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3 signs it's time to fire the boss

A management change can define long-term company goals and culture

Fox News Channel recently found itself making headlines when Andrea Tantaros, host of “The Five” and “Outnumbered,” filed a lawsuit alleging that her boss, Fox News’ then-chairman Roger Ailes, had sexually harassed her. Other female hosts at the cable network, including Gretchen Carlson, quickly ...

by Cris Burnam  | October 20, 2016 05:00:00
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5 ways telecommuting saves employers money

Say goodbye to fares, rents and all other avoidable expenses

While vocal work-from-home opponents like Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and Zappo’s Tony Hsieh have gotten a lot of media attention in recent years, it’s getting more and more difficult for businesses to deny that telecommuting is a smart business decision. Telecommuting is a pervasive, continuing ...

by Drew Hendricks  | July 22, 2016 07:00:00
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Fixing problems with mid-level managers can fix everything

Communication is the key to any relationship, more so in professional ones

There’s a bad relationship trickle-down effect happening between leaders in companies. A study by Vanderbilt University published in January 2015 found that when mid-level managers don’t have a good working relationship with their boss, the effects are felt down the line from senior leaders to ...

by Thuy and Milo Sindell  | July 22, 2016 06:00:00
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4 tips to balance growth vs profitability

Finding the right balance means leading your organization to success.

Where do you fall right now on the growth vs. profitability spectrum? Many CEOs will push growth at all costs. After all, high-growth companies are often dramatically more valuable than slower-growing companies in the same industry. However, if as revenue grows profit ...

by Joel Tramell  | April 22, 2016 01:00:00
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Follow my lead

Here are 6 practices to get your team behind you.

TAKING THE LEAD. General Antonio Luna, center, exhibited leadership excellence by being able to lead his troops despite their lack of skills, experience, and maturity for battle. Photo from the Heneral Luna movie Facebook page“At its core, leadership is about guiding people on ...

by Johanna Poblete  | March 28, 2016 07:00:00
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Invest in growth: Your employees' growth, that is

Because too many leaders forget about the raw talent of the young rookies.

Warren Moon, Jim Kelly, and Dan Marino were some of the best quarterbacks to ever play the game, yet they never received the Vince Lombardi trophy. That is because it takes more than just seasoned players to make a winning team.As a ...

by Brook Price  | March 03, 2016 01:00:00
Startup Tips

7 caustic management behaviors to avoid

Change these behaviors to avoid losing your top performers.

The number one reason employees leave a company is because of poor management, period. And most anyone who's ever worked can relate to that statement. Each time I've left a position, the reason hasn't been because of low pay or poor benefits. Instead, I left ...

by Beth Miller  | February 03, 2016 07:00:00
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6 ways to improve your management style

Improve your management style, whether you're an old hat or a novice.

Whether you’re just starting out as a manager or you’ve enjoyed considerable success over the years in management positions across a wide swath of sectors, the ever-shifting work landscape and the generational shift of workers entering it mean that what worked effectively one year ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 02, 2015 01:00:00
Business Ideas

4 free online tools for your business

Save on expensive business software with these precious finds online.

Despite the numerous ways Internet moguls are able to monetize what people consume online, there are still a handful of useful online tools (aside from Google Docs and Skype) available for free—collaboration platforms, customer generation tools, data recovery systems, among others. Most ...

by Lorela U. Sandoval  | June 13, 2012 10:00:00
Business Ideas

22 questions to ask during exit interviews

Knowing why they resign can help you develop a better human resource aspect

Resignations present companies an opportunity to acquire information about systems and policies that often can’t be obtained in ordinary situationsTo an employee, resigning from a company could mean simply lying low from a current job or stepping up to a higher career ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 16, 2011 04:00:00
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