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.

4 Tips for Holding Better One-on-One Meetings with Your Employees

Are you having regular one-on-one meetings with your employees? Yes? Great! As a good manager, you probably want to make them better. No? Don’t...

What’s Your One Goal for Each Person on Your Team?

Too often, as managers, if we do coach, our coaching is ineffective. One of the key reasons is that we are unfocused on what...

10 Questions to Assess Your Motivational Skills

Motivated teams are the key to success at every startup, yet I still know entrepreneurs who gave an inspirational speech to kick off the...

Best Practices for Delegation

Successful delegation becomes possible when operations are consistent, proactive, and, most importantly, when decisions do not only rely on one person’s perspective. The CEO...

The Line Between Being Nice and Being Fair

If you cannot be grateful for what you have received, then be thankful for what you have been spared. ~Yiddish Proverb So many managers I work...
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How to Delegate to Boost Your Small Business Growth

Absent of delegating many of the jobs within your business, the only way to grow the top line is to raise your prices. You could increase sales, but to achieve that in any great measure, you would have convert more prospects, which will take more people.

How to Turn Your Employees into “Intrapreneurs”

For both startups and large established corporations, there are tangible benefits to empowering employees to act like entrepreneurs, like cultivating a culture of learning,...

New Research on How to Motivate Your Employees

How to motivate employees? According to new research, messages from on high need to be more abstract and less details. And messages from immediate supervisors need to be more concrete. Here's the summary.

5 Simple Steps to Boost Your Sales Reps’ Selling Power

For small businesses, sales is often among the top challenges—so implementing sales enablement processes may get punted down the to-do list. In fact, for...

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