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The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)

Here's what's slowing your team down at work.

7 Traits to Turn Good Managers Into Great Managers

At my core I believe that great managers have one job: to get the very best out of the people they manage. While that premise sounds simple, the execution is hard.

10 Stupid Things Bosses Say When They Fire People

If you unfortunately find yourself having to fire someone, steer clear of saying these unfortaunte things.

4 Unexpected Benefits of a Company Retreat

Whether you’re running a company of five or 500, changing pace with a retreat will re-energize your team, encourage cross-departmental collaboration and strengthen internal bonds.

How Watching the Movie 'Frozen' 1,000 Times Helped Me Build My Business

Inspiration to take a new tack comes from a fanciful source.

5 Unforgettable Leadership Qualities for Successful Entrepreneurs

Even the unpredictable, renegade entrepreneur needs to keep these fundamentals in mind in his or her journey for success.

Prepare for Family Leave Laws and Avoid Litigation Later

Laws mandating extended paid leaves are increasingly common and already prompting a surge in employee lawsuits.

4 Reasons Outsourcing Is No Longer a Dirty Word

Hiring freelancers and part-timers can be cost effective, efficient and less stressful that taking on full-time staff.

4 Tips on Managing Your Business Communications

Communication is deeply intertwined in an organization's culture, which is why it's crucial to keep good communication practices at the center of your business, no matter what industry you're in.

Angry Birds Maker Rovio to Cut Up to 130 Jobs

Company CEO: 'We have been building our team on assumptions of faster growth than have materialized.'

7 Ways to Turn Your Employees Into High Performers

Professional growth implies, yes--more money--but encompasses so much more. Here is how to help your employees grow and turn them into leaders.

How Gender Affects Team-Based Brainstorming Sessions

A news study suggests that making brainstorming activities competitive spurs men, but makes women less engaged.

The Secret to Happiness at Work Is the Right Job for Enough Money

Research reveals job turnover is immensely costly and people are more likely to quit over general dissatisfaction than pay.

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Working With a Virtual Assistant

Even though virtual assistants are meant to make an entrepreneur's life easier, founders can make mistakes working with them -- causing more headaches than good.

What the NFL's Toxic Achievers Can Teach You About the Workplace

Some talented and skilled individuals succeed in their area of expertise but create all kinds of problems due to their distorted view of themselves and others.

Being an Entrepreneur Means That Sometimes, You Just Have to Say No

It can be hard. But it’s a necessary evil.

Factor in These 7 Employee Costs Before You Start Bidding for That Star Hire

Employees see only the number on their paychecks but your bottom line is pinched much harder than just that.

10 Tips On Getting the Most Out of Business Meetings

Ensure your business meetings aren't a complete waste of time by implementing these 10 tips.

11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned

If it all sounds familiar by number six, stop reading and get busy on LinkedIn.

3 Ways to Build a Happy Staff That Wants to Win

Uniting different personalities can be tough. Here are some strategies that can help.

How I Scout Superstar Employees

As an entrepreneur, you're only as good as the talent you hire. Here's what you should keep in mind when hiring the best employees.

Why You Need to Stop Putting Your Sales Team on an Island

Although the sales team might have an independent agenda, making a few intentional changes can help you integrate it into the company and eliminate costly consequences.

The 3 Best Bosses You Will Ever Have

The best boss we've ever had is dear to our hearts and influenced our careers.

5 Steps for Becoming an Indispensable Leader

As a leader, being indispensable can make employees better, they drive revenue and maintain a sense of optimism around the office.

Motivate Your Employees in 3 Steps

No matter how much training or talent you have on your team, engagement is one of the most powerful tools any team member and business can have.
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