Managing Employees

5 Words That Motivate Employees to Achieve More
Managing Employees

5 Words That Motivate Employees to Achieve More

When employees know the direction they can achieve even more than they thought possible.
Glenn Llopis
Why Employee Engagement Programs Backfire and What You Can Do About It
Employee Engagement

Why Employee Engagement Programs Backfire and What You Can Do About It

To create true engagement among employees, leadership teams need to first understand what employees want.
John Boitnott
3 Ways to Maintain Harmony While Discussing Politics at Work
Business Management

3 Ways to Maintain Harmony While Discussing Politics at Work

Generations of workers avoided discussing politics at work but ubiquitous social media has undone that custom
Dan Finnigan
Are Your Superstar Sellers Disguising Bad Management?
Sales Strategies

Are Your Superstar Sellers Disguising Bad Management?

Frontline managers have to make average performers better and not simply coast on what their top person's results.
Jason Jordan
5 Truths About Gen-Z Businesses That Want a Future Need to Know
Generation Z

5 Truths About Gen-Z Businesses That Want a Future Need to Know

The members of the generation just now graduating high school bring a new mindset that will reshape how business thinks about marketing and hiring.
Carol Roth
6 Ways to Reinvigorate Your Team After Firing an Employee
Leadership

6 Ways to Reinvigorate Your Team After Firing an Employee

Good leaders will wisely assess the situation and find the courage to take action following a firing or round of layoffs.
Caren Merrick
You Might Be Guilty of This Workplace Habit and Creativity Killer
Make More Happen

You Might Be Guilty of This Workplace Habit and Creativity Killer

Turns out, there's a business need for the office rebel.
Nina Zipkin
What It Takes to Be a Great Boss
Leadership

What It Takes to Be a Great Boss

Experience, perspective and alignment are the three essentials to becoming a great leader.
Steve Tobak
This Is How to Train Your Managers to Boost Engagement With Millennials
Millennials

This Is How to Train Your Managers to Boost Engagement With Millennials

Young professionals are detached from their company's purpose, which can kill engagement and productivity. The main issue comes down to making work meaningful.
Andre Lavoie
The Magic Formula to Becoming a Great Boss
Managing Employees

The Magic Formula to Becoming a Great Boss

The four things your managers can do to improve your company culture.
Doug and Polly White
The Awesome Advice We Learned From Richard Branson's Former Assistant
Richard Branson

The Awesome Advice We Learned From Richard Branson's Former Assistant

Penni Pike discusses the qualities that made the adventurous British entrepreneur a great leader (and that time she jumped out of a helicopter).
Stephen J. Bronner
3 Signs You Have Succumbed to Helicopter Management
Micromanagement

3 Signs You Have Succumbed to Helicopter Management

There is nothing efficient about hovering over the people you hired because you trusted they can do the job.
Katie Jansen
The Legal Implications of Expecting Employees to Work After Hours
Overtime

The Legal Implications of Expecting Employees to Work After Hours

Hard-charging bosses often email employees in the evening. Employees increasingly wonder why they aren't paid for answering.
Steve Harvey
Managing Conflict Is Essential to Success
conflict management

Managing Conflict Is Essential to Success

A functional workplace of diverse people and ideas is fertile ground for creativity -- and for conflict. Here's how to be a good referee.
Phil La Duke