Managing Teams

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The Secret to Building a Successful Startup? Finding the Right Team.

Entrepreneurs know the secret to success is hiring the right team to execute their vision. Here are five tips to keep in mind during the hiring process.

3 Leadership Traits That Transcend Skills and Experience

Being a great leader does not require you to be the best at your job. Understanding these three attributes can help you manage your teams more effectively.

5 Tools That Keep Team Communications Untangled

Synchronizing a creative team is a challenge but remarkably effective software is available to keep everyone in touch.

7 Traits to Turn Good Managers Into Great Managers

At my core I believe that great managers have one job: to get the very best out of the people they manage. While that premise sounds simple, the execution is hard.

How to Make Hiring Less of a Headache

Teamwork makes the dream work. When the right talent is working together, magic can happen -- but only if you know how to spot greatness and hire it.

3 Personality Types That Can Make the Startup Rollercoaster a Bumpy Ride

From the thrill seekers to the onlookers, entrepreneurs need to pay attention to the different types of people looking to join their team. Here are three types to focus on.

4 Secrets to Cultivating a Winning Team Gleaned From Pro Football

Building a team doesn't come naturally, yet we humans accomplish little working alone.

This Business Thrives Working 4 Days a Week Without Bosses, Email or Meetings

Imagine a company where every weekend is three days and no one ever interrupts your work to discuss your progress.

To Build Your Strongest Team, Don't Hire Your Clones

Successful teams comprise people as varied as the challenges facing your business.

Motivate Your Employees in 3 Steps

No matter how much training or talent you have on your team, engagement is one of the most powerful tools any team member and business can have.

To Build a Top-Performing Team, Keep Your Stars Happy and Your Bench Inspired

A patient, systematic program to improve your underperformers is the quickest and least expensive way to improve company results.

Multitasking Is a Myth. Harness the Power of Focus to Achieve Extraordinary Results.

Doing a lot of things often results in not getting any one thing done. There is exhilarating clarity in concentrating, without distraction, on a single, major goal.

Climbing a Mountain, Whether Real or Figurative, Requires Calculated Risks

You have to navigate potentially dangerous terrain to reach your goals and build success.

People Prefer Robot Bosses, Study Shows

A recent study from MIT took a look at the efficiency of robot/human team work.

4 Hiring Techniques Needed to Build a Stellar Team

Successful entrepreneurs hire for the long run -- not just for today -- avoiding the temptation to settle for people who aren’t 'A' players.

4 Ways to Manage Remote Employees

With more people working remotely, entrepreneurs and executives need to adjust their management style. Here are a few tips to get you started.

The 2 Words Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

Eliminate this destructive phrase every day to increase your focus and productivity.

How to Make Your Conference Calls Run Flawlessly

Without face-to-face contact, it’s difficult to manage the conversation, navigate complex issues or deal with difficult personalities in the group. The good news is there are specific techniques you can use to improve these calls.

6 Alternatives to Micromanaging Employees

Communicating goals and letting everyone know how their work contributes reduces the need to micromanage.

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.

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the World Cup

Much like the teams, the games and the fans, there are lessons learned that can be applied to the life of an entrepreneur.

The Science Behind Why Small Teams Work More Productively

A look inside Jeff Bezos’ two pizza rule and what you can learn from it.

What Being a VC Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

After working at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, entrepreneur Louis Beryl dishes on what he learned about running a business from investors.

7 Tips for Hiring the Team Your Startup Needs to Succeed

Finding top talent is hard, assembling top talent into a harmonious, effective team is harder still. Patience, instinct and humility help a lot.

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