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A new person joining your business can prove to be quite a stressful event. And not only for the new employee themselves but also for you and your team. The way you go about onboarding new employees will define the nature of your first weeks together. In his article for Harvard Business Review, Ron Carucci argues that the correct onboarding of new hires can increase employee retention. “If you want to retain the talent you…

Here it is: for all you lovers of good stories, educational reads and inspiring copies, we’ve just prepared a list of Medium publications worth following. As you’ll soon see, all of them are perfect for CEOs, managers and business founders. But if you’re none of them, then read on still because each of these unique collections offers something to learn from. And by the way! While you’re hitting the follow button on these publications, don’t…

Chances are, you’re one of these people who don’t like saying no to anyone, especially your co-workers. Or at least, yo feel bad doing so. However, it’s likely that you’ve also already heard that it’s actually a good idea to refuse from time to time. This rule goes beyond that. A successful team says no collectively to quite a few things. As a group, you should refuse to do what hinders your success. Today we’re…

In his article for Fast Company, Marcus Wermuth from Buffer shares his idea of what’s becoming a manager is like. Not a promotion, he says, but a change of career. Managing projects isn’t all that different. Once your boss tasks you with ensuring project delivery, you realize how different it is from what you’ve been doing until now. Hold on, you think. Why are we even saying that? Because in startups, anyone can become a…

What do you think about when hearing about “team productivity”? Pomodoro timers on your employees’ desks? Everyone using the Eisenhower Matrix on a regular basis? Or maybe you think that a good project management system is the only thing you need? There’s more to it. So much more. None of these fancy techniques won’t help if you don’t understand what team productivity is really about. And it’s a phenomenon a little more complicated than assigning…

What is your team’s problem? Do you find it hard to close projects on time – or at all? Perhaps you feel like you and your people keep spinning wheels? If you wish your work was moving forward faster, today we’ll teach you several principles of the effective teamwork. Communication won’t be one of them. You’ve probably heard that one already. If you’re struggling to make your team more effective, dig in – here are…

You’ve tried everything and it seems like increasing productivity of your team is impossible? If the tips you’ve found so far don’t seem to work out, the issue may lie somewhere else. If your team isn’t productive enough, your business will suffer sooner or later. And that is why you want to find the cause behind the problem as soon as possible. That’s exactly what we’ll be talking about today. Forget about the basics -…

Name one problem that you face every day as a startup founder and we bet there’s an app for it. Just a few years, different business problems had to be solved manually or with confusing spreadsheets. But not anymore! Whether you’re a freshly-baked founder or you’re looking for more tools to improve the way your company works, you’re in the right place. We did the homework for you. Check out these 18 tools for startups that…