Managing Employees

We Gave Millennials a Bad Name. It's Time We Look in the Mirror and Dispose of the Myths.
Millennials

We Gave Millennials a Bad Name. It's Time We Look in the Mirror and Dispose of the Myths.

"A lot of behavior that is criticized in young professionals can be directly traced to the behavior of the people managing them."
Yarden Tadmor
What Happens When You Empower Employees Instead of Micromanage Them?
Managing Employees

What Happens When You Empower Employees Instead of Micromanage Them?

Employees granted autonomy over their schedules actually work more. Reason? They're more content.
Andre Lavoie
What About Offboarding?
Exit Strategies

What About Offboarding?

Are you paying attention to exiting employees and the important information they can provide?
Heather R. Huhman
3 Team-Building Secrets of Successful Small-Business Owners
Managing Employees

3 Team-Building Secrets of Successful Small-Business Owners

More than raising funds or holding the vision, a founder has to make great hires, create processes for them to do, and then step aside.
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
Recognize People for Who They Are, Not Who You Want Them to Be
Managing Teams

Recognize People for Who They Are, Not Who You Want Them to Be

As a team leader, it's good to push some but also make sure all are engaged and productive -- on their terms, not yours.
Jim Joseph
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
Your Inspiring Managerial Style Could Be Making Your Employees Sick
Leadership

Your Inspiring Managerial Style Could Be Making Your Employees Sick

A new study looks at the link between wanting to impress the boss and taking fewer sick days.
Nina Zipkin
10 Things You Can Do Every Day That Earn Respect
Leadership

10 Things You Can Do Every Day That Earn Respect

Effective leaders accomplish their goals by inspiring others with their action and integrity.
John Rampton
7 Ways to Create Harmony In the Office
Leadership

7 Ways to Create Harmony In the Office

Simple, pleasant behaviors bolster camaraderie that improves productivity at work.
Jacqueline Whitmore
4 Ways a Follower Can Become a Leader
Leadership

4 Ways a Follower Can Become a Leader

These fundamental skills and abilities are what it takes to become a solid leader.
Anna Johansson
Where Have All the Good Employees Gone? Oops, You Promoted Them.
Leadership Development

Where Have All the Good Employees Gone? Oops, You Promoted Them.

Four things to consider when promoting employees to leadership.
Tracy Maylett
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