Leaders of start-ups can proactively manage growth by defining their cultural values, developing competent leaders through coaching, and formalizing a change management plan that accounts for the impact of change on people and culture.
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Recently the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announced it would stop delivering mail on Saturdays. It is expected to save $2 billion a year, a drop in the bucket compared to the $16 billion loss reported in 2012.
Sales leaders should consider that their top performers have a slightly easier ride than others. The star salesperson may have slightly more attention from the team leader, may get slightly more leads (as the leader sees they have the best chance of converting them into sales), and feels a certain respons
More and more in recent times I’ve found myself turning the notion of business failure over in my mind. Mainly because, even at the pinnacle moments of success, we all still have that little pinch or pang of fear that it might just go wrong. In some respects, this isn’t always a bad thing – indeed I would be an advocate of nurturing a little edginess to stay sharp… however, the extreme fear factor is one to watch.
Sickness in the workplace causes missed deadlines, sloppy work, and overall low morale. Luckily, catching the bug at work can be avoided, unlike those pesky awkward teenage adventures. Here are 5 tips to prevent you and your employees from getting sick.
John Hennessy, the President of Stanford University, made quite a splash recently when he publicly predicted the death of the lecture hall as university education takes advantage of online capabilities.
For most managers, having to fire people is a low point of their position. Truth be told, the situation promises to be slightly awkward and uncomfortable for each party involved, even more so for the employee.
The beginning of the year is a good time to dust down your business and give its strategy a good, honest workout. Like our physical selves, post-Christmas indulgence, this time of the year provides a great opportunity to banish bad habits and get ourselves fitter… the same rationale applies to business, and strategy.
When people are presented with a crisis, it typically triggers the part of our brain called the limbic system. This primitive part of our brain is responsible for emotions, motivation, predatory and defensive behaviors, memory and other functions.
A thriving business is within reach if you understand that hiring in 2013 improves business growth and performance.