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Creative Ways to Thank Your Employees This Holiday Season

Recognition and appreciation are the lifeblood of successful, well-led teams. When businesses focus on their most valuable assets—their employees—they build a culture of loyalty, respect, and high morale. As we enter the holiday season, now is the best time of the year to live that culture. Check out these creative ways to thank your employees […]

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The Results Are In: Are Employee Reviews Still Relevant?

We’re heading into the final stretch of 2016, and for many workplaces, that means it’s time for annual employee reviews. In October, we asked our readers if they believe annual reviews are still relevant, and according to the results, 53% say reviews are relevant—but they should be ongoing throughout the year. Another 17% believe formal, […]

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3 Tips for Writing the Perfect Employee Appreciation Note

Behind every great organization is a team of hardworking, loyal employees. But with continued success, comes strain and burnout. To avoid turnover or loss in growth, an organization needs to focus on what matters most—their employees. One proven way to do that is to recognize the importance of your team through acknowledgment and appreciation. In […]

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Change Your Mind and Your Life

Behavioral scientists have long debated whether we are most impacted by nature or nurture. The argument is made up of professionals who believe we are a product of our genetic makeup and those who believe we are molded by our environment. As a student of behavioral science, it’s impossible for me to imagine we are not impacted […]

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Attitude of Gratitude: Why Thankful People Are Successful People

Legendary author and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar said “gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” We all know people who are eternally positive. They relish the opportunity to start a new day and […]

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Question of the Month: How Will You Show Appreciation to Your Employees This Holiday Season?

The best companies know their greatest assets do not lie in fiduciary capitol or gross margin dollars. The greatest assets are their employees. Keeping their employees happy and engaged is what the most successful business do. According to an Aberdeen Group study, 60% of top organizations say employee recognition is extremely valuable in encouraging individual performance. […]

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Introverts vs Extroverts

Are you more social and impulsive or quiet and contemplative? Either way, both personality types have their advantages in the workplace. Check out this video from AsapSCIENCE for some great insight into the differences between introverts and extroverts, including some of their greatest strengths. Are you an introvert or an extrovert? How does it affect […]

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Overcoming Online Obstacles On Your Path to Success

Internet marketing can make or break your business. From email campaigns to social media content, online marketing is both competitive and technical. While the Internet increases the possibility of reaching a global audience, it can be a difficult path to navigate. According to Jared Hecht with the Huffington Post, “Online marketing is crucial to a […]

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It’s All In Your Head: 4 of the Biggest Self-Inflicted Obstacles

When working toward achieving a lofty goal, you’re bound to run into a roadblock or two. However, the most difficult challenges to overcome are often the ones we create for ourselves. Have you ever fallen victim to any of these self-inflicted obstacles? Procrastination In a survey conducted by, 64% of employees said they visit […]

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