Category: Management & Leadership

Get down to the art of conquering conflict in the workplace – Part 2: Working effectively with others

More than likely, your office setting is filled with many employees who comprise just as many diversities in terms of their skills, strengths and weaknesses, cultural norms and backgrounds.  These people also come with their own set of unique ideas, communication styles, habits and ethics. According to Forbes, a staggering 60 – 80% of challenges…
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Get down to the art of conquering conflict in the workplace – Part 1: When systems, processes and people don’t always align

Conflicts among individuals in the workplace are rife and varied Conflicts among individuals in the workplace are rife and varied and can range from petty arguments such as fighting over who is first to get to use the printer to matters of major mistrust and sometimes even breech of corporate ethics.   In this two-part article…
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How to Write your Vision & Mission for Success in your Business

When running your business, it’s so easy to get caught in the day to day and forget about the big stuff such as your strategic foundation and overall brand. There’s a lot of risk in not defining these things, but when you’ve taken the time to define both your vision and your values, it guides…
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Tips for Improving Workplace Culture for Women

From Wall Street to Silicon Valley, many HR management and team leaders are making an effort to improve workplace culture for women. But as they strive to dispel the “old boys’ club” environments of the past, many are realizing the task is more involved than simply hiring more women. To help HR management and team…
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Lady Boss Lessons

I’m sure you’ve noticed the rise of the Lady Boss in your life. SO many women are becoming empowered and becoming leaders in our country. Here are a few great role models to go by. Here are a few Lady Boss Lessons from our friends at FTD. Please include attribution to ftd.com with this graphic.

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Prioritization: The Secret Leaders Use to Get Things Done

Prioritization is the key secret ingredient that leaders use to get things done. See some tips that you can utilize today to help prioritize your tasks.

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How To Be An Alpha Woman In All Aspects Of Your Life

The term “alpha” is thrown around a lot, and we tend to categorize both men and women as either “alpha” or “beta.” However, we’d argue that “alpha” is a sliding spectrum; some people might be born as alphas, some people might grow into alpha-dom as they get older and more experienced, and there are also…
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Pillars of Solid Company Culture

There are few things more important to a company than gaining profits. No matter what it takes (as long as things remain legal), if the future of the business is at risk, company leaders are usually willing to make the changes necessary to alleviate it. Frequently, these changes involve things related to outward-facing presentation to…
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Top Tips For Handling A PR Crisis

We live in an instant society. Within minutes, news about your business can go viral and draw millions of eyeballs. Small and women-owned businesses count on social media platforms to gain the attention of their customers. And, in a perfect world, only your smartest tweets or most compelling videos would gain this much notice. Unfortunately,…
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How Do Cultural Differences Affect Leadership

Culture- The values, ideals, beliefs, and norms of a target market- affects literally everything in the world of business and leadership. What works in the U.S.A, for example, may not work for businesses that are based in other parts of the world. That explains why if you are interested in moving your operations to a…
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