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Managing Employees

Technology

3 Web Tools for Managing Employees Who Work From Home

These web apps can help you know if your remote workers are on task or slacking off.
Leadership

Lessons in Business Leadership From the NBA Finals

What entrepreneurs can learn from basketball stars about winning leadership styles.
Leadership

Are You Cut Out for the CEO Role?

Flexible, charismatic, judicious. These are the hallmarks of a good CEO. See how you measure up.
Growth Strategies

How to Deliver Uncomfortable Employee Feedback

A leadership expert guides us through three difficult conversations with employees.
Growth Strategies

Forget Ping Pong and Snacks: How Buffer Digs Deeper With These 4 Startup Perks

Working at a startup is tons of work and having fun is vital. But offering more thoughtful perks can help further your mission and give employees something to smile about.
Marketing

NHL Playoffs: Lessons in Building a Winning Sales Team

Like a successful hockey team, empower your employees and play to their strengths.
Growth Strategies

Why Transparency Is Essential to a Trusting Staff

Transparent businesses not only have more loyal employees, but better brainstorming sessions and more productivity.
Growth Strategies

3 Team-Building Activities That Can Build Trust

When trust is on the line, these adventures can help strengthen your team in new ways.
Growth Strategies

How to Recruit a Top-Notch Recruiter

For a growing company, asking a recruiter to help you fill key jobs can be ideal, but how do you know the recruiter 'gets' your company? Here's how to vet a recruiter.
Growth Strategies

9 Leadership Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

The most successful leaders know what they're good at and exploit it to the reach their fullest potential. Here's how to identify and reveal your hidden potential.
Growth Strategies

Tips for Overcoming Early HR Hurdles

Of all the struggles you'll face as an entrepreneur, hiring, training and managing employees is one of the biggest. Here are some tips for clearing your startup's way of HR obstacles.
Leadership

Memorable Management Blunders From 'The Office'

To mark the series finale of the popular NBC sitcom, here's a look back at a few of Michael Scott's not-so-shining moments as a boss.
Leadership

How Young Entrepreneurs Can Rein in Their 'Toxic' Emotions

When startup life gets tough, celebrity agent and psychology-book author Ken Lindner offers a few decisive tips for quelling your own killer emotions.
Growth Strategies

5 Parenting Skills That Make You Better at Running a Business

Ahead of Mother's Day, lessons from managing a family that use can use to manage your employees.
Entrepreneurs

6 Tips for Building a Strong Founding Team

Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga on the value of putting together a strong team -- and how to keep it that way.