The hard-driving, ruthless boss may fit the stereotype of today’s most successful corporate executive. But the most effective workplace leaders are honest, caring and flexible. Six profiles show the full spectrum of supervisory skill—as rated by employees.
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Is your business under review? No, we don’t mean an IRS review. Are you under review from your own clients?
Big companies are like living laboratories for small firms: Watch them closely and you can learn much from their trials and triumphs.
More than two-thirds of teens (67%) say they’d like to start their own businesses someday.
Government researchers issued a warning last month about the recent spread of MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), an easily acquired staph infection that now causes more deaths per year than AIDS.
When you want to gather thoughts from your staff or some other group, don’t just say, “What do you think?” Rather, hold a more focused feedback session.
One of the quickest, least capital-intensive ways for small companies to grow is to connect with a larger partner or brand.
Motivation comes in three flavors: power, affiliation and achievement. So do bosses.