Are You Making Sound Decisions?

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We make numerous decisions every day, often without much thought about the process of having made them. We come equipped with our own set of habits, emotions, opinions, and perspectives. Sometimes we are drawn to making decisions for reasons we do not fully understand; we might hire a new employee because it feels right, or… Read more »

Coaching and Training Your Team

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Effectively coaching and training your team ranks as a top concern among company owners and managers. Many are trying to find the balance between their own workload and providing their employees with essential skills and knowledge. As the consumer products and marketing business environments become more competitive, with goals and objectives that continue to escalate,… Read more »

Hiring and Retaining the Best Talent

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Employee reviews are a great time to provide feedback to your team members as well as encourage development and improve performance. It is a chance to reflect on the milestones achieved and set new goals. Regular reviews allow managers to praise positive behaviors, award well-earned promotions, and continue to bring out the best talent in… Read more »

The Positivity Pledge

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We all know the power of positivity. We recognize we should always look on the bright side, turn a frown upside down, and keep our chins up. But we all have bad days that just seem like it would have been a better idea to never leave the house; and we all have frustrating moments… Read more »

Good Leadership Improves Retention

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Within many industries, the success of a business relies more on the people you pay than the people who pay you. In other words, your people are your most important asset. In some industries, people are your only asset. Creating clear and quantifiable career paths, providing consistent reviews and feedback, and crafting an environment of ongoing learning… Read more »

Deliberately Designing your Corporate Culture

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Studying Corporate Culture Over a career spanning nearly half a century, Harvard University psychology professor J. Richard Hackman garnered widespread esteem and accolades for pioneering the study of team dynamics. Following the events of 9/11, Hackman led a team designed to evaluate what makes intelligence units effective by surveying, interviewing, and observing hundreds of analysts… Read more »