Roberta Chinsky Matuson
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Category Archives: Small Business Management

Why Small Businesses Have Such a Hard Time Firing People

I was recently interviewed by CNN and was asked why small business owners find it so difficult to fire people. I don’t believe this situation is limited to small businesses, as I’ve worked in a number of organizations where ineffective people were able to hide out for years. Some were never discovered and may even […]

Also posted in Leadership, Performance Management, Productivity, Profitability


What Employees Really Need From Their Bosses

Leadership, communication, feedback

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Will Your Employees Still Love You Tomorrow?

Who cares if your employees will still love you tomorrow? The real question is, will they still respect you tomorrow? One of the biggest mistakes business owners and managers make is being more concerned about being loved, than respected. So much so, that I’ve dedicated an entire chapter to this topic in my new book, […]

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Can You Help People Who Don’t Want to Be Helped?

Executive Coaching, productivity, profitability

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Small Business Management: How to Start the New Year Off Right

If you are looking to get a jumpstart on the competition then read this article that I just wrote for Monster. Click Here and let me know what you think. What else might you add to this list?   Roberta

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