Managing Employees

In Tennessee, Only Franchisees Can Be Held Accountable for Employees
Joint Employer

In Tennessee, Only Franchisees Can Be Held Accountable for Employees

As the joint employer battles causes waves throughout the franchise industry, a new Tennessee law affirms franchisor and franchisee employees as separate entities.
Kate Taylor
The Surprising Perk Employees Want That Costs the Company Nothing
Employee Morale

The Surprising Perk Employees Want That Costs the Company Nothing

Many startups offer free meals and ping-pong but employees most value open communication.
Matt Straz
Are You Prepared for That Cliff That Could Be Further Down the Road?
Business Planning

Are You Prepared for That Cliff That Could Be Further Down the Road?

Here are three things you should be doing right now to prepare for 2016.
Gene Marks
Want to Improve Office Morale? Recognize Good Work. (Infographic)
Managing Employees

Want to Improve Office Morale? Recognize Good Work. (Infographic)

Here are some of the best ways to acknowledge a job well done.
Nina Zipkin
Managing the Unmanageable: The 6 Most Common Types of Difficult Employees
difficult employees

Managing the Unmanageable: The 6 Most Common Types of Difficult Employees

You've met these people as co-workers. But now that you're in charge, what do you do about them?
Beth Miller
Why the CEO Needs to Be the 'Consistent Emotional Orchestrator'
Feelings

Why the CEO Needs to Be the 'Consistent Emotional Orchestrator'

Sincerely caring for the well-being of your team is a profound competitive advantage.
Greg Salsburg
For More Results, Make the Switch to a Minimalist Managerial Style
Managing Employees

For More Results, Make the Switch to a Minimalist Managerial Style

Effective leaders set the tone, point the direction and then mostly get out of the way.
Larry Alton
7 Secrets to Employee Happiness
Employee Morale

7 Secrets to Employee Happiness

For a company to be successful, employees need to want to push the needle forward. Here is how to ensure they are satisfied with their job.
Avoid These 5 Small-Business HR Mistakes
Managing Employees

Avoid These 5 Small-Business HR Mistakes

Not heeding these warnings can lead to costly mistakes, such as litigation and employee turnover.
Andre Lavoie
The 7 Golden Rules of Leadership
Leadership

The 7 Golden Rules of Leadership

Leaders who value their teams and aren't reluctant to share credit are the ones who achieve the most.
Marty Fukuda
How You Can Take a Vacation Without Your Business Falling Apart
Managing Remote Teams

How You Can Take a Vacation Without Your Business Falling Apart

Here are five steps to ensure your vacation time will be one of relaxation, not stress.
David and Carrie McKeegan
From an Extra Bedroom to 20 Stores and Counting: How Kendra Scott Created a Multimillion-Dollar Jewelry Empire
Grow Your Business

From an Extra Bedroom to 20 Stores and Counting: How Kendra Scott Created a Multimillion-Dollar Jewelry Empire

In 2002, Kendra Scott started a business selling handcrafted earrings door to door. Last year, Kendra Scott Design took in $75 million in revenue and is opening new locations across the country.
Laura Entis
For the Most Productive Workplace, Assign Employees the Work They Do Best
Employee Training

For the Most Productive Workplace, Assign Employees the Work They Do Best

Researchers are finding managers get much more from employees by playing to their strengths than trying to bolster their weaknesses.
Heather R. Huhman
How Pruning Can Help Build an Awesome Workplace Culture
Firing

How Pruning Can Help Build an Awesome Workplace Culture

Stay focused on your top performers, keep observant of those who aren't, and you'll be stronger for it over the long haul
Patrick Proctor