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The 15 Practices of Outstanding Leaders
Leadership

The 15 Practices of Outstanding Leaders

You need to engage and inspire the people you work with to go above and beyond what is being asked of them -- because they want to.
Stephen Key
How Office Politics Can Tank Your Small Company
Conflict

How Office Politics Can Tank Your Small Company

When you are trying to grow your business, you want to focus on the business itself, not internal conflicts.
Beth Miller
The Top Thing Employees Want From Their Bosses, and It's Not a Promotion
Managing Employees

The Top Thing Employees Want From Their Bosses, and It's Not a Promotion

A performance bonus here or a catered lunch there are sure to be welcome with open arms, but they aren't what employees value most in the workplace.
Andre Lavoie
Onboarding: 5 Steps to Get New Salespeople Up to Speed
Managing Employees

Onboarding: 5 Steps to Get New Salespeople Up to Speed

The first day on the job is just the beginning.
Dave Mattson
5 Employee Types You Should Recognize to Enhance Your IT Security Policies
Security

5 Employee Types You Should Recognize to Enhance Your IT Security Policies

From "Mr. Feet on the Ground" to "Ms. Head in the Cloud," these employee personalities help you find the holes in your system.
Tom Smith
After Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction, Heartbroken Fans Ask for Time Off of Work
Managing Employees

After Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction, Heartbroken Fans Ask for Time Off of Work

Would you give an employee compassionate leave to mourn the departure of pop star Zayn Malik?
Kate Taylor
Apple's Tim Cook on Leadership: 'The Most Important Data Points Are People'
Leadership

Apple's Tim Cook on Leadership: 'The Most Important Data Points Are People'

Cook, who took over for Steve Jobs in 2011, stresses that CEOs need to make swift decisions.
Laura Entis
3 Things Shared by Top Performing Teams, Whether on the Field or in the Office
Leadership

3 Things Shared by Top Performing Teams, Whether on the Field or in the Office

Those who perform at an extremely high level understand the importance of teamwork and culture.
Matt Mayberry
Should You Invest in Techies or Train Non-Technical Employees?
Managing Employees

Should You Invest in Techies or Train Non-Technical Employees?

When it comes to sourcing tech talent, here's what you need to consider.
Asha Saxena
Why the First Interview Should Never Be the Last
Interviewing

Why the First Interview Should Never Be the Last

Here are three more interviews for getting to know your best talent even better and remembering why they were such a great pick in the first place.
Matt Straz
4 Ways to Make Middle Managers Better Leaders
Leadership

4 Ways to Make Middle Managers Better Leaders

Don't treat middle managers like forgotten middle children. Here are some ways to improve middle leadership, engagement and satisfaction.
Heather R. Huhman
Work-Life Compatibility: Why and How Leaders Should Promote It
Employee Training

Work-Life Compatibility: Why and How Leaders Should Promote It

Offering your employees optional workshops on stress management, personal finance and work-life balance could be a smart move for business owners.
Marty Fukuda
10 Ways to Have Better Check-Ins With Your Employees
Meetings

10 Ways to Have Better Check-Ins With Your Employees

To ensure one-on-one meetings are productive, managers need to maximize their time while also providing information employees can use.
Craig Cincotta
Big Companies That Embrace Intrapreneurship Will Thrive
Innovation

Big Companies That Embrace Intrapreneurship Will Thrive

Without innovation, enterprises get too "comfortable" with past successes, and eventually go out of business.
George Deeb