Reasons Top Talent Might Leave

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There are few things more upsetting than top talent leaving your organization – especially if the move is sudden and unexpected. It can really turn your world upside down. Why does this happen? And, what might you do to nip it in the bud and improve your overall retention rate? Focus on Your Culture According… Read more »

12 Tips for Grooming IT Leaders

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By next year, millennials will make up 50 percent of the American workforce. This generation of employees – born between the mid-1980s and the early 2000s – represent the future of your IT team. So, for effective succession planning, you should already be grooming tomorrow’s leaders. In a recent Fortune study, 20 percent of millennials… Read more »

How to Build an IT Team

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Every company today is a tech company – or, at least, every company that plans to survive is a tech company. Your business can be a single-location retail store or a global manufacturer, a restaurant and food truck establishment with half a dozen vehicles or a multi-fleet shipping enterprise. Every business, everywhere, depends directly or… Read more »

2019 Leadership Guide

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Only by continuously developing leaders can you keep developing your company to its full potential. Starting with your senior management team, there are certain qualities you can look for – and nurture – as you position your business for ongoing success. Ask yourself these questions about your current and future company leaders: Do they set… Read more »

Generational Workforce: Stats and Shifts in Workforce Culture

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The American workforce in undergoing a massive sea change when it comes to shifts in the culture and expectations for what a professional work setting looks and feels like. As we’ve all heard many times, the Baby Boomer generation — those born between 1946-1964 — are retiring en masse, to the tune of 10,000 per… Read more »

How to Address an Underperforming Employee

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You may have heard the old saying that one bad apple doesn’t spoil the whole barrel. But when it comes to your employees, one person who consistently underperforms can, in fact, negatively impact the effectiveness of others as well. Rarely do people operate in a vacuum. So for the sake of the employee, your team… Read more »

Preventing Your Employees from Burning Out

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It’s normal to have occasional stressful days at work. In fact, a little stress now and then can actually be beneficial. Experts note that low-level stressors stimulate the production of brain chemicals called neurotrophins, which temporarily boost your memory, make you more resilient, and motivate you toward success. It’s when stress becomes a normal part… Read more »

How to Keep Your Employees Engaged

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The results of a recent Gallup survey showed that only 31 percent of U.S. employees are actively engaged at work. And when engagement slips, so do morale, productivity and profitability. If you feel like you can relate this discouraging statistic, take heart. There are many effective ways to address the issue of declining job satisfaction… Read more »

Why Keeping Communication Open with Your Employees is Important

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Maintaining ongoing communication at all levels of your organization is a key aspect of building trust, boosting morale, and fostering employee engagement and job satisfaction. Without it, people don’t know what’s going on within their company or what’s expected of them day to day. This can lead to a variety of toxic issues including declining… Read more »

5 Ways to Grow Your Business

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You’ve already invested a lot of time, money and sweat equity into getting your business to where it is today. Now, are you looking to take it to the next level? Here are five sure-fire ways to remain front and center in the eyes of your current and prospective customers. Provide great service. Understand your… Read more »