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Managing

Get the latest tips, tricks, and expert advice on how to become a manager or improve as a manager from professional business experts.

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7 Areas Where Attention to Detail Can Create an Effective Organization
By Jennifer Dublino | June 06, 2024

Focusing on the details in key areas can boost your business's efficiency. Learn the areas where you should be extra attentive to the little things.

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With Power Comes Pain: The Downsides of Being the Boss
By Jennifer Post | June 05, 2024

Being a boss comes with challenges and hardships. Learn the downsides of being the boss and tips to reduce the stress of managing others.

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4 Tips to Build a Strong In-House Marketing Team
By Jennifer Dublino | May 24, 2024

If you have the resources, an in-house marketing team can lower costs and foster creativity and agility. Learn to build a strong in-house marketing team.

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The Best PEO Service Providers of 2024
By Skye Schooley | May 23, 2024

Professional employer organization services can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn about the best PEOs available for your small business.

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Drinking on the Job: Small Business Guide to Creating an Office Alcohol Policy
By Sean Peek | May 17, 2024

Some employers allow drinking in the office. Here's what businesses should consider when creating an office alcohol policy for employees.

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The Management Theory of Mary Parker Follett
By Sean Peek | May 07, 2024

Mary Parker Follett's management theory increases coordination among leaders and workers. Learn how to apply it to your business.

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A Strategy for Applying the Growth Mindset Concept to Your Business
By Jamie Johnson | May 01, 2024

The growth mindset was designed for education, but it can also be leveraged in business. Learn how to apply the growth mindset and reap the benefits.

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The Management Theory of Henry Mintzberg
By Sean Peek | April 19, 2024

Learn the management theory of academic and author Henry Mintzberg, including how it applies to small businesses.

Review
Insperity PEO Services Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | April 19, 2024

Insperity provides PEO services to businesses needing benefits administration, payroll processing, risk management resources and HR consulting. Its competitive pricing and flexible plan make it a...

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The Management Theory of Frederick Taylor
By Sean Peek | April 17, 2024

Make your business more efficient by using Frederick Taylor's scientific principles for employee management.

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Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What to Do When an Employee Returns from Rehab
By Skye Schooley | April 16, 2024

Returning to work is a critical part of recovery for many former addicts. As an employer, learn how you can best support an employee.

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9 Reasons Why Encouraging Fitness in the Office Is Beneficial
By Julie Thompson | April 16, 2024

Workplace wellness is a crucial aspect of modern employment. Learn how to encourage fitness in the office and gain health, productivity and morale boosts.

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How to Implement a Compressed Work Schedule
By Nicole Fallon | April 15, 2024

A compressed work schedule offers your employees additional days off without loss of income, benefits or productivity. Learn how to use it in your company.

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Why Does Power Abuse Persist?
By Petrina Coventry | April 10, 2024

Workplace bullying is all too common, and it leaves a permanent negative impact on both the victim and the company's culture.

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How Hiring a Chief Happiness Officer Can Save Your Business
By Skye Schooley | April 10, 2024

Employee happiness is a key component of business success. Learn what a chief happiness officer is and how one can benefit your company.

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Human Relations Management Theory Basics
By Miranda Fraraccio | April 10, 2024

Understand the basic premise behind the human relations management theory and the skills you need to implement it in your business.

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7 Powerful Tips for Highly Productive Online Meetings
By Julie Thompson | April 10, 2024

Online business meetings are a necessity in business today. Learn tips for more effective and productive online meetings without glitches and distractions.

Article
What Do Millennials Want in a Modern Leader?
By Jennifer Post | April 10, 2024

Millennials comprise a significant portion of today's workforce. Learn the modern leadership styles they value and the traits of millennial leaders.

Article
5 Ways to Improve Your Office Workflow
By Julie Thompson | April 10, 2024

Make your employees happier and more productive by following these tips for making your business run more efficiently and smoothly.

Article
How to Instill More Transparency in Your Business
By Jennifer Dublino | April 08, 2024

Instilling transparency in your business can boost employee retention, collaboration and productivity. Learn how to be more transparent.

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Managing Tips for a Multigenerational Workforce: From Baby Boomers to Gen Z
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 04, 2024

With 4 active generations in the workforce, managers should understand varying communication styles. Learn tips for managing a multigenerational workforce.

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8 Ways to Resolve Conflict Between Your Sales and Marketing Teams
By Julie Thompson | April 04, 2024

Sales and marketing teams don't always see eye to eye due to conflicting goals. Learn how to resolve sales and marketing conflicts and foster collaboration.

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Deel Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | April 04, 2024

Deel is a global PEO provider with various HR functions available. Learn why Deel is the best PEO for businesses that require global payroll services.

Review
Rippling PEO Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | April 04, 2024

Rippling is a full-featured HR and PEO service provider ideal for growing businesses that need scalability. Learn about Rippling's PEO tools and pricing.

Review
Justworks Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | April 04, 2024

Justworks is an accredited PEO with an intuitive platform and services like benefits and payroll. Learn why Justworks is the best PEO for ease of use.

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AlphaStaff PEO Review
By Skye Schooley | April 04, 2024

AlphaStaff is a comprehensive, flexible PEO that lets businesses customize services for their needs. Learn why AlphaStaff is the best PEO for franchises.

Article
Management Theory of Rosabeth Moss Kanter
By Sean Peek | April 02, 2024

Rosabeth Moss Kanter's change model and take on leadership can benefit your company. Learn her management theory's six keys and how to implement them.

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Why Brand Ambassadors Could Be Your Best Marketing Strategy
By Jennifer Dublino | April 01, 2024

Having employees act as brand ambassadors is a low-cost way to increase your company's marketing reach and engagement significantly. Here's how to do it.

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Small Business Guide to a Restaurant Management System
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 01, 2024

Restaurant management systems are essential tools that help you manage sales, staff, inventory and more. Learn which type might benefit your business best.

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White Lotus Teaches Managers How Not to Deal With Problem Customers
By Dan Ketchum | April 01, 2024

A White Lotus guide to customer service