Category: Leadership

Mastering the art of communication

Business owners can boost employee morale by making an effort to communicate their requests politely and maintaining a positive attitude. When delivering bad news, such as layoffs or pay cuts, address the issue plainly instead of talking around the issues, advises Karen Friedman, the author of “Shut Up and Say Something: Business Communication Strategies to […]

Becoming a strategic leader

Entrepreneurs who are getting ready to start a corporation, will be faced with the task of balancing short- and long-term goals, which can leave business leaders feeling overwhelmed. In an article for Forbes magazine, contributor Kate Beatty offers advice for how business owners can become strategic leaders. Entrepreneurs need to know how to position a […]

Productivity-based incentives can get small business moving

Entrepreneurs looking to get more out of their employee’s may want to consider productivity-based incentives, writes Ken Sweet, executive director at GPS, a management consulting firm. Economic instability has left employers in difficult situations when it comes to improving employee compensation. Sweet states that productivity-based incentives will spark employee activity and create initiative to drive […]