Winning Company Culture– the Key to Success

Company culture is the essence of the company. It defines who the company is and how successful they will be in the end. The difference between humdrum culture and incredible culture is the difference between just making it across the… Read more »

Mental Strength – It’s a Choice

Do you have mental strength? In other words, do you maintain control of your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, regardless of your circumstance? Have you developed a set of core beliefs, and the courage to live accordingly, even in the face… Read more »

Inspiring and Motivating Your Employees

Inspire. Encourage. Motivate. Words and ideas that are tossed around, but aren’t always caught. The fact is, that employees who are inspired and encouraged, are also motivated. They are more productive, improve growth strategy, and tend to stay longer with… Read more »

Best Practices for Employee Performance Reviews

Employee reviews provide a way to track employee progress, increase productivity, and ultimately keep employees moving toward attainment of goals. Methods may differ from one company to another, but the purpose of and principles of conduct remain the same. Follow… Read more »

Delegation: a Management Essential

Delegation is every manager’s responsibility. If you aren’t delegating (giving someone else the responsibility, authority, and accountability to act in your behalf), you aren’t fulfilling your role to its greatest capacity. True delegation serves multiple purposes: • Safeguards project deadlines:… Read more »

Measuring Metrics: Tracking your Business.

We all know metrics are important – measuring them is an essential tool for business growth. The resulting information: • Provides key insights into what promotes success and what leads to failure. • Reports progress • Guides decision making •… Read more »

5 Hints for Hiring a Strong IT team

Hiring the right IT team can be an arduous task. According to an article by CIOZone, a Robert Half Technology survey reported that it takes CIOs 56 days to hire staff-level openings, not to mention 87 days to hire new… Read more »

The Ethical Workplace

Companies that maintain an ethical culture in the workplace reap the rewards of more motivated and productive employees, resulting in greater financial success. Nonprofit and association management professional, Lori Porter, MBA, IOM, CAE, talks about it in her Associations Now… Read more »

Employee Retention

Many companies are losing their best. Replacing your top employees is costly – much more costly than a great retention plan. Taking the time to evaluate and reenergize your retention capabilities is crucial. Examine your company as a whole, of… Read more »

Five Steps to Maximizing Cloud Storage

Cloud storage (such as Dropbox, Google Drive, and Amazon Cloud Drive) has been a efficiency-enhancing development in the workforce, enabling staff to access shared documents, conversations, and software from practically any device, anywhere in the world, but people still have… Read more »