Never Embarrass Your Employees

It takes a long time to build trust with your staff but not very long at all to tear it down. By far, the easiest way to lose the trust of your staff is to embarrass them.

Conflict is Unavoidable

Most conflict occurs because of a lack of clarity in communication, so I feel it is important to address here. Expect conflict. Learn to deal with it. Anytime there's more than one person, you're bound to find conflict. It's only natural. We all have separate backgrounds, different tendencies, and unique perspectives. It's no surprise we disagree from time to time.

Building a Team through Shared Goals

For any business to succeed, you have to build a team that works together. That team includes you as the business owner, any employees you have, your vendors, your partners—everyone who is part of running your business. When it comes to building that team, although talent is important, a cohesive group that sticks together is the number one priority.

3 Reasons Why You Should Support Your Employees’ Hobbies

Some leaders prefer to take a hands-off approach when it comes to their employees' personal lives, but, in fact, getting to know your employees outside of work and taking an active role in supporting their hobbies can benefit your company in several unexpected ways.

3 Ways to Become Better at Managing People

Managing people is no easy task. But no matter what business you’re in, you’re going to be working with people, and effectively managing them...

Does Your Personality Type Affect Your Business?

A group with different creative styles is beneficial when managed properly, since diversity in all forms brings about new ideas and innovations...

The Anatomy of a Great Business Team

In business, the dynamics of a team can make or break a project; this is even more prominent in small businesses where the role...

Motivate Your Staff with These 4 Easy Incentive Programs

You’ve heard it before, but we’ll say it again: your small business is only as good as your employees. Without them, it doesn’t matter...

6 Simple Ways to Keep Morale Up in the Workplace

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), happy employees are more likely to have better health, relationships and even money management skills. Keeping morale...

How to Make Your Sales Team More Productive, Part 1

Increasing competition in the retail market, both offline and online, makes it necessary for small business enterprises to enhance both the productivity and efficiency...

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