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3 Ways to Make Life Easier For Your Employees

Boosting employee morale and productivity may be easier than you think. And, creating a positive work environment is not out of reach. Here are ways to make your employees happier, without sacrificing your bottom line. Forget Tracking Vacation Days and PTO Netflix does it. So does Groupon, ZocDoc, Virgin, Evernote and HubSpot. So what exactly Read More >

Employee Appreciation: Strategies for CEOs

The Chief Executive Officer holds a special place in a company. A good CEO is a visionary, a workhorse, a fundraiser and a cat wrangler. CEOs do not report to anyone but the integrity of the organization. Mainly, our job is to manage and develop assets, of which our employees are the greatest. Maintaining and Read More >

The Insidious Executive and 4 Steps for Dealing with Them

Sometime ago there was a Harvard Business Review article titled, “Coaching the Alpha Male,” that reviewed the challenges people face working with very talented and extremely assertive male executives. If, however, you think that “Alpha Males” are difficult to deal with, wait until you’ve been sucker-punched by the passive aggressive executive. At least with the Read More >

What it Means to be Fair – Five Important Steps

“What kind of manager do you want to be?” This is a question that’s becoming increasingly popular with hiring and HR managers during the interview process. The reason is simple: They want to get a feel for how in-touch the candidate is with the expectations of employees, and they’re looking for fit within their corporate Read More >

Prioritize Employee Health: 5 Apps for CEOs to Improve Workplace Fitness

Large corporations and CEOs are increasingly worried about the effects of employees’ physical fitness on workplace productivity. According to NPR, obesity costs American employers over $73 billion per year. Overweight and obese workers tend to take more sick days, visit the doctor more frequently and have a greater difficulty efficiently performing their jobs. To be Read More >

How to Encourage Creative Thinking in Your Organization

The business world is changing at lightning speed and to keep up, your organization needs to stay on its toes. It’s not enough to generate a few good ideas. Instead, you need to push for more. But there’s a science behind commissioning your workforce to generate new, creative concepts. You can’t simply ask for ideas Read More >

Human Again: Add Personality to Your Business

Marketing is like sex, writes Steve Tobak of CBS. He explains his analogy further, writing, “Everyone thinks they’re good at it.” The “cut-and-paste” style of marketing made possible by emails, recorded telephone calls and old-fashioned postal mail completely misses the point, he laments. Customers recall businesses that communicate with them on a personalized basis, and Read More >

Management Styles for Today’s Dynamic Workplace

Various management techniques and styles are evident in any workplace. Some managers rely on their own skills to create, implement and control the workplace from the top down. Other managers are more comfortable in a team approach to management where everyone has responsibility and input. This second type of manager has a strong preference for Read More >

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