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3 Ways to Get People to Change

You can change strategy, products, and processes all you want, but real change doesn't take hold until your employees actually change what they do every day. That’s easier said than done. Here are three ways to take on the challenge:

10 Jan 2013,

8 Ways to Be Innovative (Even if You're Not)

Can't be creative on demand? Not many people can. Fortunately, it's a skill you can improve.

31 Dec 2012,

Minimize the Emotional Impact of Firing Someone

One of the hardest things to do as a manager is to tell an employee he’s fired. Here are three tips for handling this gut-wrenching situation:

26 Dec 2012,

Set Goals for 2013 You Can Achieve

You have big goals next year. Make sure you set out to achieve them in a way that works for your brain.

25 Dec 2012,

4 Things Killing Your Business (& What You Can Do About It)

A good friend recently told me about major struggles she was having with her company's finances. As she tried to implement changes to prevent her business from bleeding, she encountered more and more difficulties.

24 Dec 2012,

Is Presenteeism Hurting Your Business?

You’ve heard about employee absenteeism, but what about presenteeism? This new trend could be equally—or more—destructive to your business as employees calling in “sick” to work.

21 Dec 2012,

Don’t Grow Your Business Too Fast

Yes, growth is a good thing. But high growth can easily overwhelm a small enterprise, and put it at risk of going under. Before you push your company toward an audacious sales goal, know the following:

20 Dec 2012,

The Biggest Mistake Small Businesses Make in Brainstorming

Imagine you're leading a brainstorming session at your company. You want to come up with growth strategies for your startup, so you gather your team in a meeting room, generate lots of ideas, and choose the most promising one.

19 Dec 2012,

What Stress Actually Does to You and What You Can Do About It

Stress is an unpleasant fact of life. We all experience it for various reasons, and we all try to come up with ways of coping with it—some with more success than others. So what exactly is stress doing to your mind (and body) when you're staring down a deadline? And what can you do to power through it?

19 Dec 2012,

How Praising Employees Can Help Your Business Thrive

It's no secret that employee praise -- ranging from a pat on the back to major public kudos -- is a good thing.

11 Dec 2012,

Three Steps to Stop a Team Fight

Working with teams can be a frustrating experience, especially when seemingly straightforward conflict devolves into personal or protracted disputes. Next time your team members start throwing proverbial punches, take these three steps to get them to stop fighting and start working:

10 Dec 2012,

3 Employees You Need To Fire. Now

You know the saying: Hire slow, fire fast. Here are the people you need to get rid of, right now.

07 Dec 2012,

8 Things Remarkably Successful People Do

The most successful people in business work differently. See what they do--and why it works. I'm fortunate to know a number of remarkably successful people. I've described how these people share a set of specific perspectives and beliefs.

05 Dec 2012,

Affordable Ways To Make Your Employees Feel Appreciated-Or Else

Fifty-five percent of workers say they'd ditch their jobs for a company that clearly recognized employees for their efforts. Is your company at risk?

04 Dec 2012,

Why You Didn't Get Promoted

When you miss out on a promotion, you need to find out what held you back. But managers and HR professionals often give intentionally vague feedback for fear of losing good employees. Here are three steps to get the inside scoop:

03 Dec 2012,

3 Tips to Make Your Free Time More Productive

Ever been in that place where you are psyched because you find yourself with some extra time (goodness forbid an entire day!)?

01 Dec 2012,

4 Decision-Making Mistakes to Avoid

Every day, you must make decisions large and small. Here's what's keeping you from making them more confidently.

30 Nov 2012,

Three Tips to Re-Focus Your Team on the New Strategy

Most strategic change initiatives fail, or at least hit some major bumps along the road. If your team is struggling to adapt to a new strategy, try these three things to get them back on track:

30 Nov 2012,

The Employee Motivation Checklist

Of course you want employees who are happy, motivated, and productive--who doesn't? Following each of these simple steps will get you where you want to be.

30 Nov 2012,

5 Reasons Your Top Employee Isn't Happy

Not sure why your top performer is unhappy? Check out what the most brilliant (yet difficult) employees hate about company culture.

28 Nov 2012,

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