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17 Traits That Distinguish the Best Startup CEOs

Being a great leader requires more than just attention to detail. Keep these points in mind when taking your management up a notch -- or several.

Richard Feloni

· 5 min read

When It's Time to Fire the Productive

It is not only the unproductive, slack offs that deserve the axe. Sometimes companies have to let go of their star performer.

Adam Callinan

· 4 min read

Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees

Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock.

Laura Entis

· 3 min read

At Yahoo, a $42 Million Change of Heart

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer has given the boot to her second in command, Henrique de Castro, just a little over a year after pilfering the exec from rival Google.

Geoff Weiss

· 2 min read

How to Let Go of Employees With Love and Dignity

There is nothing worse than a firing or a layoff. But you can ease your employees' pain by acting with faith and love.

Sandi Krakowski

· 5 min read

How Hiring and Firing Employees Is Just Like Poker

When do you go 'all in' on talent or fold the hand you are dealt?

Adam Toren

· 4 min read

Dallas Police Chief Announces Firings on Twitter. Good Policy?

Every time police chief David Brown terminates an employee, he takes to Twitter and Facebook to share whom he fired and why.

Laura Entis

· 3 min read

Breaking Up With a Client: What to Say

If you need to end a business relationship, our experts have suggestions to make those difficult conversations go a little easier.

Amy S. Choi

· 5 min read

Should You Fire an Employee Who Lies?

5 factors to consider before handing over a pink slip because of a white lie.

Gwen Moran

· 3 min read

How to Fire Yourself With Grace When It's Time to Take Your Company to the Next Level

You might need to replace yourself as chief executive to grow your company in a big way. Here's how to help make a smoother transition to a professional manager.

Lindsay Broder

· 4 min read

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Letting an Employee Go

Every time you are tempted to fire an employee, use it as an opportunity to look in the mirror and learn. The fact that an employee isn't performing according to your expectations may not be his problem, but yours.

Lisa Girard

· 6 min read

When the Axe Swings, Your Worst Employees Will Outperform

Conventional wisdom suggests that companies have been able to maintain output with fewer employees because bosses took care to fire the worst workers and keep their stars. A new study is turning that logic on its head.

Ray Hennessey

· 3 min read