Do You Really Believe in the Future of Your Business?

Do You Really Believe in the Future of Your Business? - http://zanesafrit.typepad.com Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Strategy
From http://zanesafrit.typepad.com 5096 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 24, 2008 12:34 am
Steve MacGill, CEO of Peersight Online, shares how you can tell if You Really Believe in the Future of Your Business. Read More
Standard reference check questions have become so rote that I can rattle them off half-asleep. How long did the candidate work with you? What were the candidate's strengths and weaknesses? Was he a team player? Try these 8 questions and see what kinds of answers you get: Read More

Is College Worth it for Entrepreneurs?

Is College Worth it for Entrepreneurs? - http://www.youngentrepreneur.com Avatar Posted by emd5005 under Self-Development
From http://www.youngentrepreneur.com 5099 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 23, 2008 12:01 am
Another great post asking the question: is college even worth it if you're going to be an entrepreneur? Read More

When workers need a raise but you can't afford it

When workers need a raise but you can't afford it - http://www.usatoday.com Avatar Posted by ginalee under Employee Benefits
From http://www.usatoday.com 5100 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 19, 2008 11:36 pm
Many small business owners are finding themselves in painful conversations with employees these days, chats that start with "Boss, I'm really strapped for cash — I need a raise." But many companies are also hurting and an owner may need find a way to help a staffer without involving money. Human resources professionals say that by being crea Read More

The More Meetings, The Less Trust

The More Meetings, The Less Trust - http://www.slowleadership.org Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Management
From http://www.slowleadership.org 5102 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 18, 2008 1:21 am
The reason meetings are such a continual waste of time and energy is simple: pervasive distrust. And there's also a simple way to prove to your people who much you trust them. Read More
Michael draws out five leadership lessons and brings attention to a particularly interesting point with this one: "All of us would do well to reflect on how receptive we are to the suggestions and opinions of others and alternate points of view. Leaders need to question their willingness to hear certain voices and not others. They need to make a Read More

5 practical tips for getting better performance feedback

5 practical tips for getting better performance feedback - http://www.allthingsworkplace.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://www.allthingsworkplace.com 5102 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 17, 2008 3:50 pm
Steve Roesler offers five practical tips for finding out how you're doin'. My favorite is number four: “Your best relationships are with people who say 'no' to you. This isn't about someone refusing to give you feedback. It's about the paradoxical dynamic that surrounds difficult news. It takes a high level of trust to say 'no' to someone. As a re Read More

Seth's Blog: Should small businesses whine?

Seth's Blog: Should small businesses whine? - http://sethgodin.typepad.com Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Strategy
From http://sethgodin.typepad.com 5103 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 17, 2008 4:06 am
Seth sums it up nicely. Small business is a weapon, not a reason to whine. Read More

Religion in the Workplace

Religion in the Workplace - http://www.americasbestcompanies.com Avatar Posted by Gowithabc under Human Resources
From http://www.americasbestcompanies.com 5103 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 16, 2008 9:04 pm
A recent survey by the Institute for Corporate Productivity has shown that religious strife in the workplace is a real problem. The problem is, what can you, the business owner, do to quell this trouble before it harms your business without running afoul of antidiscrimination laws? Here are some ideas. Read More

Small Business Is Latest Focus in Health Fight

Small Business Is Latest Focus in Health Fight - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by ZaneSafrit under Human Resources
From http://www.nytimes.com 5108 days ago
Made Hot by: on July 14, 2008 4:18 am
Affordable health insurance is one of the biggest challenges for small business. It's one reason talented employees stay at large companies. They and their families can't afford to NOT have it. It's not our fault we can't offer health insurance as an employee benefit. But, the insurance industry has priced it out of our reach. Here's some sol Read More
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