A Very Fast-Growing Group of Entrepreneurs: People Over 50
Here's why baby boomers want to start businesses -- and what their ventures need to succeed and thrive.
As Baby Boomers Retire, It's Time to Replenish Talent
Boomers are leaving companies at a steady pace -- and many businesses appear largely unprepared for their impending absence.
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Part-Time Work Can Benefit Baby Boomers and Their Employers
Baby boomers are working longer, either by choice or financial necessity. But not all of them must remain in full-time roles.
How Entrepreneurial Talent Drives Business Success
Studies clearly show that business-building talent affects behaviors that in turn influence entrepreneurial outcomes.
Different Demographic Groups Must Be Managed Differently
Age, generation, gender, education level and tenure, among other things, all relate to a worker's engagement.
Factory Workers Don't Care About Their Company's Mission
Company-wide mission statements often don't resonate in manufacturing plants. But a local mission does.
American Entrepreneurship: Dead or Alive?
When businesses are closing faster than they're launching, free enterprise dies -- and America dies with it.
Innovation Has No Value Without Entrepreneurship
There's no shortage of innovative ideas in the U.S. What the country really needs is more entrepreneurs starting new businesses.
German Companies Need Talent-Based Hiring and Development
Most of the country's employees are in roles that don't allow them to fully contribute. The fix: a strengths-based approach.
The Five Best Articles on Customers and Entrepreneurship in 2014
Top articles of the year include how the best companies engage their customers and the talents of great entrepreneurs.
The Five Best Workplace Articles From 2014
Big Gallup findings include why great managers are so rare --- and why employee satisfaction doesn't matter, among others.
How to Build a More Effective Police Force
A Latin American force is promoting public safety through improved workplace conditions. The results are very promising.
How to Become a Customer of Choice With Your Suppliers
Companies that have a close relationship with their suppliers enjoy key business benefits.
Finding Compatible Work Partners Is, Well, Work
Finding compatible partnerships in the workplace is a long process, developed through determined effort and awareness.
Memo to Executives: Well-Being Boosts Employee Engagement
When a company builds a culture of well-being, employee engagement will accelerate and customers will see the impact.
How to Add Trillions of Dollars to the U.S. Economy
Finding and tapping the most talented business builders in America would have a dramatic economic impact, says an expert on entrepreneurship.
How Entrepreneurs Sabotage Their Businesses
The biggest challenge many entrepreneurs may face is a self-limiting or self-inflated view of their capabilities -- either of which can severely damage their enterprises.
Should You Treat Distributors Like Employees? Or Customers?
Distributors sell your products and services like employees, yet have needs and demands like customers. It's a complex relationship -- but the best suppliers treat them like partners.
How Hospitals Can Maximize the Patient Experience
In healthcare, creating an optimal patient experience is now a top priority. Hospitals can begin to achieve it by adopting a strengths-based approach to managing and developing staff members.
The Real Disruptive Innovation in Education
Though colleges and universities might be threatened by disruption from online courses, the only disruption that matters is supporting students with mentoring, caring professors and deep and experiential learning.