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Category: Blog

Apr
16
2019
Why Did You Write That Email? What Were You Thinking?

Alright, I’m done writing…SEND. OMG, did I really do that. Can I call it back? No! Oh no, I hope no one reads it or maybe it’ll go into spam! WHY did I send that email?   We’ve all been there, or at least many of us have, and it can be much more than […]

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By admin April 16, 2019

Apr
9
2019
Staying Healthy At Work

While many of us support that old saying, “Health is Wealth,” most of us will not do everything within our power to enjoy optimal health. This is especially true of business people who will often say they are “too busy” to think about their health much less take a day off to rest. So instead […]

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By admin April 9, 2019

Mar
19
2019
Who Are Your Business Resources and How Have They Helped Your Company’s Growth?

When it comes to growing a business, No (Wo)Man is an Island. As business owners know, it is extremely difficult to do everything on your own. In most cases there simply isn’t enough time in a day. In every case, though, there are different skills required for marketing, sales, operations, and even human resources. How […]

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By admin March 19, 2019

Mar
12
2019
What to Do When You Find Out Troubling Information About an Employee

Hiring a new employee requires time, patience and a leap of faith. Interviews must be conducted to reveal professional strengths and weaknesses, depth of experience, interpersonal skills, and potential growth. References must be checked to confirm much of what is gleaned from the interview. And in many cases today, an applicant’s social media can be […]

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By admin March 12, 2019

Feb
28
2019
Balancing Your Work and Play

Have you ever felt like your life was out of balance, like you are spending far too much time at work and missing out on other parts of life, sacrificing time that could be spent with friends and family and feeling remorseful about it? I know I have! All of us have the same 24 […]

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By admin February 28, 2019

Feb
12
2019
You’re Baaaaaack. Now What?

Happy New Year! 2019 is here and you’re back on the grind! Though it may seem odd to acknowledge the New Year at this late date, we all know that the holidays seemed like they were just yesterday. It’s possible that many of your employees are still thinking about the good times they enjoyed during […]

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By admin February 12, 2019

Jan
22
2019
Finding More Hours in a Day

Good news, folks! In 2019 each one of you will be given an additional hour each day. That’s right: seven more hours every week to do with just as you wish, no questions asked. You can sleep more, enjoy a delicious meal longer, and dedicate more time to “activities.” Sounds wonderful, however a 25-hour day […]

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By admin January 22, 2019

Jan
15
2019
When Is Enough, Enough (Firing an Employee)

Most bosses will agree that firing an employee is one of the most difficult parts of the job. Regardless of why the employee is being terminated, there is always anxiety associated with taking this action and the impact it will have on the rest of the staff. Firing an employee can be so gut-wrenching that […]

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By admin January 15, 2019

Dec
18
2018
Another Year Gone – An Opportunity to Look Back and Reflect

I looked for quotes on success and failure to start this article.  I found many but really liked these three:   “Success in not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” – Steve Jobs “Character cannot be developed […]

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By admin December 18, 2018

Nov
20
2018
Why Having Written Procedures Will Save You Time and Money

Have you ever found yourself in one of these situations? A key employee abruptly goes out on sick leave; no one in the company has a firm understanding of how to do his or her job. There is an uptick in business; you are scrambling to service your clients. It is “all hands on deck,” […]

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By admin November 20, 2018