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Category: Blog

May
22
2018
No Career Path – Not Always a Problem

It’s generally recognized that a company must have a well-defined career path (i.e. opportunity for advancement) for its employees in order to attract, motivate, and retain them. But what if there are organizational constraints and the feasibility of promotions, at least in certain departments, is extremely limited? Is the company still able to inspire employees […]

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By admin May 22, 2018

May
15
2018
How to Find Employees With the Greatest Potential for Success In Your Firm

Finding the best employees for your open positions can be tough in any economy, and top candidates are even more difficult to find when the unemployment rate is as low as it is now. Ask any Business Owner and almost all will readily admit that one of their biggest pain points is human resources and […]

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By admin May 15, 2018

Apr
24
2018
How to be a Proactive Networker

How do you feel about networking? Do you love it and look at every event or meeting as an opportunity to make connections for yourself and others? Or, would it be more accurate to say that you avoid it like the plague? Like it or not networking plays an integral part in generating business, but […]

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By admin April 24, 2018

Apr
17
2018
Procedures Mean Peace of Mind and Better Profits Too

Nah, we don’t have any real procedures. The stuff just gets done. Procedures would just hamper our creativity. There’s no reason for us to have procedures. Everything is working out well right now. Our staff has been with us well over 15 years, they have it handled. Oh, if I had a dollar for every […]

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By admin April 17, 2018

Apr
10
2018
It’s Not All About Me?

Have you ever attended a business networking event and found yourself cornered by someone that talked about themselves in so much detail that you couldn’t get a word in edgewise? Yeah, me too.  It can be annoying and at times demoralizing. Let’s face it, there are many people that believe that it is “all about […]

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By admin April 10, 2018

Mar
27
2018
How to Handle a Great Employee That Has Too Many Absences or is Always Late

If you’re a business owner, it can be extremely disheartening to have an employee that is proficient and skilled at their job BUT frequently late or absent from work. While the quality of their work may be excellent their habitual lateness or absenteeism can create morale problems for other employees and impact the overall productivity […]

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By admin March 27, 2018

Mar
20
2018
How to Handle Toxic Employees

Let’s be honest: not every employee is a happy one. In a perfect world there would be 100% loyalty and satisfaction, but that is not the case. You can find any number of Employee Engagement Surveys on the Internet that verify this. Dealing with toxic employees in the workplace is a daunting task for any […]

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By admin March 20, 2018

Mar
13
2018
How to Stay Fit at Your Desk

What did you do at today? Assuming you have a regular 9-5 workday, you likely spent the majority of your hours sitting at a desk with perhaps a few “breaks” when you sat in a conference room. Factor in commuting by car or public transportation, eating, watching TV (if only the news), and sleeping, the […]

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By admin March 13, 2018

Feb
27
2018
How to Create Raving Fans for Your Business

You know full well that the time and cost required to find and convert new clients can be huge. You also never know when an existing client will suddenly drop their account with you. It is a perpetual task to keep your clients happy – if you want their business after all. For these reasons, […]

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By admin February 27, 2018

Feb
13
2018
How to Maintain Control of Your Clients

Clients who make unreasonable demands, demean your hard-working staff, and wreak havoc on your day-to-day are not the kind clients you want. Unfortunately, many business owners have these clients on their account list and struggle to make the relationship as productive as possible. A business relationship in which you “expect” a client will be disrespectful […]

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By admin February 13, 2018