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Infographic: 8 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement

A productive workforce starts with having a team of highly engaged, passionate employees. Not only does high engagement raise productivity, but it also results in lower turnover, higher profitability, and lower absenteeism. In their infographic, Webpage FX explains the benefits of raising employee engagement and eight tips to help increase it. Check it out below! […]

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Question of the Month: When Working From Home, Do You Work More or Less?

Question of the Month: When Working From Home, Do You Work More or Less?

With more businesses opting to utilize a hybrid workforce with in-office and remote employees, the question remains which work scenario is more productive. While productivity isn’t always measured in hours worked, it can still be an indicator to analyze how productive work-from-home solutions can be. So we want to know, while working from home, do […]

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Managing a Hybrid Workplace

The modern workplace is constantly changing. Year after year, we have seen companies introduce flexible work options, the four-day work week, telecommuting opportunities, and more. This past year, some businesses were forced to implement work-from-home options due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With all these changes, the modern office looks nothing like past generations. To handle […]

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Recognition

This is a 12-part series. Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders to adjust to. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership […]

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All About Perspective: Changing Your Focus

One of the biggest issues leaders face in an organization is hitting a plateau. Even after months of sales gains or a period of production increases, once growth starts to wane, it can be hard to not only understand why but also what to do next. That is why innovation has been one of the […]

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How to Create the Right Goals for the New Year

As the calendar turns to a new year, millions of business professionals create new personal and organizational goals to strive for during the next 12 months. However, though many pursue new goals, few actually achieve them. According to a study, 60% of people create resolutions for the new year, yet only 8% are successful in […]

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Setting Goals in the Wake of a Tumultuous Year

Saying this year didn’t go exactly as planned may be the understatement of 2020. Businesses that made bull-market goals and optimistic development plans had to reevaluate their vision for the year, even to the point of having a plan just to maintain some sense of normalcy within their organization. (more…)

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The Eisenhower Matrix: Important vs. Urgent

Effective time allocation is one of the most important aspects of running a successful business. However, when delegating tasks, it can be difficult to determine how much time is needed, as well as how much time should be warranted to ensure a high level of team productivity. To best understand what tasks to put at […]

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The Cost of Inaction

One of the biggest fears keeping leaders from taking a step forward is the fear of making the wrong decision, causing many to opt out of making a decision altogether. The simple truth about “opting out” is it’s just as much of a decision as choosing one of the options at hand. And as many […]

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Maintaining Morale with a Remote Workforce

There has been a monumental shift in the past month on how companies conduct business. Brick-and-mortars have closed their doors and opened virtually. Traditional businesses are trading in the suit and tie for home offices and video conferencing. Whether your organization was ready or not, this global pandemic has forced the workplace to adapt, for […]

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