PEOPLE

This is our collection on subjects and topics that deal with your people -- your employees. Here's our best of on managing, leading, running, and dealing with employees.

Top 5 Moments for Straight Talk in Business

While there are certainly moments when fluff and niceties can be an asset to you as a business owner, there are times when there’s just

The Top 5 Ways to Build Trust

Steven Covey, author of The Speed of Trust, says, “We judge ourselves by our intentions and others by their behavior.” That’s a pretty

What Your Team Needs to Hear RIGHT NOW

Your team looks to you as the leader—and they need to know that as the leader, you have a plan. You’re the captain that’s steering this

Haste makes waste

“Take time for all things…” ~ Ben Franklin The wisdom of our forbearers has given us so many warnings about the dangers of hurry, rush, and

5 Lessons: How to Create a Great Internship Program

Unpaid internship programs revolve around an educational experience that’s really more like an extension of in-school training. Stray from

Building momentum: How to move your small business forward

In his classic book "Good to Great", Jim Collins introduces the concept of change in your business being like a flywheel: Now picture a

The top 5 ways to be the leader your team needs

What the heck is leadership? There are so many people who write about “being a great leader” and “having great leaders”, and “great

5 Employee appreciation ideas you wish you thought of before

Buying gifts for employees is often more difficult that figuring out what to buy your in-laws for birthdays or the holidays. So how do you

6 ways business owners can clone themselves (without actually doing it)

Every business owner who sets out to build a team really wants, not a team, but a CLONE. Cloning would effectively allow them to be in

How to build a top-notch team

How to build a top-notch team  When we start to hire team members, we don't need any specific person--we just need help. So we hire someone