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Can Your Team Love AND Respect You?

Love is in the air…on February 14th and all year round. How do you build a work team that loves you…

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3 Big Brand Ideas Your Retail Business Can Afford Today

How can you compete with big online retailers? What are the hot trends and tips from big brands that YOUR retail business…

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10 Big Game Points for Your Bar or Restaurant

The Sunday of the big football game is the largest food consumption day after Thanksgiving. More than 110 million people will…

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18 Simple Ways to Keep a Positive Attitude at Work

What if there was a way you could easily expand your mind and see greater possibilities in life? What if…

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Motivating Employees: A New Guide for Managers

Get to work. Do your job. Sell more. These might be what you want employees to do, but brusque commands…

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Human Resource Planning: 17 Tips for Scaling Your Business

What’s your most important asset? Your employees, of course. They are your human resources, your human capital. And, without planning,…

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Why Being a Good Boss Might Make You a Bad Friend

I moved into my first managerial position when I was really young. I went from being a salesperson to leading a…

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A Quick Guide to Developing a Winning Management Development Program at Your Business

Bad leaders, bad employees, bad business. That’s maybe an over-simplification, but it’s not far off. Bad managers cause employees to…

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How to Develop a Strong Work Ethic Among Your Team

Strong work ethic. Reliable work ethic. The yeti and the unicorn. Fairy tales, all of them? Sometimes it seems that…

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The Managerial Skills Your Team Leaders Need to be Successful

Half of employees who quit do so because of a bad boss. Team leaders aren’t off the hook even if…

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How to Manage Stress At Work: An Epic Guide

It’’s not the job, but the worker. You might appreciate lists of which jobs are most stressful so you know…

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18 Ways to Improve Your Project Management Skills as a Small Business Owner

When small business owners hear “project management,” it’s easy to also hear “more work.” As a small business owner, time…

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The Quick Guide to Employee Discipline: What Every Manager Needs to Know

Out of the blue, an employee gets fired. Or, tensions among employees increase because there’s a problem that isn’t being…

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What Effective Management is All About: A Guide for Managers of Hourly Employees

Hourly employees sometimes feel as if they’re invisible. They aren’t salaried. They don’t have the “serious” benefits. They might not…

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8 Best Practices for Building an Effective Employee Performance Review Program at Your Business

You can thank the government for employee performance reviews. Reviews weren’t all that common until the Performance Rating Act of…

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