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Overcoming 4 Big Challenges of Managing Remote Employees
By Saige Driver | January 04, 2018

Efficiently supervising deskless employees is becoming a top priority. Experts offer their advice for managing an increasingly mobile workforce.

Giving Bad News? Tips for Tactfully Delivering Difficult Messages
By Jennifer Post | December 22, 2017

No one likes to be the bearer of bad news, but as a leader, you'll have to share difficult messages with your team. Here's how to do it tactfully and respectfully.

50 Big Ideas, Predictions and Trends for Small Business in 2015
By Brittney Morgan | December 12, 2017

Business owners and experts told us their predictions for small business in 2015.

Social Responsibility: Why PayPal Pays It Forward (and You Should, Too)
By Jeanette Mulvey | December 01, 2017

PayPal incorporates charitable initiatives right into its business model, and your small business should, too. Here's why it pays to give back.

16 Project Management Terms You Should Know
By Chad Brooks | November 20, 2017

To help small business owners, Fred Mouwad, an entrepreneur and creator of the task management platform Taskworld, highlights 16 words to keep in mind when trying to ensure projects are always moving...

4 Common Communication Failures (And How to Fix Them)
By Saige Driver | November 09, 2017

Despite the numerous ways workers communicate with each other, the process isn't always smooth. Here's how to fix common business communication breakdowns.

4 Ways to Recruit the Perfect Sales Team
By Brittney Morgan | September 28, 2017

Changing the way you run your hiring process could help you find the perfect employees to grow your sales team.

Are Your Leadership Skills Outdated? 5 Modern Workplace Challenges
By Sammi Caramela | September 28, 2017

Just as society changes, so do workplace challenges. Here are some common issues managers face today.

Want an Engaging Workplace? Here's What You Need
By Nicole Fallon | September 25, 2017

Developing an engaged workplace requires a combination of people, programs and policies. Here's how to do it.

Strategy, Supply and Demand, Marketing, Design: HR's New Role
By Jill Bowers | September 19, 2017

Human resources professionals have moved from supporting players to leading roles in many companies' business strategies. Here's what this shift means for your HR department.

What Leaders Need to Know About Managing Shy and Introverted Employees
By Sammi Caramela | August 29, 2017

Have shy individuals and introverts on your team? Work with your employees' strengths and weaknesses to create a supportive workplace.

Managing Older Employees? Leadership Tips for Young Managers
By Nicole Fallon | August 12, 2017

As a younger manager, you may find yourself with employees older than yourself. Here's how to earn their respect and work together successfully.

6 Tips for Perfecting Your Personal Brand
By Jill Bowers | July 31, 2017

Your personal brand is important, so how do you keep it genuine and polished? These expert tips can help.

Is Your Management Style Hurting Your Team?
By Jennifer Post | July 11, 2017

Is your personal leadership style helping or hurting your team? Here are a few common management strategies, and what does and doesn't work about them.

Entrepreneurs Answer the Question: 'Why Is Innovation Important'
By Chad Brooks | July 05, 2017

Coming up with new ideas is essential to success. There are several types of innovation.

What is a Non-Compete Agreement?
By Marci Martin | June 27, 2017

A non-compete agreement guards against employees leaving for a competitor, starting a competing business, or sharing trade secrets. Here's what you should know.

Toxic Leaders Offer Short-Term Benefits, But Long-Term Problems
By Chad Brooks | June 18, 2017

A study finds that toxic leaders are effective in the short-term, but cause long-term problems. Here are the plusses and minuses of working for a toxic boss.

3 Important Things to Teach Your Future Leaders
By Nicole Fallon | June 14, 2017

While some say leaders are born, a little guidance never hurts. Leadership experts share their advice for training a good leader.

Change in the Workplace Stresses Your Employees Out Most
By Chad Brooks | May 25, 2017

A new study finds that dealing with change in the workplace can have a significantly negative effect on employees.

5 Employee Training Tactics That Actually Work
By Nicole Fallon | May 19, 2017

Training employees can be difficult if you're not using the right methods. Here are a few tactics that really work.

How to Manage High-Maintenance Employees
By Nicole Fallon | May 17, 2017

Some employees require more attention and guidance than others. Here's how to best manage high-maintenance team members.

How Leaders Shape Company Culture
By Karina Fabian | May 04, 2017

Leaders play a significant role in shaping and promoting a company's culture. Here's how to

4 Smart Management Strategies for the Modern Leader
By Nicole Fallon | April 26, 2017

While leadership has always been about inspiring and guiding a team, management strategies have changed over the years. Here's what modern leaders need to know.

The Company Policies That Could Land You in Legal Trouble
By Nicole Fallon | April 12, 2017

Could your company's policies on issues like social media use and overtime actually be breaking the law? HR and legal experts weigh in.

Fed Up! What Small Businesses Should Expect as Monetary Policy Changes
By Adam Uzialko | March 13, 2017

If the Federal Reserve hikes its rates as expected, in tandem with reducing its balance sheet, what will that mean for the economy and your business?

All in the Family: How to Tackle 5 Big Family Business Challenges
By Paula Fernandes | March 11, 2017

Family drama can be hard enough without the added element of managing a business together. Here's how to keep your family and your company running smoothly.

Humble Leadership: Why Humility Matters for Managers
By Karina Fabian | March 02, 2017

Leaders all have their own unique strengths and skills, but one trait every leader should strive to develop is humility. Here's how to practice humble leadership.

10 Ways to Give a Kickass Business Presentation
By Jennifer Post | March 01, 2017

Make your next business presentation engaging and unforgettable with these expert tips.

Smart Ways to Improve Communication for Better Work Relationships
By Shannon Gausepohl | February 13, 2017

Want to be happy in your career? Start by improving your relationships with your boss and your team.

High or Low? Managing a Team with Different Motivation Levels
By Nicole Fallon | February 09, 2017

You can't manage a go-getter the same way you manage a person who needs some prodding. Here's how to adjust your leadership approach accordingly.