management

5 Things You Can Stop Obsessing About

Some things in business are worth worrying about and some aren't. These are those that aren't.

Don't Be The Boss--Be The Leader

You don't want to be their boss. You want to be their leader.

5 Psychological Hacks to Boost Your Bottom Line

Use the power of positive thinking (and four more psychological powers) to push you and your employees to greater productivity.

How to Take the Pulse of Your Employees

Do you know what your employees REALLY think about you and your business?

7 Ways to Get More Value from Your Values

Your company's values, whatever they may be, should be reflected in everything you do. Otherwise, why have them?

7 Mistakes Bosses Make That Drive Employees Crazy

Sometimes leaders and managers can't avoid these seven common pratfalls of bad bosses. But with some careful management, these stumbles don't have to hurt morale or productivity.

7 Ways to Inspire Others

Firing and hiring are expensive, and you probably can't replace business partners and colleagues, but if you're willing to lead, and they're willing to improve, change is possible.

10 Signs You're a Micromanager (And How to Reform Yourself)

If you see yourself in more than a few of these ten signs of micromanagement, seek help immediately.

Identifying Good Managers Through Leadership Competencies

Clearly defining required proficiencies can help you create a stellar management team. Get started on your list with these 12 common ones.

Cultivating Teamwork Excellence

Want to have a great, effective team? Learn how to be a great team leader.

Incentive plans always go awry

Ever worked someplace that had an incentive plan (as in, "Hit these targets and you'll get a bonus")? Here's a little tidbit for you: Incentive plans always go awry.

How to hire employees

I worked one place that was much, much better than anyplace else I ever worked. The guy who ran it told me that the secret was in how to hire people. Most managers do it the wron

10 Keys to Great Management, learned from an inner-city mission worker

When my family and I volunteered at an inner-city agency, I thought I would learn about showing compassion, embracing diversity, and being grateful. The last thing I thought I woul