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5 Ways to Hire Someone Who's a Cultural Fit

Culture matters. Look for these qualities when taking on a new employee.

How Small Changes in the Workplace Can Improve Your Sleeping Habits

Promoting healthy habits will help keep staffers mentally fresh, creative and motivated, avoiding the burnout and fatigue that comes with long-term shut-eye deprivation.

How to Create a Fun, Positive Company Culture in 7 Easy Steps

The leader's sincere interest in employees is the cornerstone of an uplifting company culture.

Keep a Fresh, Startup-Like Culture Alive With These 4 Strategies

Employees don't want to feel bogged down by processes and office politics. Try implementing these tactics to keep the innovation flowing.

Bosses Who Pick on One Employee Ruin Everyone's Productivity, Study Shows

Here's yet another reason to ban workplace bullying.

Your Office Isn't Big Enough for Clutter and Productivity

Employees waste time and money each year just by searching for misplaced items. It's time to clean up.

Cultivate Team Chemistry at Your Business With 3 Elements

Cultivating a community of employees who enjoy working together and proactively collaborate can be tough, but worth the effort.

6 Earthquake Preparedness Tips for Business Owners

Everything you need to know to protect yourself, your employees and your property in the event of an earthquake.

10 Startup Tips Learned the Hard Way

Be up front with customers about what you do and how much it will cost, and consider romantic relationships with co-workers very carefully.

Do You Need to Break Down the Cubicle Walls to Improve Performance?

The way your office is set up not only plays a role in company culture but also how employees function. Choose carefully.

Working Remotely or in the Field, Salespeople Still Need to be Part of Company Culture

Just because salespeople are often away from the office – either working remotely or in the field – doesn't mean they don't want to be involved in company culture. Here is how to make sure your salespeople don't feel isolated.

All Aboard? Aim for Perfect Employee Retention When Hiring.

If your company is expanding and adding new staffers, here's four steps to start them off on the right foot.

Irritating Office Vocab Got You Down? Here's Some Clever Jargon for You.

Banish awkward office buzzwords and use these instead.

4 Ways to Diffuse a Toxic Workplace

If your employees don't feel recognized for their work, don't get proper feedback and are overworked, your office will soon turn toxic.

How Crabby Bosses Ruin Company Culture

A leader's personality can have a huge impact on company culture. Make sure your leadership style isn't contributing to a negative work environment.

Culture That Counts -- 5 Ways to Dramatically Boost Employee Satisfaction

These elements (mostly) don't cost an employer a dime but may do wonders in warming up the office climate.

Applying What I Learned in Corporate Finance Improved My Startup's Culture

The button-down corporate world knows a lot about how to make a business work for the long term.

Feeling Unproductive? Blame Your Co-Workers.

A new study illustrates the contagious nature of unproductivity.

Your Startup Is Not Exempt From Dirty Office Politics

Rivalry and cliques are inevitable, unless we strive for better. Harmony, cooperation and fairness are only achieved by leadership.

How Leaders Can Cut the BS at Work and Address Real Issues

As you may know, avoiding the problem will only make things worse. Open the channels of communication with these tips.

Microsoft's Big Layoffs Lays Bare the Dangers of Cultural Change

Whether you run a small company or a large corporation, changing a culture should be done with care, or risk an implosion.

Rampant Bullying Found Across Workplaces

Physical or emotional harassment persists when no one speaks up or sets boundaries.

Has De-emphasizing Job Titles Empowered Zappos Workers?

By the end of this year, internal job titles will mean nothing at the billion-dollar startup. Has this shift strengthened Tony Hsieh's e-commerce empire?

8 Tips for Staying Healthy in an Open Office

Working in close quarters without walls can result in more than ease of collaboration. Here's how to ward off the sharing of germs and infections.

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