10 Things Bosses Never Tell Employees, But Should

Even if you’re an exceptional boss — and here’s how to tell if you’re an exceptional boss —there’s a lot you don’t know about your employees.
There’s also a lot employees don’t know about you.

"Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion."Tony Hsieh

"Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion."
Tony Hsieh

The Awful, Horrible Bosses Who Taught Me Everything

I know, I know… No one is ever supposed to publicly talk about how bad their boss is. After all, why would a potential employer want to hire you if it is at all possible that you might voice a bad opinion about them?

Surviving a Conference Call

One of the biggest problems with virtual meetings is that it is hard for participants to build rapport with each other, a hurdle cited by 75% of 3,301 businesspeople surveyed in 2012 by RW3, a New York culture and leadership training company.

Team members

Team members

Dream

"If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary."Jim Rohn

"If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary."
Jim Rohn

10 Powerful Ways to Develop Your Employees

Investing in the development of employees is the most important and rewarding thing a manager can do. Yet for some reason, it’s often the last thing on a manager’s “to do” list.

10 Common Time Management Mistakes: Avoiding Common Pitfalls

Many of us know that we could be managing our time more effectively; but it can be difficult to identify the mistakes that we’re making, and to know how we could improve.
When we do manage our time well, however, we’re exceptionally productive at work, and our stress levels drop. We can devote time to the interesting, high-reward projects that can make a real difference to a career. In short, we’re happier!

"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it."Henry David Thoreau

"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it."
Henry David Thoreau

Ten lessons Zappos can teach us about staff and customer retention

Companies are often more focused on acquisition than retention, but Zappos has turned this on its head, looking to market itself through quality of service.
Here are just a few lessons that can be applied to other businesses…

The One Simple Question That Identifies a Narcissist — PsyBlog

At first narcissist look better, sound more confident, have trendier haircuts and are funnier.
So how can you easily identify a narcissist before you get in too deep? The answer is: you just ask them.

"Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible."Frank Zappa

"Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible."
Frank Zappa

3 Tips to Get the Most Out of Conferences

Conferences and networking events can be draining on our energy (and our mobile devices). Even the most extroverted among us can start to feel overwhelmed at these big events, but they are invaluable ways to make industry contacts and get the word out about your company. So here are three ways to make your conference experience a success.

11 Items Successful People Have at Home

Success is more than a measure of someone’s achievements. It’s an indicator of their habits, their productivity, and the choices they’ve made. So it’s no wonder that successful people tend to have many of the same habits.