Management

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
7 Secrets of Running the Bar of Your Dreams
Bars

7 Secrets of Running the Bar of Your Dreams

If you're serious about slinging spirits, here's the bonhomie behind building a better saloon.
Bill Schulz
It's OK to Micromanage Certain Aspects of Your Business
Entrepreneur Network

It's OK to Micromanage Certain Aspects of Your Business

Entrepreneur Network partner Patrick Bet-David outlines ways micromanaging can actually be beneficial to your company.
Entrepreneur Network
5 Principles to Weather the Stormy Seas of Your Own Business
Make More Happen

5 Principles to Weather the Stormy Seas of Your Own Business

If you have your own business, you're in a lifeboat. There is only room for one person -- you.
Michael Mamas
Excessive Optimism Played a Big Role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster. Don't Let It Destroy Your Startup.
Optimism

Excessive Optimism Played a Big Role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster. Don't Let It Destroy Your Startup.

Like BP's executives, we are all susceptible to an overly optimistic view of ourselves and our companies.
Andrew Thomas
Leave Policies Are Leaving Out Some Key Opportunities
Leave

Leave Policies Are Leaving Out Some Key Opportunities

The only expectation most companies have from employee leave policies is that the worker returns. That's short-sighted.
Ray Hennessey
How to Make Workplace Transparency Work for Your Business
Transparency

How to Make Workplace Transparency Work for Your Business

What our company learned when we turned on the transparency switch, and how you can benefit.
Fan Bi
Don't Be Surprised When Employees Don't Value Your Impersonal Gift
Employee Morale

Don't Be Surprised When Employees Don't Value Your Impersonal Gift

When a gift card -- or even a gold watch -- isn't the best way to show your employees they matter.
Paul White
Why Talent-Centric Entrepreneurs Should Treat Their Business Like a Fashion House
Leadership

Why Talent-Centric Entrepreneurs Should Treat Their Business Like a Fashion House

Build your business around your talent and watch things flourish.
Michael Cooper
5 Ways to Stop Demotivating Your People
Motivation

5 Ways to Stop Demotivating Your People

Follow these tips to turn around what you're doing to demotivate employees and begin to motivate them.
Alan Zimmerman
How to Know When to Be Assertive With Your Team
Assertiveness

How to Know When to Be Assertive With Your Team

There is a time for listening, a time for standing back and a time when the boss has to be in charge.
John Rampton
5 Reasons Your Boss is Clueless
Leadership

5 Reasons Your Boss is Clueless

Surveys show there is a disconnect between employees and employers.
Tracy Maylett
The Right Way to Fire an Employee
Disciplining and Firing

The Right Way to Fire an Employee

Start with the bad news, tell them when the last check will be in their bank account and get them out the door.
Shaun Buck
How to Avoid Micromanaging
Micromanaging

How to Avoid Micromanaging

As 38 Special advised, 'hold on loosely.'
Christopher Hann