Building Strong Company Teams

In a recent blog, we discussed the traits of team players, but that’s only half of the picture. Management carries responsibility too – in creating a workplace environment that encourages healthy teams and happy players. So . . . what… Read more »

Earning Respect as a Leader

Being a leader/manager/supervisor doesn’t guarantee respect. While your employees may show respect for your title/position, it doesn’t mean that they respect you as a professional. Authentic respect, as well as trust and loyalty, is always earned. We’re not talking perfection… Read more »

Social Media and Your Career – Part II

“When Social Media Leads to Career Destruction.” Last week, we discussed how social media can be an effective tool for building professional relevancy. Beware! Social Media can also be a catalyst for professional bankruptcy. It has the power to build… Read more »

Social Media and Your Career – Part I

Professional Relevancy and Social Media Staying relevant in your field is foundational to career growth. Social media is foundational to staying relevant. The crux of the matter is knowing how to utilize your social media to stay relevant in, rather… Read more »

Onboarding for Long-term Success

Successful onboarding begins with a strategical plan. A well-designed plan, centered around your company’s purpose and mission secures long-term energized staff; while a failure to plan often results in high turnover – increasing both time loss and financial drain. Here… Read more »

Attractive Leadership

If you desire to be a leader – professionally and personally, it’s essential to understand the keys that open the door to leadership. What are the tenets of leadership? What are the character traits, communication skills, personality styles, etc. that… Read more »

Building your Business

From start-ups to solidly-established companies, building and growing your business remains a top priority. So, what can your company do to enhance growth for the remaining half of 2016? Here are four tips for success. Establish, build, enhance your brand.… Read more »

Understanding and Mastering the Art of Communication

Communication – at least effective communication – incorporates all the processes by which we influence each other, whether for the negative or the positive. Of course, making sure that communication creates positive results/influence can often be complex. Communication comes in… Read more »

The Power of Ethics

One of the most powerful tools for ensuring a successful company is making solid positive ethics a pillar. When decisions are based on these ethics, your company brand wins respect and future clients and customers. You also experience higher engagement… Read more »

Dealing with Unproductive Employees

Your employees are your company’s best asset. You’ve heard that one before because it’s true. But an unproductive employee can become your company’s biggest expense. There are a lot of blogs, articles, books, etc. on boosting productivity, but what’s an… Read more »