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How To Manage People Who Are Smarter Than You

If you suddenly find yourself managing a team of bright individuals, don’t be intimidated. This is a great opportunity to push your m...

12 Easy Tips To Get The Most Out Of Employee Mid-Year Reviews

Few people enjoy sitting through a mid-year performance review. But as the manager, you can take specific steps to make the meeting as ...

16 Types Of Employees & How To Motivate Them

Want to understand your employees better? Want to tailor your motivation tactics to keep everyone working at 100 percent? The answ...

How To Have A Strong Employee/Employer Relationship

Is your company on the road to success? If not, it could be because of weak employee/employer relations. Maintaining strong employee/em...

Who Does What? | Manager Duties Explained

Thinking about becoming a manager? Or maybe you’re creating a managerial position in your business. Both demand that you know what t...

How To Do Payroll Accounting Yourself | DIY Guide

Here’s a frightening fact: many businesses calculate their payroll and payroll taxes incorrectly.  What’s worse, miscalculations o...

How To Choose A Volunteer Management Software | GetSling

Managing volunteers is a time-consuming task. There are so many variables to contend with that it almost feels beyond the abilities of ...

15 Project Management Skills To Help You Succeed

If you want to excel at your job as a manager, it’s vital to cultivate project management skills. While some of these skills are simi...

20 Best Management Books To Read For Success

Curious about how to improve the way you manage your business? The answer is simple: Read! Reading books by leaders, entrepreneurs, and...

How To Start A Coffee Shop | A Detailed Guide

What do you get when you cross a tireless entrepreneurial spirit with a love for all things coffee? A coffee shop owner, of course! If....

How To Recognize And Handle A Disgruntled Employee | 10 Steps

Disgruntled employees are like bad apples: they can spoil everything around them. If you see your team’s productivity decrease o...

12 Things You Should Never Do When Firing An Employee

Unfortunately, firing employees is a necessary part of business these days. Whether you manage a small restaurant, a franchised coffee ...

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