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Leadership Lessons: Make People Happy
By Nicole Fallon | February 09, 2017

Tony DiMatteo, co-founder and CEO of AutoLotto, shares the experiences that helped shape his personal leadership philosophy.

Why Your Best Employees Are Quitting (and 3 Ways to Keep Them)
By Shannon Gausepohl | January 27, 2017

Don't let your best employees get away. Here are three retention tips to help reduce the chances of people quitting.

Leadership Lessons: Become a Customer-Driven Leader
By Nicole Fallon | January 27, 2017

Leslie Stretch, president and CEO of CallidusCloud, believes organizational leadership needs to shift from ego-driven to customer-driven. Here's what he's learned.

Leadership Lessons: Fiercely Focus on What You're Best At
By Nicole Fallon | December 30, 2016

Ankur Daga, founder and CEO of Angara.com, shares the experiences that shaped his personal leadership philosophy.

Support Your Employees by Creating a Family-Friendly Workplace
By Paula Fernandes | December 13, 2016

Your employees are people first. As their employer, it pays off in the long run for you to let them know it's OK to attend to personal family matters.

Leadership Lessons: Empower Employees to Solve Their Own Problems
By Nicole Fallon | December 07, 2016

Ann Noder, CEO of Pitch Public Relations, shares the experiences that helped shape her personal leadership philosophy.

Are You a Toxic Leader? 4 Warning Signs to Watch
By Nicole Fallon | November 30, 2016

Is your style of leadership having a negative impact on your team? Here's how to tell if you're a "toxic" leader — and how to correct it.

The Modern Millennial: Management Tips for Employers
By Nicole Fallon | November 16, 2016

The "lazy" and "entitled" young millennials of yesterday have grown up, and employers may need to start changing their approach to managing this generation.

4 Important Lessons Marginalized Leaders Should Learn
By Adryan Corcione | October 28, 2016

Any professional from a marginalized background — gender, race, class, etc. — will face unique challenges climbing the ladder. Here's what new leaders need to know.

3 Simple Ways to Be a Better Boss
By Shannon Gausepohl | October 26, 2016

Don't be a terrible boss; fix the behavior now to salvage your career.

5 Simple Ways to Get Better at Delegating
By Karina Fabian | October 05, 2016

Delegation is a necessary managerial skill, but it's one of the most difficult to learn. Here are some simple steps for building your delegation skills.

Leadership Lessons: Embody Authentic Coachability
By Nicole Fallon | September 27, 2016

Rich Razgaitis, CEO and co-founder of FloWater, shares the experiences that shaped his personal leadership philosophy.

4 Healthy Habits That Will Make You More Productive at Work
By Nicole Fallon | August 30, 2016

If you want to improve your productivity at work, take care of your personal health and well-being first.

5 Unique Ways to Raise Employee Morale
By Nicole Fallon | August 15, 2016

When morale is high, employees tend to be more productive and engaged. Here are a few real-life examples of ways to lift your team's spirits.

25 Entrepreneurs Share Their Stress-Busting Secrets
By Business News Daily Editor | July 25, 2016

Wondering how successful people deal with the lows of running a business? Here's how 25 entrepreneurs manage stress.

5 Myths About Leadership You Shouldn't Believe
By Nicole Fallon | July 11, 2016

First-time leaders often have a lot of preconceptions about their new role. But don't believe everything you hear about leadership.

Leadership Language: Why Your Word Choices Matter
By Nicole Fallon | June 28, 2016

The words and phrases you use when giving employees feedback can really affect their level of motivation.

No Trust Among Your Team? How to Fix It
By Chad Brooks | June 26, 2016

The majority of workers don't have a lot of trust in their employer, boss or co-workers.

What Makes Top Companies So Attractive to Employees?
By Shannon Gausepohl | June 22, 2016

The major companies on LinkedIn's Top Attractors list have a few things in common that make employees want to join and stay there.

Core Values: Why They Matter & How to Find Yours
By Nicole Fallon | June 14, 2016

Your company's core values can help guide your mission, operations and business decisions. Here's how to figure out your values and how to live by them.

Leadership Lessons: Derek Flanzraich, CEO of Greatist
By Nicole Fallon | June 11, 2016

Derek Flanzraich, founder and CEO of health and wellness media startup Greatist, shares the experiences that led to his personal leadership philosophy.

The Biggest Challenge You'll Face as a First Time Boss
By Chad Brooks | May 20, 2016

First-time bosses face their biggest challenge in balancing individual responsibilities with the time spent overseeing others.

The 10 Best (and Worst) Cities for Starting a Business
By Chad Brooks | May 04, 2016

WalletHub research finds that the best parts of the country in which to start your business are the Midwest and the Great Plains.

First-Time CEO? 6 Experiences to Prepare For
By Chad Brooks | April 28, 2016

First-time CEOs aren't as prepared for their new roles as they originally thought.

9 Tips for Building a Referral Network for Your Medical Practice
By Adam Uzialko | April 25, 2016

Experts in the healthcare industry weigh in on how you can build a robust referral network to support your medical practice's revenue cycle.

5 Important Personal Branding Tips for Women in Business
By Nicole Fallon | April 22, 2016

women in business, personal branding, networking, leadership, social media, women entrepreneurs

Dear Brittney: Should I Fire an Underperforming Employee?
By Brittney Morgan | April 18, 2016

Is someone on your staff slacking? If you're considering firing an underperformer, here's our advice.

Saying Goodbye: How to Conduct Effective Exit Interviews
By Chad Brooks | March 30, 2016

OfficeTeam offers several tips on how to make the most out of your exit interviews.

7 Important Things Effective Leaders Do Every Day
By Nicole Fallon | March 08, 2016

These traits and habits can help elevate your leadership from good to great.

Are Performance Reviews Fair? Managers Disagree
By Chad Brooks | February 24, 2016

Most managers differ on what makes or doesn’t make performance reviews fair.