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Did you move from a big company to a startup?

An engineer describes what it was like to ditch his job at Microsoft for a startup with just 25 employees.

Before Michael Borozdin left his job at Microsoft in 2006, he was an outstanding performer at the company. 58 more words


Managing the Reluctant Leader

We are all familiar with the enthusiastic go-getters on our team. Those who are earnestly future-focused, intent on being recognized, rewarded and propelled to new heights through sheer determination and self-confidence. 852 more words

Talent Strategy

5 Reads: Be Selfish, Eliminate Regret, Psychology of Email and More

Happy Monday! Here are 5 great reads on the things managers do that make good employees quit, the importance of friends at work, being selfish, eliminating regret and the psychology of email. 328 more words


Pirate’s Agreement

Did you know pirates had a compensation package for injuries, profit sharing and equal voting rights? Below is an excerpt from Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship… 469 more words


Is your boss a micro-manager?

Some people are naturally detail-oriented. Some get nervous when they don’t feel fully on top of things. Others just like to tell people what to do. 247 more words

Personal Skills

Managing People: Brick Walls and Going Backwards

During my degree and in my career I’ve been very interested in the area of people management particularly the specific area of staff development and appraisal. 910 more words


Are Your Employees Lost in the Woods?

I got lost in the woods on Monday.

Well, technically I knew where I was, I just underestimated the amount of time it would take to run a newly opened trail and I didn’t have any water with me. 340 more words