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Managing for Happiness Reveals a New Approach to Employee Engagement

What motivates your employees to come to work?What makes them happy when they get there?These two questions have plagued managers and owners for …

Employee Engagement

5 Easy Steps to Boost Remote Team Productivity

It was inevitable. As digital communication became easier and more sophisticated, elements of the workforce began to work remotely. By the end of the …

Project Management

4 Traits of Exceptional Leaders That Appeal to Every Generation

Yes, Boomers and Gen Xers love these as much as Millennials.<p>Somebody asked me the difference between management and leadership. In a rush to a meeting, I said, "You <i>manage</i> the work, and you <i>l</i><i>ead</i> your followers."<p>Sure, in the context of the day-to-day corporate grind, you cannot have one without the …

Leadership

Stop These 8 Negative Mindsets That Make Entrepreneurs Miserable

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is far from easy. Sleepless nights, constant stress and wearing multiple hats, all are the norm. From the outside looking in, it might appear that it’s all rainbows and sunshine, but ask even the most successful …

Entrepreneurship

The Secret Life Of Your Boss

This is the secret story behind life as a boss.<p>To be clear, I’m not about to share secrets about leaders. That’s for another column on a different day. And to make doubly sure we’re both on the same page, a boss is named as such because they manage people in some form or fashion. A leader may or …

5 Tells That Show You're a Rookie Leader | Inc.com

Whether you are a new startup founder building out your team or that up and coming corporate manager leading a team, you undoubtedly should be thinking of ways to be an effective leader. Over the past 30 years of managing teams as well as advising rising executives, I have found that the first step …

Leadership

Supervision Matters: Why Good Supervisors Shouldn’t Be Unicorns

As the author of <b>Supervision Matters</b> points out, supervising, managing, and leading are often lumped together in one confusing mass of knowledge. …

Leadership

An Intro to Project Management

It's a boring topic, project management, one filled with more cryptic vocabulary and acronyms than most. Wouldn't it be better to just <i>do</i> the work, …

Project Management

6 Essential Phrases Used By Top Leaders

Great leadership is a habit. It is something you embody every day, and that means adopting more leadership-oriented language<p>Leadership: it is one of the most important skills to have in the job market. In a world where companies are increasingly flat and where great work relies heavily on solid …

Leadership

Resumes are overrated for startup hiring

<i>Abhay Parekh is the co-founder and CEO of recruiting startup Lytmus.</i><p>As every entrepreneur knows, an idea is only as good as the team executing it. However, building the <i>right team</i> is often even harder than finding the right idea. So how does one build a great team quickly?<p>The most common approach is …

Employment

7 Questions Every Team Leader Should Ask

<b>Dear Annie</b>: I was hired a couple of months ago to lead a team of branding specialists at a consumer-goods company. It’s my first management job. So …

Leadership

7 Leadership Lessons From the Coach Who Mentored Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, and Jeff Bezos | Inc.com

Most Silicon Valley titans are familiar figures. They make commencement speeches that rack up millions of views on YouTube, get profiled by business websites such as this one, and have irreverent movies made about their lives.<p>And then there was Bill Campbell, who died of cancer on Monday at 75. He …

Silicon Valley

How to Tell If a Team Member Is Ready for a Management Position

There are a few, telltale signs that an employee might be ready for a management position within your company and ready to take on a small team of …

Leadership

Looker’s slick Slack integration inserts data directly into conversations

Looker, a data visualization and business intelligence startup announced a new component today that brings Looker data directly into Slack conversations without having to access the program separately.<p>The new tool is called Looker Slack Bot and is built using the Slack bot technology. It provides a …

Chatbots

A Stanford Psychologist Explains How to Motivate Others to Change

Nagging doesn't work and neither do inspirational speeches. This does.<p>What's harder than talking yourself into making difficult but necessary changes in your life? Getting the people you love (or even the people you work with) to change.<p>At one time or another, most of us have been told that trying …

Motivation

3 Social Media Best Practices For Small Businesses

<b>3 Social Media Best Practices For Small Businesses</b><p>For small business owners, social media marketing is one of the most underutilized marketing …

Marketing

If your web site offers live chat, be prepared for hackers

Live chat has become ubiquitous as a sales and support tool for software as a service (SaaS) or cloud based services. Entire businesses have been built around providing live chat, such as Olark (which my company uses) or Intercom. As the CEO and founder of a SaaS business (Sendwithus.com), I had …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

Time Management

A New Year's Look at My Meditation Failure

I wanted to start this New Year with a solid success of becoming an accomplished and consistent participant at Mindfulness Meditation. I tried, I really did. But Mindfulness Meditation just didn't stick with me. I was very good during the eight weeks of class. After the class was over I scheduled …

Here's a simple trick to use at the end of the workday so you can actually relax when you get home

Unfortunately, you can't turn off the part of your brain that's still preoccupied with work issues.<p>Yet a new study suggests that there's a simple strategy for mentally distancing yourself from your job. The trick? Write down exactly how you plan to complete any uncompleted tasks the following …

Time Management

<b>Learn how to use a free tool to make 5 legitimate Android Apps in only 1 hour!</b><p>Make 5 Android Apps in 1 Hour – No Coding!<br>MP4 | Video: 1280×720 | 44 …

The Most Comprehensive List of Free Online Marketing Tools - Flora Pang | Growth Marketing Expert

Marketing

Your 12-Month Guide to Staying on the Right Financial Track in 2015

Ah, January -- the time when we reminisce about the past year and vow to do better over the next 365 days.<p>Money, too, is never far from our minds during this season of contemplation.<p>According to a recent Fidelity study, about a third of the roughly 2,000 people who responded to the study plan to …

Personal Finance

Top 15 tools To Achieve Accuracy in Your Web Development/Design Projects | Productivity Tools

Post Views: 38<p>Good management is a key factor in design team collaboration as it crucial the project data to be properly organized and distributed. …

Project Management