Most of the time there’s no mystery to success—it comes down to simply putting in the hours and the sweat.
22 Oct 2014, business.mega.mu
Are some people driving you crazy and blocking your path to success? Try these six tips to remove them as obstacles.
13 Apr 2014, business.mega.mu
Worldwide, 53% of women and 50% of men say they are satisfied with their jobs and not looking for new opportunities. That suggests a significant number of people who are potentially interested in changing jobs. Employers beware.
08 Nov 2013, business.mega.mu
These 12 characteristics determine whether you'll be a success or a failure.
31 Jul 2013, business.mega.mu
Have you ever started a diet or exercise program but didn't stick with it? If you're like millions of other people, you've set out with the best intentions but failed to keep the momentum going. Here's why relying on motivation and willpower doesn't work (and what works instead).
29 Jul 2013, business.mega.mu
A simple, easily-followed recipe from one of the world's top motivational speakers.
24 Jul 2013, business.mega.mu
"Dear Mr. Strauss: Thank you for your submission, but unfortunately ..."
11 Jul 2013, business.mega.mu
It's easy to increase someone's paycheck. It's not so easy to reward without money, but these groups have figured it out.
14 Jun 2013, business.mega.mu
What if the next Mark Zuckerberg or Larry Page came to work at your company? Would you know what to do with them?
02 Jun 2013, business.mega.mu
Perks that make your employees happy don't have to cost an arm and a leg--really.
21 May 2013, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
Maslow was right.
15 Mar 2013, business.mega.mu
When your employees do something awesome—whether it’s finishing a project three weeks ahead of time, figuring out how to streamline a process, or just talking down an angry client—you, as a manager, want to reward them.
10 Mar 2013, business.mega.mu
Sales are dropping, and you know you need to change your approach. That was the situation facing Duane Jebbett, CEO of Rowmark, a Findlay, Ohio-based manufacturer of sheet plastic. His answer: Create a metrics-driven culture, one where employees would be united around the same goal. “How do you achieve a future goal if you don’t have the metrics to get you there?” he asks.
07 Mar 2013, business.mega.mu
The EXIT…that elusive pot of gold at the end of the entrepreneurial rainbow. Whether by acquisition or IPO, the exit ranks as priority number one for investors and, with the increasing trendiness of running a “startup”, many aspiring entrepreneurs.
19 Feb 2013, business.mega.mu
A reader recently asked me a pointed question: "I've read your work on creating user habits. It's all well and good for getting people to do things, like using an app on their iPhone, but I've got a bigger problem.
12 Dec 2012, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
Money is everyone’s first choice as a reward for a job well done, but for a startup looking to stretch its funds, it’s not always easy to hand out raises that are as generous as you’d like.
12 Nov 2012, business.mega.mu