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10 Surprisingly Useful Business Tips From a Parody Twitter Account

Want to your kick management skills into warp speed? Here are some great business tips, courtesy of the wacky world of Twitter.

5 Ways to Avoid Miscommunication With Your Employees

Sometimes we set ourselves up for defeat when trying to effectively communicate with other people. Here's some advice.

30 Secrets to Hiring the Right People

Entrepreneur.com reached out to the honorees of National Small Business Week and asked them to share their best advice for hiring quality employees.

Determining Your Entrepreneur Style and Getting Past Your Business Blind Spots

Are you a controller, innovator, nurturer, or 'systemizer?' Determining your brain type can help you recognize and address the blind spots holding you back from your true potential.

Welcoming New Team Players (After Their Startup Joined Yours)

During the transition following an acquisition, employee nerves can become frayed. Here's how to stave off the jealousy, resentfulness and disenchantment of existing staff.

Here's How to Foster Leadership on All Levels

While some entrepreneurs may be reluctant to expand leadership positions, if done correctly, it can be beneficial to employees and the company as a whole.

What Lessons You Should Learn When You Fire Someone

No one likes to let someone go. But, when you do, make sure you are using it as a learning experience for leadership.

When is a Leave of Absence an Appropriate ADA Accommodation?

As part of the law, you may have to let employees take some time off. Here are three questions to ask when making your decision.

Turns Out It Is Illegal to Force Employees to Be Positive

We all want positive employees. But employer policies that mandate that attitude now are unlawful.

The Email Digest: The Key to Making Your Company Smarter

Having an effective daily email digest will help you and your colleagues stay informed in this fast-moving world, while also saving your inboxes.

How the Advice of the Past Can Save Us Now

On the 60th anniversary of Peter Drucker's business classic, its concepts are still debated along with W. Edwards Deming's quality circles.

Why Inclusive Workplaces Drive More Innovation and Better Performance

Four key leadership behaviors can predict whether employees feel engaged, according to a new report studying six countries released today by Catalyst.

Unlimited Paid-Time Off? Seriously? How to Make It Work.

We know what you're thinking: Employees would abuse such a system. But it can work with three critical factors.

What's More Important to Give Employees: A Gift Card or a Pat on the Back?

For employee success to ensue, businesses need to motivate and encourage their team. But how should the go about it: recognition or compensation?

Like Other Parts of Your Business, Creativity Needs to Be Cultivated

Here are 4 ways entrepreneurs can foster a culture where new ideas more easily bloom.

How Early-Stage Startups Can Attract Seasoned Executives

While startups need the enthusiasm of fresh-faced hires, they also need the knowledge of veteran executives.

5 Essential Traits of a Great Internship Program

From strategy to compliance, internship programs are more complicated than just having a student make copies and get your lunch for you. Here's what you need to know to get it right.

My Biggest Mistake: Relying on a Resume

You have heard the saying, 'don't judge a book by its cover.' Here is why you shouldn't judge a person by her resume.

How to Manage Employees When They're On the Road

When you’re managing road warriors, paying attention to these key issues can increase their engagement and effectiveness.

Want to Nab Top, Young Talent? Millennial-Proof Your Office.

Millennial-proofing your office, like, goes so beyond ping-pong tables and yoga classes.

4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee

Know the rules, provide evidence and conduct the termination in a thoughtful and caring manner.

3 Things Video Games Can Teach You About Being a Better Business Leader

In this video, tech expert Veronica Belmont shares some important business takeaways from the world of gaming.

The Ethics Coach on Handling Social Media Attacks

How do you respond when an employee lashes out on Twitter?

What to Do When Your Company Is In Full-On Crisis Mode

Professional coach and Entrepreneur.com contributor Lindsay Broder on what you need to keep in mind when managing a startup -- and a team -- through a rough patch.

3 Lessons Learned From Hiring the Wrong Person

For a small startup, often passion can be more valuable than skills, as mindset can’t be taught but capabilities can.
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