The chances of losing an employee within their first year of employment are higher than you would think. 20 percent of employee turnover happens in the first 45 days. • 23 percent of new employees turnover
You think you're an understanding leader with a finger on your team's pulse. Your team might feel you're letting them down. At a workshop I led, I asked leaders to talk about employees who were causing
Meaningful conversations are incredibly powerful. They ease our loneliness, spur thinking, and according to research, boost happiness. In business they are a wellspring of creativity and decision-making
We’ve heard for decades that we should only hire A players, and should even try to cut non-A players from our teams. But not only do the criteria for being an A player vary significantly by company, it’s
How do you define a valuable employee? Is it experience or maybe work ethic? Do you see competence in a specific area as the be-all and end-all of determining employee value? What about soft skills? Do
Um. Ah. So. You Know. Like. Right? Well. When we find ourselves rattled while speaking — whether we’re nervous, distracted, or at a loss for what comes next — it’s easy to lean on filler words. These give
Think for a moment about the most effective boss that you've ever worked with in your life. As you look back, ponder for a moment what made that individual stand out. What characteristics made him or special?
As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery.
As I've grown older and more experienced, the greatest of all lessons learned is how simple most things in life really are; and yet, how we try our darndest to complicate them. In part, I'm sure that's
The beauty of rotisserie chicken from Costco is that it's cheap ($5), delicious, and extremely versatile. You can buy one at the beginning of the week and use it to make quick meals for days; it's the
Having spent the past 10 years relentlessly studying psychology, self-improvement, and entrepreneurship, there are many people who have inspired and influenced my thinking. However, over the past 3 years,
At first, I thought it was a job scam. A joke. But, a little research proved it was legit. Companies are doing this thing referred to as a, "Snowflake Test." One employer using this technique recently
If you want to start a business, you'll need advice on where to start, what pitfalls to anticipate, and how best to spend your time and money to get your idea off the ground. While you may be tempted spring
If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely
If you want to win new business and build a valuable network on LinkedIn, it's all about understanding how to find (and utilize) context for a one-on-one conversation. With the plethora of available data
About 350 years ago, a shipload of travelers landed on the northeast coast of America. The first year, they established a town site. The next year, they elected a town government. The third year, the government
Though critical, user experience is often overlooked in website and app design. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. User experience is often overlooked in website and app design
Time to break out the thesaurus. LinkedIn today released its 2018 Top 10 Buzzwords in the U.S. Two of them -- "leadership" and "strategic" -- overlap with the 14 words that recruiters and I last month
Job interviews are designed to help a hiring manager determine if you're a good fit for the team. Behavioral interviewing is the technique many employ to figure this out. It's a set of open-ended questions
Does the thought of working for the boss from hell frighten you? Perhaps you've already met that dismal fate and are considering a change. Or maybe you made the change and have sworn off bad bosses forever.
To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to yourself