Category: Blog


How to Develop Strong Teams

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Business is becoming increasingly about collaboration. Harvard Business Review has found that over the past two decades the amount of time that employees spent on collaborative activities has increased by over 50%. This increase in collaboration means that the ability of teams to work well together has also increased in importance.  What helps define a…more

Eight Elements to Include in Your Business Plan

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A business plan is a roadmap for your business, what you plan to do and how you plan to succeed. Every organization needs a business plan, even ones that aren’t trying to procure funding. It is a tool for building a better business, helping organize your business and to keep yourself on track. If you…more

What to Do If You’re Overworked

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There may be days where you feel like your to-do list is neverending, and you begin to feel negative emotions stirring about your current job. Your bosses and employers would much rather you share your feelings and be transparent about the issues with your job than risk losing a valuable employee to a correctable situation.…more

Is Your Company Ready for Baby Boomers to Retire?

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Baby boomers, defined as people born between 1946 and 1964, represent a large amount of the world’s population, including about 20% of the US. We have already begun to enter into the common retirement window for boomers, and it will have a great impact on the American workforce. Planning for how your business will handle…more

What You Need to Know About the New W-4 Form for 2020

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There have been changes to the W-4 form, to avoid any tax surprises for yourself or your business review the new form and familiarize yourself with the changes. The W-4 form is what employees use to withhold income tax from their paycheck. The document reflects changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which is…more

Five Business Trends to Watch for in 2020

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New Year’s means resolutions and new perspectives, personally and for businesses. Keeping up with business trends is key to the survival of any business, especially small businesses. These are some of the trends that I expect will influence businesses in 2020.   Going Green Gaining Momentum Expect to see more emphasis on being environmentally responsible…more

Six Traits You Need in Future Leaders

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If you’re looking to promote someone who hasn’t held a position managing people before it can be a tough decision to know whether they will be able to manage a team successfully. Just because someone hasn’t had the opportunity to lead previously doesn’t mean that they won’t perform well in the role. Looking at candidates…more

How Meditation Can Make You a Better Leader

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Want to become a better person and leader? Meditation can help, and it is free and something you can start today. Meditation has been gaining in popularity in recent years, likely due to its positive effects.   The benefits of meditation are scientifically proven and plentiful, including: Decreased stress or anxiety Lowered blood pressure and…more