Corporate Vision: How to Communicate Your Ideas to Team Members

By | October 11th, 2017|Employee Communications, Executive Advice|

When deliberating upon factors most conducive to a successful business, there are few points more meaningful than that of effective communication. This is far from a new subject, even in conventional business circles; however, we believe that as standards and expectations rise with an executive through [...]

Improving Your Small-Talk Skills in Professional Situations

By | August 2nd, 2017|Career Development, Employee Communications, Networking|

In business, we will often find ourselves in circumstances where we must conjure up pleasant, void-filling conversation with individuals we hardly know.  These are folks we would not normally find ourselves connecting with in everyday life, and we can struggle to interact because we don’t [...]

Qualities Shared By Successful Teams According to Google™

By | July 26th, 2017|Collaboration in the workplace, Employee Communications, Executive Advice, Team building|

For those unfamiliar, Project Aristotle was a recent research initiative launched by Google with the purpose of understanding why certain working groups flourish and others do not quite make the grade. Leading the endeavor, was Google’s Director of People Analytics (HR), Abeer Dubey, who was quite motivated [...]

Five Simple Ways To Stand Out in the Workplace

By | July 22nd, 2017|Career Development, Employee Communications|

You may be surprised to know that even small actions can get us noticed at work.  You may already be a diligent, dedicated employee who makes efficient use of your time, but perhaps you haven’t reached the ranks of the high-achieving innovators and pacesetters. Alternatively, [...]

8 Possible Signs Your Employee Is Planning To Quit Their Job

By | July 12th, 2017|Employee Communications, Executive Advice, Executive Leadership, Work/Life Balance|

Research shows that, in 2015, 88 percent of U.S. employees reported overall satisfaction with their present job. At the time, this marked the highest level of satisfaction over the last decade. Another report, however, states that the average employee tenure is eight years, and the average annual turnover [...]

Guidelines For Working With a Detail-Driven Manager

By | June 21st, 2017|Collaboration in the workplace, Employee Communications, Workplace Issues|

We all know that being “detail oriented” can be a wonderful quality, and quite often, those in leadership positions possess this very characteristic. However, in its extreme – sometimes referred to as micromanaging – it can prove challenging for employees who report directly to such [...]

What Should Employees Never Discuss at Work?

By | June 15th, 2017|Career Advice, Company Culture, Employee Communications, Workplace Issues|

There is a marked difference between tiptoeing around an office of eggshells and being blatantly, even obnoxiously, offensive. In most cases, that line is pretty wide and not terribly difficult to manage. Granted, there are certain areas where words get muddled or a misunderstanding occurs, however, [...]

Business Leaders: Knowing When Not to Delegate

By | June 13th, 2017|Collaboration in the workplace, Employee Communications, Executive Advice, Executive Leadership, Workplace Issues|

Those in positions of leadership know the importance of delegating certain tasks to the right team members. Of course, when the weight of every responsibility falls upon the shoulders of one individual within an organization, there is a raised chance for decreased quality and productivity, [...]