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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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How to deal with 15 tricky work situations

From the judgy co-worker to a bad romance

 It's happened to all of us. We find ourselves dealing with an irritant that makes us dread going to work, whether it’s a shouty boss, a judgmental co-worker or a mysterious lunch bandit. But never fear, Entrepreneur is here to help.We got some advice ...

by Nina Zipkin  | August 04, 2016 04:00:00
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When to delegate and when to micromanage

There’s a distinction between the two, and both have their places

Micromanaging has become a dirty word in the corporate world. It’s used by employees to describe overzealous managers, who don’t trust them to perform the simplest of tasks without constant intervention.Certainly, no one wants to work for a boss who allows them no ...

by Fan Bi  | August 01, 2016 05:00:00
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5 big distractions that sabotage entrepreneurial success

Keep your eyes on the prize and accomplish more

Seldom does success come easily in business. Not to be pessimistic, but most entrepreneurs who make it have inevitably faced a myriad of challenges along the way. That’s just the way it is.And what has stunted their growth and success along the way hasn't ...

by Neil Patel  | July 31, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

6 secrets smart leaders employ to achieve work-life balance

Weekend work should not be the norm.

Maintaining peak performance at work is often stressful and demanding. Responsibilities and deadlines can easily bleed over into a team member's personal life and the result can be anything from health problems to burnout.Related: The Truth About Work-Life BalanceIt's in a leader's best interest to ...

by Firras Kittaneh  | July 28, 2016 05:00:00
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9 answers you need about yourself before starting your business

Check if you could give yourself a passing mark before you embark

When considering starting your own company, there are a lot of financial, legal and business questions you need to ask yourself. "How am I going to raise money? Who are my competitors? Are there patents on similar products?" I’m not going to ...

by Ryan McMunn  | July 27, 2016 01:00:00
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Success in life is not a clickable link

Insights for businessmen on the natural progression to success

With technology, we are all moving at the speed of light in our businesses, our communications and our personal lives. What I’ve learned along the way is to reach your goals, you have to make time work for you and not against ...

by Jeff Olson  | July 22, 2016 07:00:00
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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
Startup Tips

3 steps to empowering employees to think like CEOs

Make sure your frontliners guarantee your customers’ satisfaction.

In today’s interconnected world – where one negative customer experience can spread like wildfire – an incredible positive experience, by contrast, can be a brand's defining moment.Front-line staff members who serve as the face of your organization for clients are literally on the front lines ...

by Omar Soliman  | July 21, 2016 07:00:00
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5 good karma tips to grow your business (Infographic)

Plant good karma seeds and watch your profits grow.

Business school teaches us the basics of how to run a business. But there is a lot they do not teach us that I feel is critical to a successful and meaningful business.Related: 10 Ways to Grow Your Home Based BusinessHaving heard many ...

by Melissa Dawn  | July 19, 2016 02:00:00
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6 pieces of compelling advice that many entrepreneurs ignore

Learning what went wrong and how to improve on it is the path to success.

Entrepreneurs tend to get so busy that they may not heed impactful pieces of advice. And this oversight can negatively impact their success (or lack thereof) in their business ventures.Related: Advice From 14 Successful Entrepreneurs for Everyone Beginning the JourneyThe fact that entrepreneurs spend a lot ...

by AJ Agrawal  | July 18, 2016 09:00:00
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How employers can help employees attain work-life balance

You’ll be surprised what 2 days without sitting in rush hour can do to someone's stress level.

The 40-hour work week is dead. Work-life balance is impossible, and our always-on mentality is exploiting our personal lives. We have heard this all before and will continue to hear it from executives across industries and the mediums in which we receive our ...

by Peter Hirst  | July 18, 2016 07:00:00
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