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Why the Future of Work Is Already Here

Why the Future of Work Is Already Here

Skeptical of allowing employees to work remotely? Don't be. Here are five steps to getting started and getting more productivity from employees.
This Startup's Secret Sauce: Employees First, Customers Second

This Startup's Secret Sauce: Employees First, Customers Second

Dinner Lab, which hosts pop-up dinners in overlooked, underused spaces across the country, empowers its staff with an important sense of ownership.
Attention Entrepreneurs: Compromise, But Never Compromise Your Standards

Attention Entrepreneurs: Compromise, But Never Compromise Your Standards

A cautionary tale, and some questions to consider when collaborating and facing a major compromise.
How to Answer Questions Better Than Anyone Else

How to Answer Questions Better Than Anyone Else

Tips for providing answers and advice with confidence and without sounding like a jerk.
Want Your Business to Grow? Help Your Employees Succeed.

Want Your Business to Grow? Help Your Employees Succeed.

We’ve all heard the saying that 'a team is only as strong as its weakest link,' but the number of business leaders choosing to ignore this sentiment is staggering. Don't make this mistake.
Why Generations Clash at Work

Why Generations Clash at Work

Don't just blame the Millennials. The struggle between the status quo and young up-and-comers is ageless, and important.
How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

There are many moral and ethical questions business owners face on a regular basis. Is there a right way to do things?
5 Ways HR Technology Can Improve Performance Reviews

5 Ways HR Technology Can Improve Performance Reviews

With many unsatisfied with the current setup for giving feedback, find out how software can step into the breach.
5 Reasons Why Zero-Hour Contracts Are the Future of Work

5 Reasons Why Zero-Hour Contracts Are the Future of Work

Zero hour contracts, already common in UK and Europe, are likely to catch on in the US.
Can Video Games in the Office Make Employees More Productive?

Can Video Games in the Office Make Employees More Productive?

Hip startup employees have been known to enjoy digital entertainment at work, but does it actually have a positive effect on employees?
Rampant Bullying Found Across Workplaces

Rampant Bullying Found Across Workplaces

Physical or emotional harassment persists when no one speaks up or sets boundaries.
4 Management Traps to Avoid at All Costs

4 Management Traps to Avoid at All Costs

While every leadership style is different, every boss should steer clear of these negative traits.
Great CEOs Don't Whine … or Coddle

Great CEOs Don't Whine … or Coddle

If you want to lead a successful company, you need to teach by example and focus on the best traits, not the worst.
Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?

Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?

Here are four questions to consider as you debate instituting a paternity leave policy.
Why Do People Actually Quit Their Jobs? (Infographic)

Why Do People Actually Quit Their Jobs? (Infographic)

Lack of advancement, poor work-life balance and economics – here are the real deal breakers for employees.
Getting the Most From Your Interns -- and Giving Back in Return

Getting the Most From Your Interns -- and Giving Back in Return

The arrangement can result in a true learning experience on both sides.
6 Alternatives to Micromanaging Employees

6 Alternatives to Micromanaging Employees

Communicating goals and letting everyone know how their work contributes reduces the need to micromanage.
The 10 Questions Startups Need to Be Asking Potential Hires

The 10 Questions Startups Need to Be Asking Potential Hires

We asked entrepreneurs in the community for the best questions that they thought were not only interesting and creative, but also revealing.
5 Things Great Leaders Do Every Day

5 Things Great Leaders Do Every Day

These tips can help you lead effectively -- no matter what your management style.
Want to Be a Good Manager? Pick Up a Book.

Want to Be a Good Manager? Pick Up a Book.

Reading various publications, books and information on the web can help a manager better understand
9 Steps to Building and Coaching a Killer Team

9 Steps to Building and Coaching a Killer Team

Building a great pool of talent is crucial to your success as an entrepreneur. Here’s how to do it.
How a Former Denny's Waitress Amassed an Empire of Over 75 Denny's Locations

How a Former Denny's Waitress Amassed an Empire of Over 75 Denny's Locations

At age 16, Dawn Lafreeda began working at Denny's as a hostess. Three decades later, she's the largest single-owner franchisee in the system.
Good Leaders Persuade. They Don't Manipulate.

Good Leaders Persuade. They Don't Manipulate.

Manipulators are heard, but persuaders are believed because they are trusted, which results in a win-win.
The Simple Way to Find Out What Motivates Your Employees

The Simple Way to Find Out What Motivates Your Employees

Figuring out what will get your team in tip-top performance mode isn't rocket science. Here's how to do it.
2 Great Startup Tips From a Three-Time Public-Company CEO

2 Great Startup Tips From a Three-Time Public-Company CEO

Mitchell Kertzman gives his pointers about hiring talent and managing expenses for new business success.
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