Leadership

8 Signs You Should Fire an Employee
Disciplining and Firing

8 Signs You Should Fire an Employee

Distinguishing an employee who needs help from an employee who has run out of chances is part of running your own business.
John Rampton
The 3 Tasks You Need Your Product Management Team to Do
Product Development

The 3 Tasks You Need Your Product Management Team to Do

Develop something that's unique. Just don't expect it to be perfect.
Agatha Kurjanowicz
What Makes Great Entrepreneurs Think Differently?
Thought Leaders

What Makes Great Entrepreneurs Think Differently?

Consider how these four founders think. You may be surprised how a simple change in perspective can open up so many new possibilities.
Brian Hughes
10 Unconventional Ways to Build Your Personal Brand
Personal Branding

10 Unconventional Ways to Build Your Personal Brand

Ever thought to target an influencer and build a relationship? Promote content directly? Call people on their bull****?
Sujan Patel
Marriott CEO to Trump: 'We Should Keep the Welcome Mat Out'
Leadership

Marriott CEO to Trump: 'We Should Keep the Welcome Mat Out'

'Disprove your critics,' he tells the president elect.
Nina Zipkin
Taking Command: The Crew Is Only as Good as the Captain
Leadership

Taking Command: The Crew Is Only as Good as the Captain

There were only good sailors on the USS Montpelier, but a new commander was needed to make them a great crew.
Ron LaSalvia
Before Offering Feedback Consider If You're Trying to Teach a Pig to Sing
peer feedback

Before Offering Feedback Consider If You're Trying to Teach a Pig to Sing

Feedback -- giving it, ducking it, getting it, ignoring it -- can be a dicey situation. Ask yourself these questions before going there.
Phil La Duke
5 Things Being a Marine Taught Me About Being an Entrepreneur
Make More Happen

5 Things Being a Marine Taught Me About Being an Entrepreneur

No, it's not the combat skills that transfer to startups. It's what the Corps teaches about planning, people and pivoting that this veteran applies to his business.
Kevin Dougherty
10 Ways Bosses Who Make Nice Bring Out the Best in Their Employees
Managing Employees

10 Ways Bosses Who Make Nice Bring Out the Best in Their Employees

Authoritarians often get ahead in business but leave a toxic work environment in their wake.
Sherry Gray
Get 'Insights: Reflections From 101 of Yale's Most Successful Entrepreneurs' eBook Free for a Limited Time
Success

Get 'Insights: Reflections From 101 of Yale's Most Successful Entrepreneurs' eBook Free for a Limited Time

What if you could sit with the founders of successful companies and discover the secrets to their success?
TradePub
24 Hours on the 'USS Stennis': Why I Committed to Hiring Veterans
Military Veterans

24 Hours on the 'USS Stennis': Why I Committed to Hiring Veterans

Entrusting your company to talented veterans can put you on the path to victory.
Michael Gleason
4 Ways Effective Leaders Deal With Incompetent People
Leadership Skills

4 Ways Effective Leaders Deal With Incompetent People

Paradoxically, the weakest members of the team can improve the rest of the team.
Thuy Sindell and Milo Sindell
5 Words That Motivate Employees to Achieve More
Managing Employees

5 Words That Motivate Employees to Achieve More

When employees know the direction they can achieve even more than they thought possible.
Glenn Llopis