Managing Employees

Failure

Here's How My Biggest Business Failure Improved My Leadership Skills

Everybody is a genius when things are going good. Failure and what follows is when you really learn who has what to offer.
Promotion

4 Signs Your Employer Doesn't Plan On (Ever) Promoting You

Do any of these 'signs' sound painfully familiar? If so, your career might be at a standstill ...
Employee Engagement

Struggling to Engage Employees? Try Approaching That Goal the Old-Fashioned Way.

Remote work programs, office perks and next-generation tech might help to attract talent, but they've largely failed to engage those doing the work.
Hiring

Which Employees Should You Invest in? 3 Strategies on How to Make That Choice.

With unemployment low, you need to enrich and empower your company's existing leaders so they'll stick around. Here's how.
Leadership

How Being Vulnerable Can Make You a Stronger Business Leader

You don't have to wear a suit of armor every day to inspire your workforce. Instead, show your weaknesses and you'll have more people's trust and loyalty.
Managing Employees

How to Make Your Team Feel Safe Bringing You Problems

Advertising an 'open door' isn't enough.Team members need to truly believe that you'll hear them out and take action.
Leadership

How to Listen to Your Employees Better so You Can Improve Your Business

Create 'Hero relationships' with your workers so you foster a team environment that helps fix mistakes and makes your business stronger.
Managing Employees

A Survival Guide to Global Workforce Trends in 2019

The workforce is getting both younger and older.
Managing Employees

Why Firing Some of Your Employees Could Be the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Business

It's time to truly evaluate your employees to determine if they're still (or ever have been) a good fit for your organization.
Company Culture

Creating a Business Culture That Values People

Learn how to see if you're putting words into action by taking these steps to evaluate your business values.
Work-Life Balance

Richard Branson Says the 9-5 Workday Grind Is About to Die. Here's Why.

The Virgin Group founder urges businesses to implement flexible work practices to get the most from their employees.
Managing Employees

Strategies for Building a High-Performing Team

From hiring to motivating to compensating, here's what you need to know to help drive your team to achieve more.
Gig Workers

'Don't Try to Herd Cats' -- and 4 Other Leadership Tips for the Gig Economy

Considering that 1 in 3 workers today are freelancers, you're probably managing one or more of them now or will be soon.
Company values

Do You Stand Up for What You Truly Value?

You may have business values, but do you have the courage of your convictions? Find out how to determine if you've got what it takes to back up your words with actions.
Philanthropy

To Fill Your Company's Empty Positions, Invest in Your Employees' Charitable Passions

Telling your employees you'll match their donation to their favorite charity has a powerful psychological effect.