Category Archives: Business Articles

Do Generational Labels work?

Generational labels establish boundaries…instead we should all be evaluating the performance, needs, work ethic, and motivations of each employee individually to maximize their value to the business.  To often we pre judge without truly knowing what contribution people can truly make to a company.  This happens both with older workers...
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Creating Productive Meetings

Productive meetings?  How do you achieve them?  How do we succeed in leading a team to real results?  We have always found that, as this article points out, it is critical to clearly define the agenda, and clearly wrap up the conclusions found in that conversation.  It is also critical...
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Apple Rules for Success

Apple Rules for Success is right on point.  Apparently the information below is handed out to new hires at Apple, and they are sage advice.   We all need to benefit from what is listed here…have integrity, be professional, our customers are our partners, look forward not back, create positive...
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Employees should always come first!

Employees engagement and training will do far more for the success of your business than lectures and insults.   Bridget gives great insights into why employee’s should always come first.  They are the front door of your business in all communication and relationships customers have with your business.  That is...
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Leadership skills we all should learn from…

Leadership requires skills that many can’t embrace.  This article by Matt Mover gives good lessons on what it really takes to empower a team and build an organization that is invested in working together to accomplish positive goals for the business.  We need to embrace the need to empower and...
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Office Gossip can hurt your career.

Office Gossip often is the cause of numerous problems at work. If we can be friendly without stepping on some of these landmines it would help all of us be far more successful in the jobs we perform, and the respect we are shown by others. Read and absorb those...
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Job Interview – smart questions to ask…

Smart questions to be asked in interviews…we all think we have them, but do we?    We all deal with hiring and firing in different ways, but the toughest part is getting to know the interviewee in a half hour, and having confidence in the information you gather to be able...
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