Managing Teams

News and Articles About Managing Teams

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.

What 4 Little Letters Can Tell You About Your Team

There has a lot written about managing teams but perhaps entrepreneurs need to just focus on a simple assessment.

Finding the Right Team to Lead Your Startup to Success

Every successful company has an equally successful team behind it. The first step is to build and foster a team that can drive your business to the next level.

Need to Privately Instant Message Your Entire Team at a Conference? Try This Slick App

Serial entrepreneur Scott Gerber says you need this free, ultra-convenient mobile messaging app to seamlessly keep in touch with large groups at events.

The Leadership Style That Will Bring a Startup Long-Term Success

This leadership approach is the secret to beating the 'founders can’t scale' curse.

Managing People Is an Art: 32 Ways to Do it Right.

Some of the small-business owners honored during National Small Business Week share their best strategies for running a cohesive and efficient staff.

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.

7 Must-Know Tips for Managing Your Millennial Sales Team

Generation Y workers tend to be motivated in very specific ways. Do you know effective strategies for coaxing their best results?

To Be Results Focused, Stop Focusing On Results

Too often, entrepreneur and managers try to force profitably, resulting in little change to the bottom line. Instead, they should approach it organically.

Dealing With Feelings: How to Be an Emotionally-Aware Leader

When an entrepreneur (or executive) is more in tune with their employees' emotions, they are better able to balance the workforce, complete day-to-day work and innovate.

Want Your Business to Be a Success? Set Your Employees Up to Succeed.

A company can boost performance between 20 and 30 percent by implementing a positive culture.

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