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Where is Waldo? Finding the Best Talent

Sometimes hiring can seem like an exercise in “Where’s Waldo”. Searching through mounds of resumes. Completing phone screenings. Scheduling interviews for the top choices, all to find out they have already taken another job or simply don’t show up for the interview. You think you found the r…

Team Starts with Trust

Before you can build an effective and productive team, you need to build trust within your organization from top to bottom. There is no room in today’s business climate for hidden agendas or a secretive environment. Trust is fragile and it’s hard to build a foundation within an organization unle…

Team Isn’t a 4-letter Word

Most of us cringe when we hear there is an upcoming teambuilding, morale improvement, employee engagement, and team productivity workshop that we are expected to attend. Why are we so turned off? What is it about team dynamics that challenge many of us? Why does the idea of working on teambuilding c…

Does Your Giving Program Align with Your Company’s Mission?

Businesses are beginning to understand that they need to have a corporate mission and a philanthropy to compete in today’s world. In addition to solving an immediate problem, younger generations insist that the companies they choose play a role in helping better the world in some way. And having a…

Pay it Forward. Ways A Business Can Give Back.

Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Corporate philanthropy has never been more important. Since the pandemic started, nonprofit organizations have seen their monthly donations drop and the loss of volunteers has crippled the deliver…

Be Like BEZOS. The Entrepreneur Mindset.

In their March/April 2021 issues, Inc. Magazine covered a profile of one of the most dynamic entrepreneurs of the 21st century. The CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos has grown his current empire to over $1.7 million. Bezos has emerged as not only an innovator but a disrupter. His “relentless” has propel…

Justice, Equity and Fairness. How Business can Improve Employee Morale.

We throw the words justice, ethics, fairness, and equity around in business all the time. Many believe these words have similar meanings and that they can be applied with the same scale of measurement in both business life and public life. It is important to define each word and clearly align them w…

5 Ways to Build Trust in Your Business

As businesses reopen and ramp up operations in a Post-Covid environment, they will be anxious to move quickly and it could leave employees feeling a bit shell-shocked. An organization that isn’t focused on employee-centric policies could find their comeback facing major obstacles. In a Harvard Bus…

Leverage: Gaining the Advantage

How does a small business expand and grow in today’s environment? What does a small business need to do to position themselves for expansion? Answers can vary based on the type of business, but one common factor is the use or application of  leverage. A business that applies leverage to grow, mea…

Spring Into Action: Spring Cleaning Your Business

We have all heard the term “Spring Cleaning”. It conjures a visual of purging and physically cleaning spaces in your home or office. For businesses, spring cleaning is really a time to reset and reorganize to help your organization be more productive. While no business should wait for a particul…