21 Blog Posts Small Businesses Should Bookmark For Managing Millennials

Millennials – those roughly 18-to-34 years old – make up the largest share of employees in the U.S. workforce, yet…

13 Traits A Small Business HR Manager Needs To Have

Running a small business is more than a full-time job, it’s a lifestyle. Your team is your family, and every…

10 Important Reasons Why Great Employees Quit

Only a few things are as costly, disruptive, and time-consuming for managers and businesses as great employees walking out the…

13 Strategies on How To Be a Successful Manager

Congratulations! If you’re reading this, it probably means that you’re in a new management position. Or perhaps, you’ve been in…

70+ Free Resources For Becoming a Better Boss

Being a better boss is big business, with no end to the number of people who will sell you a…

Everything You Need To Improve Communication In The Workplace

Since the earliest part of history, the thing we humans have tried our best to do is communicate. Even today,…

55+ Essential Tips on How To Manage People

Management isn’t universal. In fact, for most of us out there, it can feel very unnatural at first. You understand…

How To Motivate Employees

15 Proven Steps On How To Motivate Employees

It can be hard to constantly feel like the only cheerleader around the office. You’re an advocate for both production…

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A Quick Guide On How to Manage Stress In The Office

Stress is a silent killer. When the pressure builds to perform, so does the pressure to stay calm, and it’s…

Best Productivity Tools For Work [2016 Edition]

We live in arguably the greatest time ever to start your own business. With virtually $0 in your pocket, you…

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How To Structure An Effective Interview

Interviewers hold a lot of power in their hands. You may not quite remember what it was like the last…

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25 Quotes Leaders Read Daily To Motivate Themselves

When you’re a leader, motivation is in your DNA. It’s something you’re constantly doing for your employees, for your team,…

5 Retention Strategies To Reduce Your Employee Turnover

It can be extremely demoralising when employees start walking. Whether it’s because they’re being cherry picked or they’re just unhappy,…

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4 Reasons Why Managers Should Spend More Time Listening Than Doing

Listening is hard when you don’t feel heard. As a manager, you probably dedicate the majority of your time to…

Positive Sentences Every Manager Says To Their Team

10 Positive Sentences Every Manager Says To Their Team

Management can be a lot of giving feedback. A lot of the time, that’s a thinly veiled way of saying you…

The Essential Guide On How To Be A Great Leader

In times of war and in times of peace, they change, but great leaders are always around us. Winston Churchill…

5 Online Marketing Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Business

Online marketing and advertising efforts use the Internet, email, and social media to drive sales through electronic commerce as well…

Follow These 7 Tips For Training Small Business Employees

A smooth and seamless employee training program is oftentimes overlooked in the small business sphere. Too often it’s assumed such…

5 Tools That Will Measure The Pulse Of Your Employees

As much as managers like to think that they have a good read on their employees, there’s always more to…

How Poor Management Can Create A Distorted Team

We all know that a manager is integral to having a functioning team, but for most people it stops there….

5 Areas To Focus On When Onboarding A New Employee

Think back to your first day at this job. If you’re like any other red-blooded air-breathing human, you were probably…

3 Key Traits That Differentiate You From A Boss and A Leader

If you have been lucky enough to have great bosses for your whole career, the title of this article may…

10 Creative Ways To Motivate Your Team When The Going Gets Tough

There’s no getting around it: you’re going to have some tough months at work. Things are going to get slow,…

7 Actionable Tips To Become a Great Manager

It’s not always written on the wall. While some people are natural talents for becoming a manager, others really only…

13 Responsibilities That Come With Being A Manager

Management is an amazing responsibility. It’s a position that we all aspire to in our careers—whether we’re gunning for the…

9 Websites Every Manager Should Bookmark

We don’t know everything. In fact, it seems our jobs are reminding us of that fact a little too often….

7 Tips To Be A Better Leadership Mentor

Becoming a leadership mentor is an incredibly honour. Whether you volunteered, were sought out, or it seemed to come out…

How to Get The Most Out Of Your Management Meetings

Let’s be honest: meetings can be such a hassle to deal with. What starts with the best of intentions quickly…

The Top 10 Common Mistakes That New or Inexperienced Managers Make

If you’ve been promoted or recently hired into a management position, congratulations! It’s scary, exciting, wonderful, and one of the…

The Quick Guide To Writing Better Job Descriptions

Your first point of contact when finding new job candidates is your most important: it’s your job posting. People take…

7 Essential Tips For Hiring The Right People

Finding the right employee is almost never easy. You go through seas of resumes, cover letters, and bad follow-up emails…

7 Ways To Improve Your Management Skills In One Week

There are going to be a lot of times in your management career when you don’t know how well you’re…

7 Qualities Of An Unforgettable Business Leader

We all have someone we think of when we hear “unforgettable leader.” Whether it’s someone you’ve directly worked for, or…

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider A Flexible Work Schedule

Flexible work schedules have long been a topic of debate. Whether it was good for company culture, better for productivity,…

20 Life Lessons You Learn When You’re A Manager

When you start out as a manager, it often feels like a demotion more than promotion. The hours are gruelling,…

7 Common Traits That You’ll Find In Valuable Employees

A good employee is worth their weight in gold. Maybe even platinum. When you have one, you know that you’ll…

8 Leadership Qualities That Every Employee Loves

Being a leader in your office is never an easy task. It’s an incredibly rewarding job with a lot of…

5 Ways To Boost Happiness At Work

Nearly 1 in 5 American adults suffers from some form of an anxiety disorder—including depression. More startling, 61% of Americans…

12 Best Business Books of All-Time - Employee Scheduling Pro

12 Best Business Books of All-Time

Sure, we all know about Carnegie’s How To Win Friends and Influence Others, or Hill’s Think and Grow Rich, but…

8 Ways To Boost Productivity At Your Small Business

The ebb and flow of small business is not for the faint of heart. We all know: every small business…

5 Genius Ways To Get One-Time Customers To Buy Again

Pop Quiz: Which buyer is most likely to buy from you and most likely to refer you more business? Buyer…

Boost Productivity By Streamlining These 7 Business Tasks

If you are like most business owners, you are spending way too much time on back office activities that aren’t…

Three Schedule Management Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

It’s easy to blame any number of things for scheduling mishaps, but at the end of the day, it all…