Category: Blog


How to Manage Flexible Work Schedules

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The boundaries around the typical workday schedule have dissolved. The division between work and home was blurred when using smartphones for email after hours became the norm. However, after the pandemic pushed all work remote and some workplaces have decided to be permanently remote, any separation of work and home has disappeared entirely. Harvard Business…more

Three Mistakes for New Leaders to Avoid

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New leaders are often in a challenging position of getting up to speed on the job while making important decisions for the companies near- and long-term success throughout the learning process. New leaders have to balance learning, developing a strategy, and executing. These items are difficult for anyone to juggle simultaneously, and it can be…more

How to Motivate Remote Employees

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It is natural to feel more disconnected in a remote work environment. How can teams effectively work together, be engaged and connect if they are never physically together? Virtual tools for video conferencing and instant messaging are helpful, but they don’t independently make up for the advantages of being physically together. However, there are things…more

How Small and Midsize Businesses Benefit from Leadership Training

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Business owners and leaders at small- to medium-sized companies often dismiss leadership training as an exercise best suited to bigger corporations. Whether due to a lack of resources, or a perceived lack of utility, education aimed at polishing the skills of existing leaders are generally not high on the list of priorities for most middle-market…more

The Truth About Time Management

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Time management can seem like an illusion. We try to better manage our time by being more efficient and squeezing tasks into shorter spaces of time, whether or not the job is genuinely able to be accomplished in that smaller window. Forcing “efficiencies” where there are none to be had in the name of time…more

The Sales Metrics You Should Be Tracking

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There is a saying that goes “you can’t manage what you don’t measure.” Being aware of metrics is vital for every organization, particularly for metrics surrounding sales goals. Many organizations are very narrow in their approach to sales metrics, which could miss the larger story around performance and opportunities. For leaders to affect outcomes and…more

Why You Need to Improve Your Onboarding Experience

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As we enter into a time of unprecedented turnover and hiring, being strategic with new employee onboarding continues to be a fundamental focus for many organizations. Investing time and capital into improving the onboarding experience will likely produce a substantial ROI by increasing engagement and productivity levels while decreasing turnover. In fact, according to Glassdoor,…more