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How to Make Your Conference Calls Run Flawlessly

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.
Bringing on New Hires: Steer Clear of Disaster With These 6 Steps

Bringing on New Hires: Steer Clear of Disaster With These 6 Steps

Onboarding employees can be tricky, as often new hires feel left in the dust, resulting in less engagement at work. Here are six steps to ensure your hiring strategy is a success.
Millennial Misconceptions: How You're Totally Wrong About This Generation

Millennial Misconceptions: How You're Totally Wrong About This Generation

While millennials are often perceived as lazy, entitled and tech obsessed, research has shown otherwise. Here are the top three millennial myths and tips on how to manage this generation.
5 Steps to Getting Better Employee Feedback (Even If You Hate It)

5 Steps to Getting Better Employee Feedback (Even If You Hate It)

As an entrepreneur, feedback from your employees allows you to grow as a founder and lead your company down a successful path.
The 5 Habits You Have That Are Driving Your Employees Crazy

The 5 Habits You Have That Are Driving Your Employees Crazy

Those 4 a.m. Sunday emails will drive your employees crazy and have them running into your competition's arms. Here are the habits to ditch and how to fix them.
6 Ways a Leader Should Show Up

6 Ways a Leader Should Show Up

Taking the reins of a company is more than just running the show. As a leader of a business, how you show up contributes to the value you create for others.
Leadership Lessons You Won't Learn in a Book

Leadership Lessons You Won't Learn in a Book

While many business books tout answers to startup problems, entrepreneurs aren't going to learn everything in a hundred pages. Instead, they need to get out there and make it happen.
Please Offend Me: Why Candor Is the One Lever to Pull in 2014

Please Offend Me: Why Candor Is the One Lever to Pull in 2014

Stop beating around the bush. If you want employees to know where they stand at your company, you need to be honest.

What's in Your Backpack? 6 Must-Have Items Every Young Entrepreneur Should Have at the Ready

Between class assignments and expense reports, you likely have a lot on your mind. Faced with a similar predicament, here's how college trep Sarah Haselkorn keeps everything in order.

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