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.
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.
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.
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.
Why Talent-Centric Entrepreneurs Should Treat Their Business Like a Fashion House
Build your business around your talent and watch things flourish.
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.
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.
5 Reasons Your Boss is Clueless
Surveys show there is a disconnect between employees and employers.
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.
How to Avoid Micromanaging
As 38 Special advised, 'hold on loosely.'
Leadership Lessons From Sports Legends
Leadership and teamwork are hallmarks of these famous athletes who dominated their games.
Failure of Stewardship Was at the Heart of Wounded Warrior Project Firings
The ousted charity leaders never provided the structures and controls needed to be protectors of the generosity coming their way.
Do Your Business Meetings Resemble Political Debates?
Make it a point not to behave like a presidential candidate.
4 Steps to a Better Management Technique
What are your goals for each employee and your plan to meet them?
Doug and Polly White
Starting a Business
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