Category: Management & Leadership

eating disorders

How to Deal with Eating Disorders Among Employees

~by Dixie Somers~ . Eating disorders are among the most stigmatized, least-understood and most deadly mental disorders. For the concerned employer, it can be uncomfortable to address an employee’s eating disorder, but doing so is important for the productivity and reputation of your company. Follow the guidelines below for handling an eating disorder among employees.…
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stand out at work

How to Increase Your Visibility and Stand Out at Work

~by Rachelle Wilber~ . The best way to advance in your career is to be seen and recognized by those who make the decisions on promoting or teaching new skills. Therefore, you will want to take steps that will help you stand out from the crowd and catch the attention of your bosses and others…
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employee focus

How to Manage Employee Focus When Big Changes Are Coming

~by Dixie Somers~ . Planning a major company change should include an emphasis on employee adjustments. The impact of relocation or reorganization can be stressful for everyone involved. To help employees stay focused, consider taking steps like the following. Give plenty of notice It’s never a good idea to spring a big change on employees.…
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How to Improve Your Leadership Skills in the Workplace

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . Ever wondered why managers, business owners and CEOs are paid handsomely in their respective industries? It’s because these people have a rare set of skills and expertise that few in the field possess. Becoming an effective leader, however, is not innate nor does it come to you over the span of…
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Nothing Lost, Nothing Gained – 3 Qualities of an Outstanding Leader

~by Anita Ginsburg~ . The path to being an outstanding leader is paved with hard work and lots of experience. While it can take time to build the necessary experience to fill the shoes of an exceptional leader, there are other qualities that an outstanding leader should strive to develop. With the right qualities, a…
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Employee engagement - employee incentive programs

How to Engage Your Employees and Increase Productivity

~by Dixie Somers~ . Employee engagement is an extremely important piece of today’s business model. Companies are finding that engagement is correlated with employee productivity, which directly impacts the bottom line. With this information at hand, many organizations are developing incentive programs to keep employees engaged and motivated year-round. There are lots of programs you…
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How Secure is Your Business’ Confidential Information?

~by Kara Masterson~ . Stealing and selling confidential business information has become a lucrative trade. Regardless of the size or nature of your company, you can expect someone to try to get the information you have. That is why it is essential for you to act now to safeguard your customer information and trade secrets…
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5 Secrets of Successful Female Business Leaders

~by Skornia Alison~ . Women have come a long way in their pursuit of becoming business leaders in the corporate world. Today, we have successful female business leaders who are working side by side with their male counterparts. Business leaders like Irene Rosenfeld, Indra Nooyi and Ursula Burns are some examples of famous women leaders…
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shipping processes

What’s Slowing Down Your Shipping Processes?

~by Brooke Chaplan~ . The shipping process can be completely different for enterprises supplying products across seas than for those just shipping to local suppliers or partners. But one common problem all companies run into is a slowdown of their overall processes. For example, one provider might take half the time to ferry a product…
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startup

How to Take Your Startup to the Next Level

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . There are milestones that are important in the progression of your startup. They include the acquisition of the market share, getting funding, and employing a competent workforce, among others. Below are some handy tips to take your startup to the next level. Establish your competency Identify a market niche that you…
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