. Here's how to get started.
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Are You Surrounded by "Yes" People? 3 Steps to Straight Talk

Tips for making your team feel comfortable to tell you what you need to hear, instead of only what they think you want to hear.
Finally, Guidance on Employer Social-Media Policies

Finally, Guidance on Employer Social-Media Policies

A federal agency for labor practices offers long-awaited guidance to employers on social-media guidelines at work.
Need Help Retaining Employees? Some Apps for That

Need Help Retaining Employees? Some Apps for That

Social media-style programs give workers public kudos when they go above and beyond. Consider these employee rewards-and-recognition apps.
How to Give Employees Independence Without Losing Control

How to Give Employees Independence Without Losing Control

Every business owner knows how to wear a lot of hats. But at some point you have to stop being a control freak. With a nod to Independence Day, here are three tips to empower your team's ideas.
Richard Branson on When Workers Rebel Against a New Manager

Richard Branson on When Workers Rebel Against a New Manager

Second-guessing a newly hired manager can be tricky business. The British billionaire offers advice on how he works with managers.
Gordon Ramsay's Lessons for Motivating a Sales Team

Gordon Ramsay's Lessons for Motivating a Sales Team

The celebrity chef knows how to rev up his staff to perform at their best. Here are seven lessons from the season premiere of Fox's 'MasterChef.'
Telltale Signs You Have a Workplace Bully

Telltale Signs You Have a Workplace Bully

How to spot and stop an office bully from chasing away talent -- and damaging your small business.
An Entrepreneur Reflects on His Roles as Father and Founder

An Entrepreneur Reflects on His Roles as Father and Founder

Fatherhood often has an impact on a man's management style. Here are one dad's views on the similarities and differences of being a dad and being a boss.
How to Sell Your Startup's Long-Term Vision

How to Sell Your Startup's Long-Term Vision

Three tips for motivating your employees and investors to buy into the big picture.
How to Make Sure Company Secrets Stay When Employees Move On

How to Make Sure Company Secrets Stay When Employees Move On

Measures you can take to stop proprietary data from leaving with your workers.
When Employees Become the Competition

When Employees Become the Competition

It could happen in nearly any company: Employees sometimes go into business for themselves. It's so American it makes apple pie look suspect.
Tech Tools for Keeping a Digital Eye on Employees

Tech Tools for Keeping a Digital Eye on Employees

These apps and services can help you monitor your staff -- and do it legally.
3 Tips for Legally and Ethically Monitoring Employees Online

3 Tips for Legally and Ethically Monitoring Employees Online

A look at the benefits and pitfalls of following your workers' digital footprints.
5 Business Conversations to Have Today

5 Business Conversations to Have Today

Welcome to the 'We Economy.' It's time for people to navigate change and create a positive work environment where everyone works as a team to achieve goals.
New CEO Success Buzzword: 'Openness'

New CEO Success Buzzword: 'Openness'

Openness, transparency and employee empowerment have become key to business success, a survey of global CEOs say. Social media can help you unlock it.
When Facebook's 'Like' Pushes the Wrong Button with Employers

When Facebook's 'Like' Pushes the Wrong Button with Employers

Clicking the 'Like' button on a business, brand, organization or person's official Facebook Page may be grounds for dismissal.
Seven Tech Tools for Fighting Retail Crime

Seven Tech Tools for Fighting Retail Crime

Store owners can choose from a greater variety of tools to try to prevent theft by both shoplifters and employees.
Should You Be the Leader of Your Small Business?

Should You Be the Leader of Your Small Business?

Some entrepreneurs are born to start businesses, but not all of them can inspire greatness in the ranks. Here's how to tell if you're really cut out for leadership.
The Five Things Employees Really Want

The Five Things Employees Really Want

The recent 'Undercover Boss' episode on Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen showed exactly what workers really want from their employer. Here's a hint: It's not a raise.
Seven Ways to Get Your Unmotivated Workers Off Their Butts

Seven Ways to Get Your Unmotivated Workers Off Their Butts

Here are some tips for getting workers fired up and raring to achieve your company's goals.

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