Jul 17, 2017 10:55:56 AM
How Culture Creates Unity in a Diverse Workplace

Many people look at organizational culture as the glue that creates strong bonds within a given workplace.

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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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Dec 22, 2016 3:56:40 AM
Why You Need an Employee Engagement Strategy
Focusing on office culture is the new now.  Many companies track employee engagement metrics, determined to keep an eye on turnover and employee happiness.  According to a recent Gallup Poll employee engagement is actually rising higher in the past few years, which is likely due to offices taking a more vested interest in employee happiness and workplace cohesion.
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Dec 9, 2016 6:08:32 AM
4 Ways to Up Your Communication Game

Communication is one of the most complex concepts facing modern man. Within the workplace especially, office politics can be tough.  We all want to have a stable, satisfying working life.  When things flow smoothly at work, the rest of your life seems like a piece of cake.  Conversely, when things are tough in the office, every small issue in your life can cause a big blowup.

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Oct 18, 2016 8:42:02 AM
4 Simple Secrets to a High Performing Team

For many, it’s the ultimate goal, the ambitious intention, the just out of reach vision. Heading up a high-productivity, low-drama team is everyone’s dream.  Of course, working in close quarters for hours on end may eventually precede some conflict.  But a well-organized and high-functioning collaboration can weather any storm. Below, four simple strategic initiatives to create a harmonious and highly efficient team environment.

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Oct 5, 2016 5:09:01 PM
The Power of Incentives in the Workplace

We’ve all had negative working experiences.  Many offices are filled with unhealthy competition, our days peppered with manipulation and deceit in efforts to get ahead.  So what makes for a healthy working environment?  How do team leaders create positivity and productivity in equal amounts?  There is a secret that some of the world’s top leaders know, one word that gets them further than anything else in their careers. Gratitude.  Time and time again, studies have shown that it is not happy people who are thankful, but rather thankful people who become happy.

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Sep 26, 2016 10:43:33 AM
How To Manage a Remote Team

The workplace is changing at a fascinating pace. Companies are recognizing more and more that creating a virtual workplace is beneficial both professionally and personally. One US study has stated that as many as 3.7 million employees now work from home.

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