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If you test-drive a car, why not an employee? Seth Godin shares his thoughts on what you can learn by having a candidate "do the work" rather than just talk about it.
The five dysfunctions of teams: results, accountability, commitment, conflict, and trust. To be effective, you'll need to understand the power teamwork ultimately unleashes, as well as the sometimes painful steps required to make it a reality.
This tool will help entrepreneurs identify specific responsibilties and allocate the time to be spent on them for the entrepreneur and the management team.
The people working for you will be the ones to determine your success. This article will help you discover what motivates them.
This article covers one of the key elements needed to take a startup to scale. And that's making sure you assemble a top team that understands business frugality (e.g., foregoing high salaries early on for equity).
As your company grows, you'll need to obtain specialized and technical advice on a regular basis. Consider using outside professionals because they are usually less expensive than hiring full-time staff when you have a project needing outside expertise.
Effective leaders can be groomed to manage adversity and sustain high-performance. Based on research conducted with more than 40,000 leaders across industries and sectors, the Gallup organization has identified specific abilities that can lead to success.
The on-boarding of staff members can be confusing to newcomers. Yet, this is a time when most employees build important relationships-- friendships, in fact, that can double the chances of those new employees being satisfied at work. In excerpts from his recent book "Vital Friends", author Tom Rath shares suggestions for both formal and informal orientation processes.
In research conducted by the Gallup organization with more than eight million subjects, employees are more likely to stay with the organization, have more engaged customers, and will be more productive if they have ties of friendship to others in the organization--especially their bosses. An exemplary boss is one who gets to know employees on an individual basis, tailoring their management to the individual.
Attracting, identifying, training and retaining leadership talent is key to a high-performance organization. With globalization, leading is much more complex process than simple project management. Different situations will require different leadership styles, a compelling vision, and the ability to reason in the face of ambiguity.
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