The Insider: Management

12 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Give Back and Do Good

From making good part of their company mission to volunteering on days off, young entrepreneurs are invested in giving back to the community. Here are a dozen ideas to inspire you to do the same.

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5 Mediation Principles Leaders Can Use to Address Conflict

Business leaders don't need to be professional mediators to artfully avoid conflicts, listen smarter and become more adept at negotiating conflicts among employees, clients and vendors.

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YEC Member Spotlight: Robert Glazer, Founder and Managing Director of Acceleration Partners

Acceleration Partners founder and managing director Robert Glazer offers his insights about business to first-time entrepreneurs -- especially with respect to getting the right people on your team at the start.

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Why Every Entrepreneur Must Learn to Ask the Right Questions

Our lives and thereby our startups are based on the decisions we make -- but more importantly, on the questions we ask. Are you asking the right question of yourself today?

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Recruiting Executive Talent for Your Startup? 8 Hiring Tips

Hiring executive-level talent for your startup team is one of the most important things you'll do as a leader. Eight YEC members share their advice for making the right choice.

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How I Did It: 4 Pieces of Advice for Sibling Co-Founders

Conventional wisdom says starting up with a family member is dangerous territory, but 9 Clouds co-founder John Meyer (and his "brofounder") have found the opposite to be true.

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How to Ask for Advice: 4 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Advice is one of the most valuable assets an entrepreneur can get -- yet most of us are terrible at asking for it, and even worse at returning the favor.

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Restricted Stock or Stock Options? 5 Factors to Consider

Most early-stage startups use equity to attract and keep talented workers. Here are five reasons why providing restricted stock is more effective than stock options.

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3 Rules for Startup Teams That Thrive on No Rules At All

In first grade, Ben Wagner pulled the fire alarm to prove a point about rules. As a startup CEO, he's on the other side of the rule making -- or not making. Here's what keeps his team moving forward.

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Work-Life Balance Is Overrated: 3 Tips to Stop Feeling Guilty

Chasing the elusive "work-life balance" often makes entrepreneurs feel guiltier than just, well, working harder. Lisa Nicole Bell has a remedy.

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How Women Can Balance Strong Leadership With Authenticity

How can women balance being strong leaders with remaining authentic? Here are three ways to find your authentic leadership style (without being labeled "bossy," "pushover" or worse).

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Business Leaders: Are You Listening (or Just Talking)?

Great leaders listen well and often. If you’re serious about improving your listening -- and your business in the process -- then you’ve got to measure it.

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12 Secrets to Being a Better and More Innovative Boss

To lead an innovative company that breeds creativity, there are some key things you need to know. Twelve entrepreneurs share their secrets to being a better (and more inspiring) boss.

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How Being a Woman Helped Yael Cohen Change Lives

Being a woman helped Yael Cohen change lives with FCancer. She believes other women in business can follow her lead and use those "feminine" traits to their advantage.

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11 Tips to Cut Through the Noise and Maximize Productivity

When everything in your business is a priority, how do you cut through the noise and focus on what's important? Eleven entrepreneurs share their best tricks.

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11 Tips to Make Your Team's Next Startup Retreat Rock

Planning a retreat for your startup employees is no easy task -- but it's worth the effort! To make your business trip a team-building success, here are the top 10 things to consider.

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13 Budget-Friendly Ways to Improve Customer Experience

Startups don't always have to spend big money to get great results. Here are 13 practical ways to adapt your customer service to fit today's (higher) customer expectations.

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12 Must-Have Skills for Startup Employees

Twelve successful entrepreneurs share which traits matter most to them when choosing which employees to promote.

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15 Tips for Job Seekers Who Want to Work for a Startup

From how to ace the interview to what NOT to put on a resume, 15 startup founders divulge what they're really looking for from their new hires.

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3 Ways Millennials Can Master Generational Conflict at Work

When you're a young woman who has to manage older reports, age-related drama is bound to happen. Here are 3 tips to stop the conflict before it starts.

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