Managing Employees

The Bruce Jenner Story and the Crisis of Identity at Work
Faith

The Bruce Jenner Story and the Crisis of Identity at Work

Business leaders need to understand individual crises within their workforce and work to limit judgment and shame.
Sandi Krakowski
Why Tesla Employees Fear Elon Musk, According to One of the Company's Co-Founders
Elon Musk

Why Tesla Employees Fear Elon Musk, According to One of the Company's Co-Founders

Working under a leader that's as eccentric, brilliant and intense as Musk is sure to come with its fair share of challenges and benefits.
Lisa Eadicicco
Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Make Reducing Workplace Stress a Priority
Emotional Intelligence

Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Make Reducing Workplace Stress a Priority

Leaders are wise to pay attention to how their team bears up to the demands of the job. Different people respond and cope differently to stress.
Daphne Mallory
How to Manage Employee Trial Periods for a Virtual Team
Virtual Teams

How to Manage Employee Trial Periods for a Virtual Team

Introducing new team members into a virtual organization has its challenges so by creating a well-designed probationary period, you can ensure the fit is right -- for both the employee and the company.
David and Carrie McKeegan
The Fine Line Between What You Do and Don't Owe Employees
Managing Employees

The Fine Line Between What You Do and Don't Owe Employees

As their employer, here are four things you are expected to give to your workers, and four you aren't.
Andre Lavoie
Employees Are Happier at Work, But Plan to Quit Anyway
Employee Retention

Employees Are Happier at Work, But Plan to Quit Anyway

Record numbers of people like their jobs, but think they'd like a different one even better.
Anne Fisher
Looks Like Zappos' Self-Management System Isn't for Everyone
Managing Employees

Looks Like Zappos' Self-Management System Isn't for Everyone

Nearly 14 percent of the company's workforce accepted buyouts following its move to 'Holacracy' in 2013.
Richard Feloni
Never Lose Your Overachiever Culture
Motivation

Never Lose Your Overachiever Culture

It might seem counterintuitive, but self-imposed limitations can unlock magic when applied properly to a team, a product or the business as a whole.
Nick Francis
Unhappy Workers Cost the U.S. Up to $550 Billion a Year (Infographic)
Infographics

Unhappy Workers Cost the U.S. Up to $550 Billion a Year (Infographic)

Investing money in improving company culture is often seen as frivolous. But it shouldn't be.
Catherine Clifford
If Your Office Resembles 'The Office' Consider Better Communications Software
Office Tech

If Your Office Resembles 'The Office' Consider Better Communications Software

An examination of how better office tech might aid fictional office managers reveals the real-life advantages of integrating communications.
Brian Ferguson
Why You Should Supercharge Your Workplace With Gamification
Gamification

Why You Should Supercharge Your Workplace With Gamification

Not everyone is passionate about their work but everyone loves a good game.
Aaron Orendorff
7 Ways Toxic Managers Stifle Employee Motivation and Productivity
Managing Employees

7 Ways Toxic Managers Stifle Employee Motivation and Productivity

Collaboration, communication and respect are the modern management norm but not every boss has gotten the memo.
Kristin Marquet
Hard-Earned Lessons From Building a Remote Culture
Managing Remote Teams

Hard-Earned Lessons From Building a Remote Culture

While the benefits of working on a remote team can be tremendous, being successful requires radical commitment from your team's leadership.
Nick Francis