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A virtual assistant--yes, a real human being, not a software program--can help busy entrepreneurs who need to delegate non-critical or administrative tasks but don't want someone on site.
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.
Teams can take many forms during the early stages of growth inside the entrepreneurial venture. Providing adequate training and development for staff members makes group-based interactions more productive and many find the experience itself quite enjoyable. Here are links and suggestions for planning, implementing and measuring the results of team building activities.
US Department of Labor's resource on Health Plans and Benefits
Are you developing your top talent? Leaders that mentor other leaders become stronger leaders themselves. Avoid the distractions that can derail your leadership development process.
Programs and guidance materials, including Compliance Assistance materials, are available from the Department of Labor in the areas of affirmative action, the hiring of veterans and foreign workers, the employment of workers under the age of 18, and how to implement drug-free workplace programs.
Carve-out plans offer a different way to design pension and profit-sharing plans to meet specific funding goals. This blog entry by a VC walks through an example and shares links to related topics.
Basic guidelines that can help determine if and when an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) is right for your company.
Command and control doesn't work in today's organization. You can build a smarter, more resilient organization; it just takes a few changes in your approach to leadership.
Straight talk about hiring from the co-creator of Mosaic, which made widespread use of the Web possible. Inventor and entrepreneur Marc Andreessen shares lessons learned, such as what to value when evaluating potential employees, how to manage the hiring process, and what to do if you make a mistake. Very practical and very readable.
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