Managing Employees

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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.

Why Making Your Employees Happy Will Help Your Bottom Line

Engaged employees might be more prone to offer just the right touch to customers, boosting satisfaction all round. Consider job rotation as a workplace enhancement.

To Build a Top-Performing Team, Keep Your Stars Happy and Your Bench Inspired

A patient, systematic program to improve your underperformers is the quickest and least expensive way to improve company results.

The 5 Pitfalls of Decision-Making, and How to Avoid Them

It's important for leaders to set the 'organizational guardrails' that foster a single, uniformed direction.

5 Positive Ways to Constructively Critique Employees

The best way to tell somebody how to do better is to begin by telling them what they are doing well.

The 21-Day Desk-Free Challenge

A real estate executive realizes that by finding a perch to work inside each of her company's branch offices, she can be more effective and build more productive relationships.

How to Motivate Your Team to Want to Work for You

As the leader, barking orders, stealing the spotlight and enforcing your own agenda isn't the way to get employees excited about working with you.

Nearly 10 Percent of Americans Go to Work High, Study Finds

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel's recent comments about marijuana use at Twitter underscore a more widespread problem.

Why Good Employees Make Bad Decisions

Here are five of the most common, most concerning reasons that good judgment among teams can falter.

6 Tips to Keep in Mind When Hiring Your First Employees

Beyond running through the usual interview questions, pick up on these clues to find ideal candidates for the job.

5 Ways to Hire Someone Who's a Cultural Fit

Culture matters. Look for these qualities when taking on a new employee.

4 Ways to Start Preparing the Future Leaders of Your Organization Now

As we experience major demographic shifts in the workforce, it's important to adapt to the new generation of talent.

10 Things Exceptional People Say Every Single Day

Want to make a huge difference in another person's life? Your own life? Here are things you should say to your employees, colleagues, family members, friends, and everyone you care about.

When Employees Live a Company's Core Philosophies, Profits Follow

A 'transfer of ideas' must be done with care so each individual understands and appreciates the firm's values.

Employees Don't Think Their Bosses Can Hack It -- And Other Global Workforce Trends (Infographic)

A look at what employees care about the most in the workplace, how millennials are being misunderstood around the office and how leaders are perceived by their workers.

What Bad Managers, Good Managers and Great Managers Do

Our employees deserve great leaders who can work together to help everybody succeed and do what's best for their customers.

Why Your Workplace Wellness Program Is Unhealthy

A new study raises doubts about the advantages of initiatives to help lowers costs by improving employee health.

Are You a Spineless Business Owner Dominated By Your Staff?

An unpleasant experience with a former client and his dominating bookkeeper reminds us that the boss needs a backbone.

How a Warm Body Sometimes Can Be Worse Than Nobody at All

A business owner knows that an employee isn't successful at a job but isn't doing anything about it. What's the right way to proceed?

7 Ways to Say I Love You

Simple expressions of thanks can go a long way toward instilling loyalty with staffers and customers.

What to Do When Your Employees Aren't Living Up to Expectations

When a staffer isn't meeting expectations, follow up with these concerted steps. In the process you might find ways to improve your leadership style.
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