Managing the Hiring Process

“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” ~ Steve Jobs

As a business owner, looking for a new employee to fit seamlessly into your office culture can be a difficult task. Hiring the wrong person to fill a certain position can take a drastic toll on your company and your team’s morale b...

Over Thinking

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” ~ Albert Einstein

Over thinking is something we all do as a way to protect ourselves against making mistakes. This thought pattern can cause us to worry about things that have happened in the past, second-guessing important decisions and cause us to be hi...

Receive with Respect

“Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.” ~ Laurence Sterne

To continually build on business development and personal growth, effective feedback is usually necessary. When we hear negative feedback about a project or decision that we took great pains to complete effectively, the natural reaction is t...

Earn Respect in the Office

 

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” ~ Bryant H. McGill

Earning professional respect from both peers and employees is important for future success and overall personal fulfillment in your career field. Learn to stop the behaviors that might be holding you back from earning ...

Change is Hard

"Change is the law of life and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future." ~John F. Kennedy

Whether you’re a small startup or a large corporation, it is essential to embrace change in order for a business leader to inspire growth and performance among employees and to increase productivity rates. Change can

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New Year, New You

“Ring out the false, ring in the true.” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

Whether your new year’s resolutions are to lose weight or build better relationships with friends, family or colleagues, most people tend to stray away from those resolutions well into the new year. One of the main reasons we don’t stick to our resolutions is because we are...

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Madness

This time of year, when the calendar rolls over into December life turns stressful for most everyone. With the rush of holiday party planning, present buying and spending time with family and friends, most businesses are trying to keep up with the demand from clients and customers while meeting end of year quotas and vacation time requests from ...

What is Your Biggest Weakness?

“Every weakness contains within itself a strength.”  ~ Shusaku Endo, Author

Whether you’re interviewing a potential employee or have been interviewed for a position, we have all come across the question “what is your greatest weakness.” Most responses are actually adjusted to show a weakness as a strength for example; “I’m too ...

Volunteering as a Corporate Team

 

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” ~ Winston Churchhill

 

With the holiday season just around the corner, encouraging your employees to take part in a corporate volunteer program can be very beneficial to the office environment, the positive atmosphere among colleagues and to your brand. While do...

Teamwork Counts

“The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.” ~ Margaret Carty, American Politician

Although working together can sometimes be challenging, effective teamwork is a necessary factor in your business or organization. Whether you’re running a small business with a few employees or, a multi-million dollar orga...