Leading

Small Business Tips and Ideas for Leadership and Working with People

When it comes to running a small business, leadership is of the utmost importance. Employees look to you for guidance and to set the tone for your company. Learn more about what it means to be an effective leader with the articles in this section, which cover topics such as employee management, hiring and firing, and team building.

Online Education: A Necessary Tool for Corporate Training

In the world of business, there is no place for mistakes. Businesses can be hard, stressful and sometimes relentless. If you are an aspiring businessman or businesswoman and you want to become successful in your field, there are a few things you need to take into account.   One of those things, probably the most important one, is that proper education will get you a long … [Read more...]

5 Employee Appreciation Ideas Your Team Members Will Love

Most companies out there are full of creative and hardworking people who eagerly contribute, but not all of them are acknowledged for their work. If you want to make sure your team members know you care, you need to keep coming up with ways to show them appreciation. That being said, we singled out 5 employee appreciation ideas your team members will love. Celebrate Your Team … [Read more...]

5 Interviewing Tips for New Business Owners

If you are a new business owner, it is normal for you to be almost as nervous as the job candidate when you conduct your first interviews. The candidates that you hire will shape the future of your business. Because of this, it is vital that you choose the right people to be on your team. The process of hiring can get annoying and expensive, so here are five interviewing tips … [Read more...]

Ways to Support Employees with Mental Health Problems

Sadly, there are millions of people suffering from some form of mental illness. Whether from depression, chronic stress, anxiety, or burnout, when a person’s emotional well-being is off balance, it alters their ability to perform at work. A wise employer knows that if their staff isn’t doing well mentally, this will begin to impact productivity. Ultimately, the best way to … [Read more...]

So, You Want to Hire a Developer?

Now more than ever, as all industries begin to embrace some aspect of technology in their work, it is important to be able to deliver the best software as possible. Companies of all types are investing in web apps and mobile apps to grow their business. Because of this, demand for software engineering talent has skyrocketed. High demand coupled with low supply continues to … [Read more...]

Establishing a Fair Corporate Structure for Employee Behavior Is Important, and Here’s Why

When companies make sure that they address any potential substance abuse issues their employees might have with proactive programming, a lot of those issues can be greatly improved. Programs for things like the education regarding substance abuse and assistance with it can result in performance-related improvements that can be significant. In other words, it doesn’t pay to … [Read more...]

Why Your Company Needs a Substance Abuse Policy

America takes pride in being a country full of hard workers. We keep to our work ethic as if it were a code on honor. We stay late and show up early, and have created all sorts of innovative products, services, and even evolutionary ideas. We have put computers in every household and even put a man on the moon. America’s workers have also drunk a lot of alcohol and done a lot … [Read more...]

When to Crowdsource and When to Make an Executive Decision

Leadership is complicated. While a good leader will always solicit and consider input from the team, there are also times when a decision needs to be made quickly and firmly without outside influence. Deciding when to use each of these approaches is one of the hallmarks of good leadership. So, how does a leader know when it's best to crowdsource a decision and when to wield … [Read more...]

Be Like Apple: 11 Steps to Build a Cult-Like Company Culture

Apple became the first trillion-dollar company in August of 2018. One reason for its success is the cult-like status it has achieved among its devoted customers. Another reason is the secretive, demanding and highly productive work culture that Steve Jobs created. Other incredibly successful companies have managed to build a cult-like following among their employees and … [Read more...]