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.

How to get employees to solve problems on their own (without interrupting you)

More people mean less work. Right? At least that's the idea. When I first started hiring team members for my business, I thought it

How to minimize employee interruptions

How to get employees to solve their own problems (without interrupting you) You want your employees to be self-sufficient, but they still

The 4 types of BAD leaders [Infographic]

We've all had our fair share of bad managers. No matter how much we enjoy our work, a bad boss can make us truly miserable. You've heard the

How to communicate with your boss (and get what you want)

So, let’s say you’ve been working for a company for a while, and you really want to find a way to accomplish some new tasks or take on new

How leaders have the power to make their team feel like heroes

Our manufacturing plant was putting a unit out the door every 6 seconds -- and every one of them was defective. I was part of a design team

Hi, my name is Brad, and I’m an interrupter.

Let's pretend you and I were having a conversation. You had a point to make, I'm confident you did. But I couldn't wait to hear it. I

10 things holding you back from building a great team

Every business owner dreams of having a team of dedicated, driven and super smart people working for them. Often, they think if they just

5 great ways to encourage your team

If things are going a little rough in your business, it's really important to keep moral up. Encouraging and motivating your team is

6 Communication failures bosses make

Being the boss isn’t an easy job—it’s all about time management, understanding people, and leading the organization into the future. Bosses

How can I be a more effective communicator?

I wish I could put the thoughts that are inside my head into the heads of other people. Wouldn't that be great? I see what I want a