Office Management

Overcome ‘negative vibes’ among your staff: 10 tips

A bad attitude that starts with one employee can quickly infect co-workers if you don’t rein it in. Here are the top 10 tips for confronting employees whose negative behavior has begun to affect the workplace.

How to retain staff and increase profitsA revolving door of staff can be very costly, so it's important to spend time focusing on what's really motivating employees. Workplace expert and trainer Bonnie Low-Kramen provides her top eight tips for retaining staff.
Your crystal ball: What employees want and don’t want

Wouldn’t it be great if you had a crystal ball to see what each employee wants or doesn’t want? Unfortunately, crystal balls don’t exist. But all is not lost. Here are some surefire hints.

4 tips for handling tough talks

Talking to employees about performance problems, attendance issues or an upcoming layoff can be difficult, but there are steps you can take to make those conversations easier. Here are four tips to help you.

A crash course on working with an assistant

Many managers don’t know exactly how to utilize their assistants. In this video, workplace expert and trainer Bonnie Low-Kramen provides her top five tips for getting the most out of your assistant.