The Key Ways You Can Take Your Business From Making Profits to Making Millions

Noah Kagan speaks with Eric Siu about how to see the big rewards from your entrepreneurial efforts.

Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Can I Get My New Direct Reports to Respect Me?

You're a new manager, and you have one direct report who skates by with the bare minimum. Because you're close in age, that employee doesn't seem to respect you or your position. Here's an HR professional's advice on how you can motivate that person to step things up.

This Is How Good Managers Help Their Teams Deal With Company Changes

For any change you’re leading or supporting, the key is understanding what people are actually resisting in these situations. Often times, it’s not change—it’s loss. We've charted all kinds of loss that employees anticipate during organizational change, but these six always rise to the top.

10 Times You’ll Have to Give Your Employees Tough Feedback (and Exactly What to Say When You Do)

Positive and negative feedback are an important part of anyone's professional and personal development. But giving effective feedback can be a hard thing to do. So to help you out, we've put together 10 real-life examples that'll be sure to make your feedback more impactful.

How to Keep Your Star Employee Motivated When You Can’t Offer a Raise or Promotion

You want to reward the high-performing employee on your team and let them know that their contributions are valued. There's only one problem: You don't have the resources to offer a raise or a promotion. Here's how to reward that person in other creative and more cost-effective ways.

9 (Free!) Online Classes for Managers Who Care About Diversity and Inclusion

The best work environments are often the most inclusive. They're likely to make more money and outperform other companies where diversity isn't a priority. If you're a manager who cares about creating a more supportive work environment, give any one of these free online classes a try.

The Ultimate Guide for Managers Who Have to Respond to Raise and Promotion Requests

If you’re a manager, one of the trickiest situations to navigate is a request for a raise or promotion from your direct report. But remember that this is an opportunity to show your employees you value them or help get them on track for next time.

This Is How Smart Bosses Retain Employees Returning From Maternity Leave

Companies that can’t retain working parents lose in the cost of recruiting and training new talent, as well as in high-performing and well-skilled employees. And bosses can make all the difference in how a person performs at work after returning from maternity leave and whether or not they stay.

Ask a Candid Boss: What Should I Do if I Don’t Like Being a Manager?

You were promoted to a leadership role and it's the first time you're in charge of people. There's only one problem: You've realized you don't like being a manager. Now what? Do you step down and stomach the pay cut? Or can you make this work for you? Here's the advice you need.

7 Career Conversations Good Bosses Have With Their Employees on a Regular Basis

Nobody is perfect, and even the best managers struggle to be “on” all the time when it comes to being the best boss ever. But one of the easiest ways to instantly improve your relationship with your own direct reports (and your overall team morale) is through communication—simple, we know.