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What the NFL's Toxic Achievers Can Teach You About the Workplace
Managing Employees

What the NFL's Toxic Achievers Can Teach You About the Workplace

Some talented and skilled individuals succeed in their area of expertise but create all kinds of problems due to their distorted view of themselves and others.
Paul White
11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned
Managing Employees

11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned

If it all sounds familiar by number six, stop reading and get busy on LinkedIn.
John Rampton
Nearly 10 Percent of Americans Go to Work High, Study Finds
Managing Employees

Nearly 10 Percent of Americans Go to Work High, Study Finds

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel's recent comments about marijuana use at Twitter underscore a more widespread problem.
Kate Rogers
5 Secrets of a Jerk-Free Workplace
Employees

5 Secrets of a Jerk-Free Workplace

It's just like obscenity. You can recognize jerks but the definition is hard to put into words. It's even harder to keep them out of your business.
Peter S. Cohan
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How to Deal with Employees Who Insist on Always Getting Their Way
Problem Employees

How to Deal with Employees Who Insist on Always Getting Their Way

Collaboration and cooperation, with a minimum of hierarchy, is the workplace ideal but sometimes you just have to be the boss.
John Boitnott
The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees
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The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees

It's important to remember that 'want' and 'deserve' don't always overlap.
Gael O'Brien
A-Rod Drama: 3 Tips for Managing Difficult Employees
Growth Strategies

A-Rod Drama: 3 Tips for Managing Difficult Employees

The Yankees have weathered the scandal brought on by their All Star third baseman. Here's how you can deal with problem employees, too.
Trevor Turnbull
Nightmare on Main Street: Workers That Can Sap Your Soul
Growth Strategies

Nightmare on Main Street: Workers That Can Sap Your Soul

A horror-story employee can turn a high-performing team into zombies. Here's how to recognize this familiar plot line.
Chris McIntyre
Make the Firing Process Easier
Growth Strategies

Make the Firing Process Easier

Firing an employee is likely low on your list of favorite tasks. These tips can help make this difficult situation as easy as possible for both you and the employee.
Chris McIntyre
Is an Office Vampire Draining Your Productivity?
Growth Strategies

Is an Office Vampire Draining Your Productivity?

Workplace vampires can quickly diminish the energy and time you could be using to run your business. Here, three ways to ward them off and get your company back on track.
Joey Faucette