Category: Management & Leadership

4 Compelling Reasons to Throw Office Parties

~by Rachelle Wilber~ . The term “office party” can conjure images of lackluster break-room gatherings or stuffy dinners. However, office parties can provide valuable opportunities for you and your employees. There are several compelling reasons for having an office party. New Perspective Office parties can provide new perspectives on your employees. Seeing people in a…
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How to Maximize Your Chances of Reaching Upper Management

~by Anica Oaks~ . Job promotion is seldom an easy and never an automatic process. Even years of hard work at the same company doesn’t guarantee advancement. Past research has revealed that while external hires made 18% more than internal promotions, they were 61% more likely to be fired. But there are some paths for…
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6 Tips for Improved Business Efficiency and Reduced Stress

~by Kara Masterson~ . Removing business inefficiencies translates into profits over the long term. Greasing the cogs of business operations, however, is easier said than done. Due to the nature of business operations being interconnected, it’s fairly difficult to modify some phases of the operation without negatively affecting others. Here are 6 tips for improving…
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Advice for New Entrepreneurs from Entrepreneurs Who’ve Been There

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . I am so blessed to be part of a community of entrepreneurs and experts in their field. They all have so much to offer, and I wanted to share their tidbits of wisdom with other entrepreneurs — especially for those who are just starting out. So I posted this question…
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Do You Have a Succession Plan for Your Business?

~by Brooke Chaplan~ . Business stock distribution is normally determined early on in a business and is included in either the bylaws, operating agreement, term sheets, or some other formal agreement. Usually, stock distribution is reserved for founding partners, board members and investors. However, business owners should also consider making stocks available to other deserving…
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7 Ways to Show Your Employees You Value Them

~by Emma Sturgis~ . Many workers become dissatisfied with their work environments when dealing with supervisors who don’t seem to take their options into consideration or listen to issues they have. If they feel that their supervisors or managers don’t care about employees’ problems and point-of-views, they will be more likely to look elsewhere for…
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4 Easy Steps to Becoming a True Business Leader

~by Rachelle Wilber~ . Becoming a leader in your business and industry is much easier than it may seem. The qualities of a true leader are actually present in a very small percentage of business people, making your rise to the top simple and natural. While some people simply are not cut out to be…
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9 Stress Relieving Secrets Every Woman Should Know

~by Dianna Sandora~ Do you ever feel so stressed that you’d just like for the world to stop spinning for a few minutes so that you can get off? I know there are times that is exactly how I feel. Too much to do and not enough time to do it in. What’s worse is…
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How Beauty Bloggers Are Building Their Own Empires Online

It seems the combination of education and entertainment in today’s content happened so fast, audiences are having trouble catching up. This is especially true with topics like beauty and fashion, which most people would agree, are already cyclical and continuously refreshed with new material. When this type of educational entertainment moved online, the synthesis of…
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Four Keys to Surviving Change

One email changed my life. Less than one hundred words set me upon a new course in life. And the lessons that I learned through those has changed me and my home. This past year, I received a letter from the management in my company, notifying all part-time employees that they were no longer eligible…
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