Looking for ways to motivate your employees?
As a small business, you may not be able to pay the highest salaries, but you might be able to make up for it by creating a great environment where people want to work.
If you’ve gone through the effort to hire the right people for the job, you want them to stay. So what makes employees want to stick around?
Don’t show ‘em the money (even if you have it). Here are nine better ways to boost morale.
If your employees are spending much of their time doing things simply because they have to, don’t be surprised if they seem a little less than motivated. I noticed this was happening at my company. So I decided to get rid of all …
Ideally, a capitalist economy is constantly becoming more efficient. The benefits of that newly gained efficiency, however, are not always uniformly distributed. Sometimes it goes to business owners in the form of higher prices, …
For a lot of startups, the potential for a big payoff can be the biggest lure for attracting and retaining good employees. But what can you do to keep employees happy and engaged when IPOs and mergers are a long way off?
As a small business, letting your employees work remotely can make for happier and more productive employees and also save on overhead costs.
Let’s face it, entrepreneurs don’t exactly have a reputation for diplomacy. In the rush to market and success, they often come across as blunt when a well-chosen word or phrase might make the same point and do more to motivate employees.
In her new book, Sleeping with Your Smartphone, Harvard Business School professor Leslie Perlow details her years-long research project with the Boston Consulting Group, an attempt to improve the work-life balance at the …