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How to Keep Employees From Losing Sight of the Company Vision

How to Keep Employees From Losing Sight of the Company Vision

Sure, your company's mission statement is on your website for all to see . . . but what about your vision?
Is Your Team Not Diverse Enough? This Could Be Why.

Is Your Team Not Diverse Enough? This Could Be Why.

Too many companies focus on quickly filling a position with a candidate who can do the job, or subconsciously hire people who reflect the makeup of the team
Want to Preserve Your Company's Culture As You Grow? Here Are 4 Ways.

Want to Preserve Your Company's Culture As You Grow? Here Are 4 Ways.

Think about functioning "as a family." Example? One company has sit-down lunches for its 200 employees.
Having Trouble Hiring the Right Employees? Maybe It's Your Tech's Fault.

Having Trouble Hiring the Right Employees? Maybe It's Your Tech's Fault.

Companies should depend less on technology and more on human interaction during the hiring process.
How Empowering Their Neighbors Helped Empower This Franchise

How Empowering Their Neighbors Helped Empower This Franchise

Every business wants its community's support. These two Buffalo Wild Wings owners earned it by supporting their community first.
How This CEO Makes Fun a Priority While Leading a Prestigious 73-Year-Old Company

How This CEO Makes Fun a Priority While Leading a Prestigious 73-Year-Old Company

Lippincott CEO Rick Wise shares his take on successful leadership.
Money Can't Buy Motivation When It Comes to Working Harder or Going to the Gym

Money Can't Buy Motivation When It Comes to Working Harder or Going to the Gym

If you're looking for ways to motivate your employees, think outside of pay incentives.

Want to Work at Apple, Facebook or Other Tech Giants? Here's What You Need to Know.

A recent study reveals the hiring trends of today's top tech companies.
Music Is Everywhere at Sonos, Including a Hidden Listening Room

Music Is Everywhere at Sonos, Including a Hidden Listening Room

The sound of silence is not one you'll hear at this speaker and consumer-electronic startup.
Watch Out! These 4 HR Tool Mistakes Will Cost You.

Watch Out! These 4 HR Tool Mistakes Will Cost You.

Many small business leaders continue to face major issues when choosing their HR tools. And the result is often costly.
The 5 Traits (Some Surprising) I Look for When Hiring New Workers

The 5 Traits (Some Surprising) I Look for When Hiring New Workers

Think you want a "yes man" (or "yes woman") as your next next employee? Actually, you don't.
Pyramids Are for Dead Pharaohs

Pyramids Are for Dead Pharaohs

The bigger your company grows the more fancy titles there are that have nothing to do with taking care of your customers.
The 'Al Capone Theory' Shows How Sexual Harassment Hurts Your Bottom Line, Too

The 'Al Capone Theory' Shows How Sexual Harassment Hurts Your Bottom Line, Too

When you hire and partner, look for people whose values you can trust in all things.
Research Shows 3 Ways to Bring More Humanity to the Workplace

Research Shows 3 Ways to Bring More Humanity to the Workplace

I believe in eliminating the false dichotomy of work versus life and instead infusing work with humanity.
Why These Founders Train Their Employees to Quit

Why These Founders Train Their Employees to Quit

Entrepreneurs Craig Handley and Tony Ricciardi built a business that's done more than $1 billion in sales in the last decade on the back of an unbeatable company culture.
Uber Recently Gave Pay Raises, But Are They Enough to Keep Employees Around?

Uber Recently Gave Pay Raises, But Are They Enough to Keep Employees Around?

Compensation and work-life balance are both key to keeping workers happy.
It Takes More Than Tech to Get Teams to Collaborate Effectively

It Takes More Than Tech to Get Teams to Collaborate Effectively

The many project management tools available are useful but don't substitute for healthy culture.
How Luke's Lobster Is Clawing Its Way to the Top

How Luke's Lobster Is Clawing Its Way to the Top

Sustaining both ocean life and business growth are at the heart of this company's philosophy.
4 Companies Share How to Instill Hope in Employees

4 Companies Share How to Instill Hope in Employees

One CEO pushed initiatives without sharing the company vision. That caused employees to doubt her. So, she changed.
Check Out the Office Space Built for Rockstars and Supermodels

Check Out the Office Space Built for Rockstars and Supermodels

Need inspiration for your own offices? Take a peek at 360Cashmere's setup.