5 Lessons We Can Learn About Leadership from Barbecue

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. For thousands of years, humans have gathered around a fire, relying on its warmth and ability to provide sustenance. And while our modern-day gatherings may look a bit different from those of our pre-historic ancestorsthere is still some magic that occurs when a group of people comes … Read more

Too Many Meetings Suffocate Morale & Productivity

Too many meetings suffocate morale and productivity getty Early stage companies have many demands on an employee’s time. From getting the product built to marketing for new customers to getting the capital lined up, it is a never ending battle to fit in all that work in a limited amount of time. But what is … Read more

Why Situational Leadership Is More Relevant Than Ever

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The 1959 classic film Ben-Hur is frequently cited as one of the best movies of all time (watch it if you haven’t). At one point before the epic chariot race scene, the Sheikh introduces Charlton Heston’s character Judah Ben-Hur to the four horses he’ll be racing. The … Read more

4 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Micromanaging Your Team

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Employees all over the world work in a constantly changing and evolving work environment. While leaders and managers should focus on ways to improve their team’s overall work experience, they should also not forget about upgrading their leadership strategies. Micromanagement has been widely used in terms of … Read more

The Best Managers Have These 6 Skills

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The Great Resignation is still unfolding around the world. And with headlines touting that recent quitters are feeling happy with their decisionmore and more people are considering their options. Poor managers have long been a driver of resignations — nearly two-thirds of people quit their boss, not … Read more

How Your Business Can Make It Through the Labor Shortage

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Most people thought that “The Great Resignationand the labor crisis would be a temporary issue. But not only has the situation not recovered, it is getting worse. Although 428,000 jobs were added in May 2022, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, participation in the labor force … Read more

The 3 Most Common Excuses for a Lack of Innovation – and How You Can Conquer Them

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. “We are focusing on something else right now.” “We already focus on innovationbut we call it something else.” “We already have a strategy for innovation.” “That’s not my job.” While challenges for companies vary, excuses for a lack of innovation are always surprisingly similar. Below are three … Read more

3 Costly Mistakes Leaders Make When Trying To Resolve Conflicts

Many leaders have been in a situation where there was a proverbial elephant in the room. In the workplace, the default course of action is to tiptoe around the elephant. Anxious about a potential confrontation, leaders are often afraid they’ll be misunderstood or perhaps worried that they’ll somehow make the situation worse by speaking up. … Read more

4 Reasons Decentralized Business Management Is Booming

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The nature of the workplace is changing thanks to evolving social attitudes. While remote work is hogging the headlines, another revolution is taking place in workplaces: Centralization is out, and decentralized management is in, reflecting wider technological trends. Cryptocurrencies, Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) and Web3 emphasize the … Read more