Here are real solutions to the make-or-break problems faced by every manager – not just opinion, but evidence based on extensive studies. Learn the surprising truth about what behaviors you really want to reward, why too much communication can be as dangerous as too little, and why "happy" employees aren't always more productive. Discover how to overcome the real obstacles to teamwork, improve hiring and employee evaluations, heal "layoff survivor sickness," and even learn charisma.
Leading venture capitalist David Gladstone's nuts-and-bolts guide will walk you step-by-step through the entire VC funding process, showing you exactly how to get funded fast – without the trauma. Learn how to make your company stand out and eliminate dead-ends with the wrong funds. This new edition covers the latest techniques, tax rules and changed marketplace realities.
Top negotiator Bob Mayer reveals powerful negotiating tools drawn from experience and the latest advances in psychology, sales, trial advocacy and communications. Includes the highly acclaimed Deal Maker's Playbook, a collection of step-by-step "how-to's" and "what-to's" for 38 common negotiating situations.
Get fast, dependable, plain-English legal guidance for everything from ADA accommodation, diversity training, and privacy issues to hiring and termination, employee benefit plans, compensation and recordkeeping. You'll get up-to-date information as well as practical tips and checklists in a well-organized, easy-to-use resource that includes a bonus CD-ROM.