The 'Hard-Stop' Method Can Help You Save Time and Money on Testing New Ideas
By putting a cap on the amount of time a team can work on a project, you create an urgency that determines whether projects should be pursued further.
5 Rules for Promoting Managers at a Fast-Growing Startup
The move from team member to management is both a thrill and a shock. Sensible steps to ease the transition make success more likely for everybody.
Leadership Lessons From the Most Successful Football Coaches of All Time
Talented people don't automatically succeed as a team. That requires steady leadership.
Ready To Launch
When Firing, 'Shoot the Dogs Early,' Says Barbara Corcoran
Firing employees isn't fun, but Barbara Corcoran uses a simple system to make the process easier.
How to Be the Best Boss (Infographic)
The most important thing you can do as a boss to keep talented staffers on board is to make sure they are enjoying their days and feel appreciated.
Have These 3 Essentials in Place Before Opening a Second Location
There's a big opportunity in expanding your business to more than one location. But it can be a disaster if you haven't prepared right.
Doug and Polly White
Selling a Business
5 Things You Need to Do Before Selling Your Company
Taking care of a few key matters will help you get the most out of your business.
Keeping Clients Happy: How to Ensure a Project Doesn't Go Over Budget
'Under-promise and over-deliver' is a hallmark of successful service delivery. Yet businesses that consistently go too far above and beyond the scope of work risk damage to their bottom line
News and Trends
People Still Prefer Male Bosses – But That's Not the Whole Story
A new poll from Gallup reveals that a boss's gender is mattering less and less.
5 Golden Pieces of Leadership Advice for Young Entrepreneurs
How does a new boss learn to step ahead boldly without becoming burdened by the fear of making a mistake? Read some lessons from a former general manager at age 24.
5 Key Reasons Projects Fail
Wondering why that well-intentioned initiative won't get off the ground? Maybe some of these factors are at play.
To Build a Top-Performing Team, Keep Your Stars Happy and Your Bench Inspired
A patient, systematic program to improve your underperformers is the quickest and least expensive way to improve company results.
Fight Early and Fail Fast: 15 Business Lessons in 15 Years
There's a lot to learn from so many years in business. Here are a few of the most important things I've picked up along the way.
5 Ways to Hire Someone Who's a Cultural Fit
Culture matters. Look for these qualities when taking on a new employee.
Starting a Business
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