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4 Skills Required to Motivate Your Staff

It is not the popularity of a brand or the number of outlets one has that makes a company successful. It’s a team of diverse and…

5 Ways to Increase Employee Productivity

Employee engagement remains one of the primary factors that help determine workplace productivity and, ultimately, the success of a business. Unfortunately, less than 50 percent of  Americans are…

Top 5 Qualities of Great Leaders

Upon hearing the word leader, what comes to mind? Is it the president of the company or a manager? Generally, a leader is someone who holds…

5 Interview Tips for the Hiring Process

Turnover costs companies between 10 to 30 percent of an employee’s annual salary. Spotting the best candidate before hiring the wrong one can be challenging for…

3 Reasons Kindness Makes You a Better Leader

World Kindness Day may have come and gone. However, kindness offers a fantastic return on investment every day of the year, leading to better leadership, more…

9 Surprisingly Common Manager Mistakes

With great power comes great responsibility—and a whole lot of room for error. Whether you’re running day-to-day business operations yourself or counting on a team of…

Thrive as a First-Time Manager from Day One

Being a manager for the first time can be quite an experience. So many emotions can come into play: nervousness, excitement, and positivity. You’ll probably cycle…

Ten Things Top Companies Do Right for their Employees

If you had a magic wand and could change anything about your current job, what would it be? Your first thought might be a bigger salary,…

Can Anyone Be a Manager? Maybe Not.

Simple question, right? Actually, it’s not. Many people want the title of manager but don’t understand the minutiae of the role. Many feel it should be…

Business Skills Training for Improved Team Projects

In the United States alone, $122 million out of every $1 billion invested goes to waste, due to lackluster project performance. That’s a staggering amount of…

Work Life Balance: Why You Should Insist Your Employees Take Vacation

In 2018 Americans left 768 million vacation days unused, and that number was up by 9% from the year before. And yet, at least a quarter…