Meaningful Motivation: What Actually Drives Employee Engagement
Managing employees is tricky. While our workers tell us money is the way to maximize productivity, results tell a different story. What do we believe?
Should Your Startup Have Summer Hours?
It happens every year as the weather gets warmer — employee productivity comes to a screeching halt. Employee productivity taking a slight dive at the beginning of summer isn’t breaking news.
10 Tips For Putting Together Your First Performance Review
There’s a top-down and bottom-up approach to reviews. I’m a fan of bottom-up reviews, since coworkers often know more about one another’s work ethic than “the boss” does. The best thing I ever did was including myself on the anonymous ballot, allowing my team to assess me as a leader. It created more of an…
10 Right Ways To Fire An Employee
Firing someone is never easy, but you have to be prepared with what you’re going to say and not waver from that position. It’s unfortunate that, as an employer, you have to be wary about potential litigation when firing someone. That’s why it’s best to just keep it short and professional. It’s often a good…
37 Ideas For Motivating Your Employees
A good job is hard to find, but every entrepreneur knows a good employee is even harder to keep. As an entrepreneur, one must ensure his or her company is staffed with people who look forward to coming to work every day for more than a paycheck. Through the years, I found that it was easy to keep employees…