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4 Intelligent Ways to Increase Your Profits by Creating a Healthy Company Culture

Ahmad Raza | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Ahmad Raza

When you hear the word "culture," different things likely come to mind. You might think about art, food, or even the cultures of specific nations through the world.

Employee Performance Depends On These 3 Critical Factors

David Hassell | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
David Hassell

For decades, business leaders believed that simply focusing on performance management was the key to building a successful company. If they just had t...

4 Tips for Building Employee Loyalty

William Morrow | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
William Morrow

Your employees are the points of contact with your customer. To build customer loyalty you must first build employee loyalty. Your employees can only ...

How to Handle Employee Pay When You're a Small Business

Megan Brame-Finkelstein | Posted 09.08.2016 | Business
Megan Brame-Finkelstein

If you're at the stage of your business where it's time to bring on help, one of the most daunting things can be figuring out the best way to pay your...

How Engagement Affects Company Profit and Performance

Karin Volo | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
Karin Volo

Lack of engagement isn't only a problem in the corporate world, it is a serious problem that should also be addressed from a national level as well be...

The Best and Worst Management Traits for Employee Engagement and Organizational Agility

Sarah Deane | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
Sarah Deane

Managers play an incredibly important role in the lives of employees at work, in how much the employee feels positively about their workplace, and, in...

5 Ways to Become the Change You Desire in Your Workspace

Ursula Nwobu | Posted 08.31.2016 | Business
Ursula Nwobu

Excellence is an attribute everyone wants to exhibit at work. On my own part, when I first started working at my first job at a beverage company, I wanted to be the best.

Evidence-Based Happiness: Starting Small

Kimberly Connor | Posted 08.30.2016 | Education
Kimberly Connor

In a recent blog post I described how scientifically based mindfulness training can help improve employee performance by building the capacity to sustain compassion and promote happiness.

I'm a Career Marketer and Here's My Story

Scott MacFarland | Posted 08.30.2016 | Business
Scott MacFarland

The world we live in is colossal. There are millions of companies around the globe we will never see or even hear about in our entire lifetime. However, even a one-person company formed in a kitchen in Indonesia can create a marketing campaign targeting anyone they want across the world and get noticed.

Should We Be Playing With Our Wellbeing?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Wish you had more wellbeing when it comes to the way you go about your work? Most of us would like to feel a little better and function a little more effectively when it comes to our jobs. But let's face it, if improving your wellbeing was easy then we'd all be flourishing.

Can Organizations Help People Thrive?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 08.12.2016 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Are people thriving in your workplace? Or are busyness, uncertainty, and ambiguity leaving them feeling overwhelmed and burned out? Let's face it, navigating the highs and lows of workplaces these days can be challenging even for the most resilient of us.

Should You Give Your Employees Time Off To Vote?

Gene Marks | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

Here's a startling fact: According to The New York Times, only 9 percent of the American population voted for either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump as their candidate.

I'm a CEO, And This Is What I Think Great Employees Are Made Of

Quora | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business

What kinds of qualities do you look for in a prospective employee? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling quest...

10 Reasons Why The Olympics Improves Employee Productivity

Steve Siebold | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Steve Siebold

All eyes will be on Brazil in just a few days, as the world's top athletes join together in Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics. What happens when daytime television of the XXXI Games begins to take the attention of your employees?

The Difference Between High Maintenance and High-Performance Employees.

Tamara Star | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Tamara Star

Successful people are confident. They drive themselves to exceed their own expectations and most times, they win at whatever they set their minds to accomplish.

Employee Engagement isn't Just Providing Tools and Tweets

Sarah Deane | Posted 07.27.2016 | Technology
Sarah Deane

Engaged employees yield many benefits to businesses today - increased productivity, talent retention, and the enablement of better customer experience...

How to Tackle Workplace Substance Abuse

Yatin Khulbe | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Yatin Khulbe

Employees are the company's greatest asset. They play a deciding role in shaping the organization's future roadmap.

5 Tips On How To Choose The Right Team For Your Business

Ursula Nwobu | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Ursula Nwobu

While it's almost impossible to build a winning business single-handedly, it's very possible to do so with the right team. These tips help in choosing wisely.

Are Job Titles Important?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Does it really matter what our title is? Do we perform better because our business card has the word Senior Vice President or Director preceding the other words on the card? Hmm. What if our business card didn't have those fancy hierarchical words at all? Will you instantly become not productive or valuable? Some companies refrain from having titles at all, this is becoming more common, especially in the start-up world.

What Is The Real Cost Of Hiring Your Friends?

Michele Cuthbert | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Michele Cuthbert

Many clients hire us for strategic planning and management to help them grow their businesses. In our process in evaluating these businesses, we get to see the intricate ways many businesses function. Some run like a well oiled machines while others seem like utter chaos.

Why Corporate Culture Eats Strategy For Breakfast

Emad Rizkalla | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Emad Rizkalla

A few years ago during a Bluedrop board meeting, I remember one of our directors at the time, Lecia Stewart, injecting some philosophy during an analytic discussion. She warned us to consider a truism based on the ideas of Peter Drucker -- "culture eats strategy for breakfast."

The Illusion Of Employee Feedback

Bill Flanigin | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Bill Flanigin

At some point in the not too distant past, places of employment started asking their employees for feedback. It became standard operating procedure fo...

'Perks' That Can Get You Fired

Nicole Williams | Posted 06.17.2016 | Women
Nicole Williams

A cheeky "extra dinner on expenses" here, a few color copies of your résumé on the old work copier there... Hell, who's gonna notice? Answer: Your Boss. And that's when little perks turn into big-ass career problems. Here's why the most tempting freebies could land you in more shit than you think.

5 Signs The Corporate World Is Finally Ditching The ‘Sleep When I’m Dead’ Mentality

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living

“You can sleep when you’re dead.” You’ve heard the mantra before. You’ve likely even fallen victim to it in your professional or academic l...

Executives: Are You Hurting Your Business?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Just because executives can do a job does not mean they should. I have seen this for years and have even found myself involved in tasks that my employees should be doing. I discovered that I was actually involved in a task that clearly was not my role.