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2018-04-04 by BrainWorks

Lessons for the Toy Industry in a Post-Toys R Us World

In March 2018, we learned that “I don’t want to grow up, I’m a Toys R Us kid,”… Read More

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2017-12-20 by BrainWorks

How to Inspire an Ownership Mindset in Your Employees

Organizations and teams that inspire an ownership mindset, where ideas are encouraged and initiative is commended, are more… Read More

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2017-12-13 by BrainWorks

Four Tips to Boost the Confidence of Your Team

Studies show that confidence increases productivity at work. Self-confidence causes you to choose more challenging tasks, which make… Read More

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2017-09-13 by BrainWorks

The Positivity Pledge

We all know the power of positivity. We recognize we should always look on the bright side, turn… Read More

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2017-05-10 by BrainWorks

Good Leadership is the Key to Employee Retention

High retention is most often an issue of leadership. The key measure of your effectiveness as a leader… Read More

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2017-04-05 by BrainWorks

Establishing Mutual Commitments Part II

Part one of this post explored leadership strategies to improve employee morale and retention. Getting feedback from your… Read More

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2017-03-22 by BrainWorks

Turning the Grind Into the Goal – Part II

In part one of this post, the focus was on the pursuit of happiness or finding joy in your… Read More

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2017-03-08 by BrainWorks

What Do Excellent Candidates Want?

Good candidates are attracted to a company with a competitive compensation and benefits package. They are also likely… Read More

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2017-03-01 by BrainWorks

Understanding Candidate Expectations

Candidates have high expectations. And that’s natural and to be expected, right? So what’s the issue? The important… Read More

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2017-02-22 by BrainWorks

Five Tips to Motivate and Retain Great Employees

So you’ve vetted and hired some great talent – congratulations! Now how do you keep them motivated and… Read More