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Money Is Nice, But It's Not Enough to Motivate Employees
Motivation and Retention

Money Is Nice, But It's Not Enough to Motivate Employees

Sure, there are superstars who will do amazing work without your input, but that's not how most people are.
Doug and Polly White
7 Ways Quality Boosts Business That Quantity Can't Match
Grow Your Business

7 Ways Quality Boosts Business That Quantity Can't Match

Whether sales leads, social media fans or employees, quality is the entrepreneur's friend. Quantity often just masks a problem.
John Boitnott
Why It's Smart to Treat Your Employees Like Your Best Customers
Managing Employees

Why It's Smart to Treat Your Employees Like Your Best Customers

Businesses that value employee satisfaction have no problems keeping their customers happy.
Matt Straz
4 Ways to Reignite the Flame With Burned Out Employees
Managing Employees

4 Ways to Reignite the Flame With Burned Out Employees

Bring back that new hire enthusiasm with these tips.
Andre Lavoie
Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Make Reducing Workplace Stress a Priority
Emotional Intelligence

Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Make Reducing Workplace Stress a Priority

Leaders are wise to pay attention to how their team bears up to the demands of the job. Different people respond and cope differently to stress.
Daphne Mallory
Why Paying a Living Wage Is Smart Business
Wages

Why Paying a Living Wage Is Smart Business

Low wages and skimpy benefits are no bargain if good employees can't afford to keep working for you.
Hari Ravichandran
The Fine Line Between What You Do and Don't Owe Employees
Managing Employees

The Fine Line Between What You Do and Don't Owe Employees

As their employer, here are four things you are expected to give to your workers, and four you aren't.
Andre Lavoie
6 Ways to Build a More Cohesive Team
Team-building

6 Ways to Build a More Cohesive Team

Small but thoughtful initiatives to enhance communication and avert tensions can significantly improve your team's results.
Jacqueline Whitmore
6 Must-Do Steps to Ensure New Employees Start on the Right Foot
Hiring

6 Must-Do Steps to Ensure New Employees Start on the Right Foot

If you haven't put much thought or effort into your onboarding process in the past, the following tips will ensure that your relationship starts out on solid ground from day one.
Eric Siu
Facts and Fallacies in the Engagement and Retention of High-Potential Leaders
Motivation and Retention

Facts and Fallacies in the Engagement and Retention of High-Potential Leaders

Next time you want to engage an important employee, use this on-the-job approach.
Stephen Hrop
Reduce Turnover in Customer Service With These 3 Tips
Customer Service

Reduce Turnover in Customer Service With These 3 Tips

Here's how to keep your best consumer-facing employees.
Max Yoder
4 Reasons You Need to Embrace Transparency in the Workplace
Transparency

4 Reasons You Need to Embrace Transparency in the Workplace

Companies have found success, both with employees and customers, by sharing information.
Andre Lavoie
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