Managing Remote Employees

Managing Remote Employees

Over the past several years, companies have been progressively moving away from the standard 9 to 5 hours in the office and to allowing employees to telecommute. Aside from being able to stay in pajamas while you work on your reports, having the option to work from...
Mistakes New Managers Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Mistakes New Managers Make (and How to Avoid Them)

For many people, actually being promoted is a huge achievement. Being promoted to a managerial position is a goal for many workers. Those that move into this type of role often bring along with them grandiose ideas on improving the workplace quickly. Not everyone can...
Tell-Tale Signs Your Employees Want to Leave

Tell-Tale Signs Your Employees Want to Leave

Losing qualified employees is one of the costly events that can happen to a business owner. Once your employee has been trained for the position and you come to depend on them to fulfill their responsibilities, it becomes imperative that management knows the warning...
Making the Most of Your CRM

Making the Most of Your CRM

Customer Relation Management (CRM) is crucial for any company that relies on customer service in any capacity. Companies utilize their CRM software to measure and analyze data related to customer interaction and lifecycle. The goal of this process is to ultimately...
Agile Performance Management

Agile Performance Management

As a leader in a company or organization, it’s important to make sure your team members are staying on track and doing the job to the best of their abilities, but this can sometimes be difficult to gauge unless you have a strategy in place to effectively measure the...
Micromanagement: The Creativity Killer

Micromanagement: The Creativity Killer

We’ve all encountered a micromanager at some point or another. Be it a former job or maybe even a current one, micromanagers are found in every industry and at every level of employment. Micromanagement typically leaves people with a bad taste in their mouth and...
How to Build a Thriving Company Culture

How to Build a Thriving Company Culture

For many business owners and entrepreneurs, having a successful business means having a profitable one, but in order for companies to be the best they can be, building a company culture should be on the top of the list of priorities. When businesses first start up,...
TED Talks Everyone in Management Should Listen To

TED Talks Everyone in Management Should Listen To

  Whether you’re new to being in management, or are a senior level manager to your team, being a supervisor means you have to acquire new skills in order to be successful and steer your team in the right direction. There are excellent resources to help those in...