Management Mauritius

Work From Anywhere: 4 Tips to Manage Remote Employees

A bike company CEO explains how he keeps his company together when his employees are so far apart.

26 May 2013,

Be More Productive In an Open Work Space

Readers weigh in on the challenges of balancing collaboration and getting "real" work done.

24 May 2013,

How to Prospect for New Customers

A step-by-step approach for building up your sales pipeline.

23 May 2013,

Seven Common Small Business Mistakes And How To Deal With Them

Sizing up younger, privately held firms is very tricky: Their fortunes can change very quickly, and they aren’t obliged to share their plans and finances with the public.

22 May 2013,

6 Ways Effective Listening Can Make You A Better Leader

When employees say they want their voices to be heard, they are really saying they want leaders who will not just hear them, but really listen to them.

22 May 2013,

How to Grow a Small Team: Nine Hiring Best Practices

I have found significant value in connecting to, bouncing ideas off of, and seeking advice from other CEOs and management team members of startups and small business. Although we come from a breadth of industries, hiring is an exercise we universally consider to be a significant undertaking. It is a priority for all of us as we look to grow our companies.

22 May 2013,

14 Ways to Qualify a Sales Lead

These simple questions help you figure out whether you're talking with a real customer or a lookee-loo.

22 May 2013,

Gain the Confidence of Your Boss

Being a boss’s go-to person and confidante can help your career in life changing ways. It demonstrates that you can be trusted and have leadership skills to take charge in your manager’s absence. The positive reinforcement you receive feeds on itself and enhances your productivity.

21 May 2013,

No Office? 4 Secrets for Managing Virtual Workers

Concerned about getting your money's worth when your team is spread across the country--or the world? Relax. Here are the secrets from a virtual-company pro.

21 May 2013,

What Marketers Can Learn From Artists

People in business increasingly seek inspiration through creativity. Jim Stengel, former global marketing executive at Procter & Gamble, recently coined the term “business artists” to describe leaders who can breathe a sense of purpose into their organizations.

18 May 2013,

You Cannot Solve What You Don't Understand

Why do so many attempts at innovative problem-solving fall flat? They target the wrong problem.

16 May 2013,

The Right Way to Voice Your Complaint

For any organization to thrive, employees need to be able to question how things are done and express dissent. But no one wants to hear grievances. If you have an opinion to share, do it carefully:

14 May 2013,

8 Ways Managers Sabotage Themselves

These management strategies sound smart in theory--but tend to backfire in practice.

13 May 2013,

Go After High-Quality Revenue

An uncompromising focus on growth can take companies in the wrong direction. Take Groupon. Once lauded as the "fastest-growing company ever," its stock price has fallen about 80% since the company went public in 2011. The key is to find quality, sustainable revenue. Here’s what that looks like:

13 May 2013,

10 Ways To Inspire Your Team

More and more people feel stuck at work and are looking for validation. Not only do they want to be heard, but more importantly they want to know that their contributions are being noticed and not taken for granted.

10 May 2013,

How To Fire Your Boss

Five career coaches, a corporate consultant, a lawyer and a management professor all agree that it's very tough for disgruntled workers to oust their superiors.

09 May 2013,

Bad Boss? 7 Management Moves to Avoid

Managing people is a difficult job--so difficult, in fact, that some bosses resort to shortcuts and dirty tricks. Here are seven of the ugliest management tactics in the business world, along with better ways to handle the challenges. Make sure you're following the better example.

08 May 2013,

How to Handle Guest Complaints

In part one we discussed why complaints are a good thing, and how to encourage guests to give feedback—both good and bad. In part two, we discuss how to handle complaints in a positive way to achieve a win-win scenario.

08 May 2013,

The 12 Most Common Workplace Retaliation Tactics

New numbers from the Ethics Resource Center show that no good deed goes unpunished. Here, the most common workplace abuses suffered as a result of reporting ethical violations or other wrongdoings.

03 May 2013,

3 Things You're Screwing Up (and Why Nobody Tells You)

Sure, you're a great leader and you always ask for feedback. But there are three mistakes you're making that nobody has the guts to tell you about.

03 May 2013,