May 8, 2017 5:15:00 PM
4 Ways To Revive a Struggling Business

A successful business is one where you are able to see and feel progress. An environment where efforts are collaborative and goals are achieved regularly. In today’s startup culture, many companies exert maximum effort to simply stay afloat. If performance has taken a downward turn, perhaps profound change is necessary.

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May 2, 2017 9:50:05 PM
Combining Culture + Strategy For The Win

Company culture is a hot topic these days, with every office starting to understand that workplace happiness boosts engagement. But many work environments often separate their ideas of culture with their strategy missives. What would happen if the two were combined?

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Apr 11, 2017 4:00:00 PM
Building Great Teams

Employee performance optimization – the practice of analyzing and improving individual workers, has long been the norm when it comes to improving productivity. However, more and more companies are electing for team-based operations these days. The Harvard Business Review reports that the time spent by managers and employees in collaborative activities has ballooned by 50 percent or more.

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Mar 30, 2017 6:27:28 PM
The Top Signs of Bad Management

Bad managers are the absolute worse.

They upend company culture, interrupt operational strategy and can create an untenable atmosphere in the workplace.

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The worst of it is, a large percentage of companies fail to notice when management is affecting productivity, blaming high turnover on everything else under the sun.

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Mar 15, 2017 5:12:51 AM
Accountability in the Workplace – What it Means and How to Get It

Accountability. We all want others to show it but may not always understand how to engage in it ourselves. It has been shown to be a prime factor in creating an environment of trust and well being among peers.

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Mar 7, 2017 5:31:06 AM
5 Ways to Increase Employee Retention

The results are in and it’s not good. A recent LinkedIn survey shows that most employees can only envision themselves at their current company for less than 2 years. This means that you will spend resources to hire, train and nurture a potential staff member, only to have them quit just as they are getting the hang of things.

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Feb 27, 2017 8:22:10 PM
Efficiency vs. Effectiveness – Can You Have Both?

There is an age-old battle between what we think needs to be done and how we think we should do it. 

An efficient person can do things quickly and well, but how effective are they ultimately? 

Do they retain the original goal when they have finished? 

An effective person will ultimately hit their targets, though it may take longer and be more arduous than their predecessor.  

So which way is correct?  And is it possible to have both?  

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Feb 10, 2017 11:01:44 PM
4 Benefits of Effective Delegation

Micromanaging.  Every office workers death stroke.  I have never met anyone who likes to be micromanaged, going about having his or her every action scrutinized.  It is one of the least effective management techniques. Yet is practiced widely by leaders everywhere.

So what is the polar opposite of micromanaging? It can be encompassed in one word: delegation.  Giving your employees opportunities to learn and grow can drastically alter both productivity and workplace well being.

Here are 4 benefits of delegation that you may not have considered:

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Jan 31, 2017 6:55:20 PM
Yes You Can - Building Office Culture with Remote Teams
Remote work is slowly becoming the standard. The mounting consensus is that remote workers log more hours and are simply more productive than an in-house team. A Gallup poll has found that remote workers even log an average of four more hours per week than their on-site counterparts.

What this tells us is that we no longer have to work at the same time or work from the same spot, to work together.

So what does it take to keep everyone connected and create a sense of shared purpose?

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Jan 24, 2017 8:26:50 AM
Employee Engagement Is Easier Than You Think

Still think you don’t need an employee engagement plan? Think about this: Unengaged employees cost US businesses over $500 billion per year in lost revenue.  Even just one unhappy employee can put a wrench in all of your best efforts to improve office culture.

While it may seem like a lot of effort, an effective employee engagement plan is really just about opening the lines of communication and creating an operational mission that reflects this.

Check out our tips below for a few simple steps that can make a big difference.

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