Managing Employees

Asking For a Raise

8 Ways to Negotiate Your Way to a Higher Salary

These raise strategies work because they focus on showcasing the value proposition an employee offers.
Inspiring Your Team

3 Ways to Create a Great Place to Work

These steps will help employers build a company where everyone wants to work.
Run a Better Business

10 Ways Bosses Who Make Nice Bring Out the Best in Their Employees

Authoritarians often get ahead in business but leave a toxic work environment in their wake.
Run a Better Business

4 Ways Effective Leaders Deal With Incompetent People

Paradoxically, the weakest members of the team can improve the rest of the team.
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.
Inspiring Your Team

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
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.
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.
Run a Better Business

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.
Take It From The Pros

What It Takes to Be a Great Boss

Experience, perspective and alignment are the three essentials to becoming a great leader.
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.
Inspiring Your Team

The Magic Formula to Becoming a Great Boss

The four things your managers can do to improve your company culture.
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).
Run a Better Business

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.
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