Managing Employees

Employee Management: Reward the Best, Replace the Worst
Firing

Employee Management: Reward the Best, Replace the Worst

Got a non-performer in your midst? Show him, or her, the door.
Joel Trammell
Fun, Flexibility and Competition Will Put the Pep Back in the Step of Your Staff
Managing Employees

Fun, Flexibility and Competition Will Put the Pep Back in the Step of Your Staff

As a business owner, I've seen it with my own eyes -- these eight strategies will increase employee productivity by 20 percent.
Peter Daisyme
CEOs: If You Neglect Yourself, Your People and Your Finances, Your Company Is Doomed
Leadership Qualities

CEOs: If You Neglect Yourself, Your People and Your Finances, Your Company Is Doomed

Want to be an elite-level leader? You'll likely have to change your ways.
Ken Dunn
Jordan Zimmerman: 'You Cannot Micromanage Anything and Run a Company This Big'
Team-Building

Jordan Zimmerman: 'You Cannot Micromanage Anything and Run a Company This Big'

In this installment of AskJZ, the advertising guru says that you must build and trust a team in order to thrive in any business.
Tracy Byrnes
Don't Even Bother Looking for Funding If You've Not Yet Assembled the Right Team
Hiring

Don't Even Bother Looking for Funding If You've Not Yet Assembled the Right Team

There is no more important task than attracting and managing the right people to grow your business. Here's how to find them.
Martin Zwilling
Don't Be Afraid of Using the 'F Word' at Work. It Never Hurts to Have More Fun!
Motivation and Retention

Don't Be Afraid of Using the 'F Word' at Work. It Never Hurts to Have More Fun!

People do not want to work for a boring manager or a hostile tyrant. Would you?
Ken Dunn
5 Ways to Inspire Creativity in Your Employees
Creativity

5 Ways to Inspire Creativity in Your Employees

Have you considered sensory experiences like thought-provoking abstract art on the walls and special office scents?
Jayson DeMers
'Dancing Barista' Demonstrates the Rewards of Heart-Centered Leadership
Leadership

'Dancing Barista' Demonstrates the Rewards of Heart-Centered Leadership

The manager of a Toronto Starbucks hired an autistic teen and helped him succeed. They are now the two most famous Starbucks employees in the world.
Susan Steinbrecher
Why My Company Approved Unlimited Vacation Time for Our Team
Unlimited Vacation

Why My Company Approved Unlimited Vacation Time for Our Team

This was a move on my part to strengthen the company and boost our bottom line by putting faith in people -- not processes.
Jeff Booth
Invest in Growth: Your Employees' Growth, That Is
Managing Employees

Invest in Growth: Your Employees' Growth, That Is

You need to connect with your employees to coach them throughout their careers and challenge them to reach new heights.
Brook Price
4 Attributes the Best Leaders Constantly Hone
Leadership Qualities

4 Attributes the Best Leaders Constantly Hone

The capacity to inspire others to achieve more is what defines leadership.
Tor Constantino
3 Ways to Create a Lasting Long-Term Relationship With Your Team
Team-Building

3 Ways to Create a Lasting Long-Term Relationship With Your Team

Treat staff members with the long-term in mind -- treat each employee relationship as if it's going to be permanent.
Marty Fukuda
How to Motivate Millennials, By Millennials
Millennials

How to Motivate Millennials, By Millennials

When it comes right down to it, millennials just want to have fun -- and maybe we can all learn from that.
Peter Gasca
How George Washington Showed Leadership by Declining Authority
Leadership

How George Washington Showed Leadership by Declining Authority

The true strength of the power leaders hold is often found when they stay their hands and don't wield it.
Ray Hennessey