How to Throw a Work Event That Doesn’t Suck

Work happy hours and annual retreats are great and all, but if you want to make a truly memorable experience for your employees or co-workers, here are three great ideas.

3 Unexpected Lessons I Learned When I Became a Manager

When I became a new manager, I knew it would be tough. But doing these three things helped my team be more creative and productive—and me be a better boss.

3 Questions Managers Need to Ask Before Getting Involved in Office Drama

You need to pick your battles—and managers shouldn't always get involved in office politics. Here's when you should (and shouldn't) intervene.

How to Be a Better Manager (When Your Team Members Are All Different)

Your team is chock full of different personalities and communication styles. Here's how to be a better manager and stronger leader for all of them.

7 Habits That Separate Trustworthy People From Everyone Else

Here's the difference between colleagues you like and colleagues you truly trust and respect in the office.

It’s Not Always Easy to Be a New Manager, But There’s One Thing You Need to Do to Get Ahead

Put your new manager woes aside, and get ahead with The Muse's tips.

7 Ways You Can Keep Everyone’s Spirits Up During Tough Times at the Office

Thinking about team culture in times of stress and uncertainty can seem unnecessary, but it's crucial for moving forward and reaching success later on.

This CEO’s Trick for Building Stronger Relationships Is So Easy That You Can Pull it Off Too

If you like learning from successful people, you'll love this CEO's easy trick to build strong relationships with co-workers, even those you don't know well.

Step Away From the Ping Pong Table—There Are Better Ways to Contribute to Your Company’s Culture

Company culture is key to happy employees (and employee retention). Here's how you can contribute to your company's culture.

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Boss Is Invested in Your Growth

Staying at a company long-term means making sure your manager cares about your professional growth.