Managing Employees

Growth Strategies

How to Make Employee Training a Winning Investment

Entrepreneurs who help their team strengthen important skills, and add to them, can see a boost to their bottom line.
Growth Strategies

7 Steps to Coaching Your Employees to Success

Don't just rely on annual reviews. Create an ongoing communication with your employees to help them be their best.
Growth Strategies

Is an Office Vampire Draining Your Productivity?

Workplace vampires can quickly diminish the energy and time you could be using to run your business. Here, three ways to ward them off and get your company back on track.
Growth Strategies

How to Start New Hires on the Right Track

Hiring an employee is just the first step. Create a development plan for all new hires so you can set them on the path to success in your company.
Growth Strategies

Five to Follow on Twitter for Company Culture

BetterWorks co-founder Zao Yang reveals his top picks.
Growth Strategies

ADP's New Payroll On-the-Go HR App

The payroll giant is offering a mobile app that lets employees of its U.S. clients check and manage their HR, payroll and benefits information from their smart phones.
Growth Strategies

Why You Need to Flatten Your Organization

If you're micromanaging your business like a pyramid with you at the top, consider flattening it by giving managers more responsibility.
Growth Strategies

An Employee-Tracking App to Manage a Mobile Workforce

A new fleet-management tool can help business owners improve their logistics.
Growth Strategies

Are You Your Employees' Morale Problem?

If productivity is lagging at your business, ask yourself these five questions about your management style.
Growth Strategies

Should You Let Your Workers Sleep on the Job?

Want helpful, happy and alert employees? Make napping -- within reason -- a policy at your workplace. Here's how.
Growth Strategies

Don't Use Facebook to Gripe about Work

A recent employee firing, whether right or wrong, sheds light on why you need a social media use policy at your workplace.
Leadership

Profanity, Obama and Guy Kawasaki

For most people, cursing in public is a no-no. But for entrepreneurs, doing so sparingly can breed positive feelings and trust.
Leadership

Six Tips for Breaking Bad News

Everyone has to deliver unwelcome information at some point. Here's one expert's take on a better way to do it.
Growth Strategies

How Can I Avoid Micromanaging Employees?

Marcus Erb, senior consultant at the Great Place to Work Institute, on ways to get workers to perform without constant supervision?
Mission Statement

How to Write Your Mission Statement

Summing up your business's mission helps you focus on the steps you need to take to succeed. Here's how to create a mission statement that's uniquely yours.