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Top 3 reasons why HR is critical to your company's success

HR directors aren't usually considered a CEO's right hand, but they should be

Who is a chief executive officer’s right hand? The vice president of sales? The chief financial officer? What about the head of human resources?HR usually isn’t lumped into this "right-hand" category and that's a shame because HR leaders are critical to the ...

by Matt Straz  | November 27, 2016 12:00:00
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How to disrupt your next meeting ”" and look like the smartest person in the room

Even the most ineffective meetings represent opportunities for leverage

Eighty percent of success, the saying holds, is about just showing up.By this measure, the millions of meetings that are held in offices across the United States every day provide attendees with a strong chance to make the other 20 percent happen.If they could ...

by Harrison Monarth  | November 21, 2016 08:00:00
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A special guide to growing stronger, feeling better and bouncing back after failure

It's not the mistake that matters but how you bounce back

Entrepreneurship is no walk in the park.The mistakes leaders make can have personal impact. Take it from the founder of Renoun, a startup specializing in professional skis. Circumstance forced him to ask his friends to give up their stakes in the company they shared – clearly a ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | November 21, 2016 08:00:00
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3 ways to create a great workplace

These steps will help employers build a company where everyone wants to work

If you want to build a truly great company that will year in and year out outperform the competition, it's critical that you minimize employee turnover. And the more success you have, the more appealing it will be for other companies to ...

by Marty Fukuda  | November 18, 2016 04:00:00
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5 common work distractions that poison productivity

And here’s how to avoid them

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You sit down at your desk to work. You have five hours' worth of projects and about eight or so hours to get them done. And you smile to yourself, thinking how nice it will be to ...

by Neil Patel  | November 17, 2016 03:00:00
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Attention, bosses: Ensure your personnel’s physical, emotional and social well-being

How you can (and why you must) have work-life balance for your team, in and out of the office

In today’s workplace culture, with near-unbroken technology engagement, it’s become somewhat the expectation that employees be available throughout the day and night to answer emails, complete assignments or assuage clients.Employees are now the subject of their clients’ expectations of immediacy or their boss’ late-night messages. ...

by Gary Beckstrand  | November 16, 2016 12:00:00
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The 3 things all leaders must consider when hiring

Prioritize hiring for positions that will ensure an exceptional experience for the customer

Question: When a company is growing, how do you prioritize hiring needs?Answer: Staffing and hiring can be the most challenging duties for business leaders, regardless of the size of the company. Many struggle with figuring out how to prioritize their time, and it’s ...

by Trynka Shineman  | November 16, 2016 12:00:00
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4 ways to reward employees (and gain ROI!)

As Christmas approaches, here’s your guide to better company gift-giving

Everyone likes to feel appreciated. Many companies try to harness that feeling – especially now, during the run-up to the end of the year and the holiday season. That's why so many companies use gifts to incentivize their teams.In reality, though, such ...

by John Ruhlin  | November 03, 2016 11:00:00
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10 ways to make work easier (Infographic)

Work shouldn't be a drag ”" here's how to spice things up

You shouldn’t dread waking up and going to work in the morning. In fact, work should be something you enjoy – it’s where you spend a majority of your time, right? Regardless, some days can be rough, but they don’t have to ...

by Rose Leadem  | November 03, 2016 08:00:00
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20 signs that say it’s time to quit your job (Infographic)

If you can relate to many of these signs, it's time to rethink your 9 to 5

Most of us spend at least 40 hours a week at our jobs. That’s a lot of time. So if you’re not feeling passionate about the work you’re doing or notice you’re not growing professionally, maybe it’s time to move on.Your career should be a path ...

by Rose Leadem  | October 26, 2016 03:00:00
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The legal implications of expecting employees to work after office hours

Some bosses email employees in the evening ”" employees wonder why they aren't paid for answering

For the majority of small and medium business owners, work does not end when the storefront closes. Responding to emails, checking voicemails and calling employees after office hours with an “I can’t let this slip my mind” thought happens all too often, ...

by Steve Harvey  | October 24, 2016 08:00:00
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4 scientific ways of increasing your productivity everyday

Science gives all these a go ”" natural light, breaks, naps and choosing to be happy

 There is a ton of advice out there about how to strengthen your productivity, things like eating more vegetables to making more lists. Everyone claims to have the answers. But knowing what will really work takes more than just reading. It takes ...

by Murray Newlands  | October 24, 2016 08:00:00
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12 things every Type A person wants you to know

Got over-eager, high-octane teammates? How can you can deal with (and appreciate!) them?

Robert Frost once said, “The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.” He certainly wasn’t thinking about Type A people when he said that. ...

by Travis Bradberry  | October 11, 2016 04:00:00