Raises are almost as much fun to give as they are to receive. Even after 20-plus years of running my own business, I love how a team member’s face will light up when they hear that they’re appreciated — and that appreciation is being shown...

Google announced this week that the search giant has given its chairman Eric Schmidt $100 million in stock and a $6 million cash bonus because of the company's performance in 2013 (CNN Money). Also this week, Microsoft announces Satya Nadella will be the company's new...

Tip #17: Verbalize what you what or need to another person. My bonus son* Cris recently received a promotion and raise as an Oil & Gas Landman. I asked him how that came to be. He quickly replied, "You have to earn it but you also...