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Motivation and Retention

Managing Employees

Avoid Elon Musk-Style Firing Sprees by Having Hard Conversations Sooner

Confronting employees who misbehave is never fun (or easy), but company leaders can't afford to ignore bad behavior until it creates larger issues.

Positive Publicity Boosts Your Startup's Chance for Success

Investors, customers, even employees become enthusiastic when your company garners visibility in the media. And it doesn't take an expensive PR firm to get it, either.

3 Ways Authentic Leaders Inspire and Retain Employees

People don't want work-fueled robots guiding their companies.

Investing in Your People Is Investing in the Future of Your Business

Cultivate human capital carefully with thoughtful approaches to wellness, open communication and ties to the larger community.

5 Tips to Make Your Employees Feel Appreciated

For entrepreneurs looking to add a fresh face, post-holiday turnover can be a blessing. But for the rest, it's a challenge that comes at precisely the wrong time.

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