Managing Employees

Leadership

The 20/60/20 Rule: How to Handle Misaligned Employees

Trying to win over 100 percent of your team is a fool's mission.
Employee Feedback

When It Comes to Harassment, Workplace Silence Doesn't Mean Everything Is OK

You'll only know with a high degree of confidence that everything's good at your company if you measure and listen to employee perceptions.
Project Grow

8 Strategies to Becoming a Badass CEO

C-Suiters share their secret sauce for exceptional leadership.
Ready for Anything

Wasted Employee Time Adds Up: Here's How to Fix It

Your team wouldn't be idle if you gave them anything more important to do.
Firing

Employees Underperforming? How to Respond to These 3 Excuses.

Sometimes, an employee just needs an extra jolt. Other times, you will need to pull the plug.
Company Culture

10 Steps Leaders Can Take to Create a Culture of Candor

You don't have to be dramatic, but you must be consistent.
Employee Retention

50 Percent of Your Employees Won't Last 365 Days at Your Company: Here's How to Ensure a Long-Term Fit

According to a recent survey, you have only a 50/50 chance of finding a long-term fit when hiring for your company. But there are things you can do.

How This Entrepreneur Dealt When Half of Her Team Quit 3 Days Before a Major Investment Deal Closed

Transparency, time and a little bit of wine helped Sampler founder and CEO Marie Chevrier find a way forward.
Hiring Employees

Don't Hire Like Amazon: How to Hire Right and Avoid Layoffs

Hire sensibly at the earliest stages, and you could end up hitting major goals without overloading your team roster.
Managing Employees

5 Tips to Make Managing Employees Less Stressful for Everyone

Take it from soul legend Otis Redding: If you want engaged employees, try a little tenderness (and the right tools, too).
Managing Employees

7 Signs You May Need to Leave Your Original Team Members Behind

Watch for the warning signs that your early employees aren't developing as your business grows, or you could end up with lots of unanticipated problems.
churn

Has Major Employee Churn Just Hit Your Company? My Experience Says It Will Bounce Back.

If a bunch of your employees just left, these four suggestions will get you through it.
The Way We Work

Both Workplaces and Gig Economy Companies Are Killing People, This Stanford Professor Warns

'Dying for a Paycheck' author Jeffrey Pfeffer dispels the myths of gig work as a reprieve from the 9-to-5.
Brain

If You Struggle With Authority, Science Says Blame Your Brain

People who want to be their own bosses -- like entrepreneurs -- may fall into this neurological group.
Leadership

5 Easy Things You Can Do to Be a Better Manager

Being a manager is harder than it looks -- and being a good manager is even more challenging.
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