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Management & Leadership

The Wrong Way to Hire

If “good” isn’t the right word to describe the candidates you are considering, the word “perfect” is downright dangerous. There is no perfect candidate, and no one will be a perfect fit for the job or your culture.

How to make 'management by wondering' work for you

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal identified some research that questions the effectiveness of management by walking around. Here's how to make the most out of the management approach.

Top 10 Tips for Better Business Partnerships

Business partnerships are much like personal relationships: They deserve and require consistent attention. So what do you do when the blues hits your business partnership vibe? How do you rebound?

Co-Founding is a Serious Commitment: Are You Ready to Get Hitched?

Four startup veterans from food and beverage, fintech, safety analytics and consumer product firms share their personal stories as co-founders. This includes tips for choosing a partner, establishing relationship boundaries and identifying red flags.

In Leadership, You Have More Choices Than You Think

How you lead, who you are as a person, whom you work for and your happiness are all greatly within your control, so own it.

How You Run Your Business is Critically Important

Building the right operating system that includes communication, planning and a healthy culture is just as important as having a sound strategy.

Why Your Organization Needs a Fraud Hotline

Hotlines result in a 41% reduction in median loss and a 50% reduction in the duration of the fraud. Therefore, it makes good sense — and is good governance — to give your employees a way to alert you about potential fraud or unethical behavior.

A Big Personality Won’t Cut it in Business

What do Tesla, We and Uber have in common? At least two things: unprofitable business models (as I write this) and founders with egos the size of Saturn. It turns out that a bunch of hot air is not the same as a good-looking P&L

10 Mistakes Business Leaders Make on Their First Book

Writing a book is an overlooked tool for positioning, marketing or selling a company. However, books are the ultimate business card and a creative way to expand your brand’s voice.

Maternity Care is Expensive: Here’s How Employers Can Help

It’s clear the more businesses understand the unpredictable costs of maternity care, the more they can serve as advocates for their employees during such an important life event. Quality maternity care translates to business benefits beyond just savings on health care costs.

All Entrepreneurs are Liars, and It’s Stifling Your Company

Lying to yourself as a business owner is no way to grow a business. It’s time get honest about money, people, growth and build a plan to get through it all.

The Best Leaders are Short on Rules but Adamant About Principles

The people who work for you like your rules as much as you liked your mother’s rules as a teenager. You might need some of them, but your employees will be more committed and have more enjoyment if you lead with principles.
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