September 12, 2019Via: Business 2 Community
Early one Monday morning this August, the Business Roundtable — an organization comprised of CEOs from almost 200 major US companies — released an official press release that announced a startling pivot: Focusing on shareholder payouts should not be all […]
September 4, 2019Via: Small Business Trends
Smartphones and other mobile technologies are as important to the modern office as paper and pens were years ago. They help your small business increase productivity by 85% if used properly. But there are security and employee use concerns. Small […]
August 29, 2019Via: Inc.
There’s an axiom of leadership we rarely pause to appreciate: To be effective, leaders must have trust. “Obviously,” you may be thinking. But before you simply move on, ask yourself: What exactly do we mean when we make this statement? […]
August 13, 2019Via: Business 2 Community
Few bosses set out to be the look-over-the-shoulder type. Unfortunately, many of them find it difficult to give employees more freedom within widening parameters. Yet throughout my career, I’ve consistently found that giving workers autonomy and accountability improves company morale, […]
August 8, 2019Via: Business 2 Community
What team size is optimal? Do cross-functional virtual teams have more challenges? How often should virtual teams meet face-to-face? These and other questions led to our research study, where we collected data to better understand the divide between successful virtual […]
August 1, 2019Via: Inc.
Recruiting is top-of-mind for companies–and for good reason. It’s a competitive market. According to ManPower Group’s 2018 Talent Shortage Survey, companies are struggling to fill jobs. Nearly half (45 percent) of global employers say they can’t find the skill sets […]
July 25, 2019Via: Small Business Trends
Many states have at-will employment provisions for employers and employees. This gives bosses a wide berth to fire people. For workers, there is often a wrongful termination avenue to look into. Long story short is, small business needs to know […]
July 18, 2019Via: Business 2 Community
Let’s talk about a tough subject for business owners and people in charge—burnout. Warning: This isn’t a zip-a-dee-doo-dah kind of post—burnout is a serious problem (that’s often ignored or swept under the rug). But we’re here to offer you some […]
July 12, 2019Via: Inc.
The success of a business and a brand is not based on what one single person does, but in what an entire unit can accomplish together. Consider the African Proverb, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you […]