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If Your Potential Managers Don't Have These 7 Skills, Don't Promote Them
Management Lessons

If Your Potential Managers Don't Have These 7 Skills, Don't Promote Them

An alarming 82 percent of the time, companies promote the wrong person.
Gordon Tredgold
Without Management Standards Your Company Doesn't Know What It's Doing
Managing Employees

Without Management Standards Your Company Doesn't Know What It's Doing

Businesses need a concrete set of expectations to which every manager is held accountable.
Jeff Fernandez
10 Founders Share What Their Worst Boss Taught Them
20 Questions

10 Founders Share What Their Worst Boss Taught Them

You can learn from even the most frustrating experiences.
Nina Zipkin
5 Reasons Why It's a Bad Idea for Startups to Outsource Software Development
Outsourcing

5 Reasons Why It's a Bad Idea for Startups to Outsource Software Development

Integrating remote freelancers with your in-house team is critical and not at all easy.
Karan Chaudhry
When Your Goal Is Talent Retention, These Ingredients Make up the Only 'Recipe' You Need
Employee Retention

When Your Goal Is Talent Retention, These Ingredients Make up the Only 'Recipe' You Need

Mentorship, compensation and transparency are some of the strategy items you'll need to stock in your pantry.
Andre Lavoie
Warren Buffett: 5 Things You Can Learn From the Man Who Invested $1 Billion in Apple
Radicals & Visionaries

Warren Buffett: 5 Things You Can Learn From the Man Who Invested $1 Billion in Apple

This one-of-a-kind billionaire businessman can serve as a source of inspiration and wisdom for anyone looking to get ahead.
Carolyn Sun
The Efficient Manager's Guide to Keeping Their Highly-Productive Team Happy
Managing Employees

The Efficient Manager's Guide to Keeping Their Highly-Productive Team Happy

Let them engage their creativity and ideas, even if it's not clear exactly where it is headed.
Chidike Samuelson
4 Business Lessons I Learned on Summer Vacation, Trekking the Andes to Machu Picchu
Business Lessons

4 Business Lessons I Learned on Summer Vacation, Trekking the Andes to Machu Picchu

A PR exec climbed 13,000 feet to gaze upon this Incan masterpiece and took what she learned back to her business.
Monica Guzman
All You Need to Know About Performance Management Without Ratings
Employee Management

All You Need to Know About Performance Management Without Ratings

The notion that the best way to provide employees feedback is by ranking their performance on a scale of 1 to 5 may be outdated.
Heather R. Huhman
5 Skills of World-Caliber Managers
Business Management

5 Skills of World-Caliber Managers

For a business to grow it needs to rely on strong managers with a special set of skills.
Ken Dunn
Introverts: 4 Ways to Be Yourself and Be a Charismatic Leader
Leadership

Introverts: 4 Ways to Be Yourself and Be a Charismatic Leader

Don't count out introverts. Many are incredibly effective managers for powerful reasons.
Nina Zipkin
5 Marketing Lessons Learned From Donald Trump
Leadership

5 Marketing Lessons Learned From Donald Trump

Whether you love Donald Trump or hate him, you can't deny he has something to teach us all about getting the customer's attention.
Brian T. Edmondson
Management By Weekly Check-In Is the New 'Wandering Around'
Managing Employees

Management By Weekly Check-In Is the New 'Wandering Around'

New technologies are allowing managers to keep up with their employees and track goals and employee progress.
David Hassell
No One Is Telling You the Truth at Work (And What to Do About It)
Performance Feedback

No One Is Telling You the Truth at Work (And What to Do About It)

Silence may be golden -- but it can also be misleading. Don't let your performance suffer because your coworkers are confrontation averse.
Tasha Eurich