Advice for Identifying and Managing Various Types of Employees

By | March 29th, 2018|Collaboration in the workplace, Communications, Management Advice, Productivity, Team building|

Objectivity is the token banner held high for business pursuits; and to an extent, rightly so. Objectivity in analyzing pros and cons is an indispensable attribute for any accomplished executive or manager. Working with people (and working with them well) is inherent toward keeping things running [...]

Understanding Blockchain Cryptocurrency

By | March 10th, 2018|Business & Economics, Business Technology, Technology, Technology in the workplace|

In recent months, we have received innumerable requests to share our thoughts and insight into a new industry that has been gaining steam and garnering increasing interest:  Blockchain cryptocurrency. It is now our pleasure to show that we’ve been listening. The field is increasing every [...]

Essential Marketing Tactics to Help Connect with Customers

By | February 16th, 2018|Branding, Business & Economics, Business Marketing and Promotions, Marketing, SEO, Social Media|

Using a single channel of communication with your clients has a moderate value; let us imagine that it creates a one-in-ten response rate.  Adding a second method of contact or communication increases it (according to various sources) by between 20 and 60 percent (improving from [...]

What the Net Neutrality Repeal Means for Small Businesses

By | January 18th, 2018|Branding, Business Technology, Social Media, Technology, Web news|

With the recently changed FCC laws surrounding internet regulation, businesses should take heed to how this particular modification will directly affect them.  Formerly, the internet was comparable to a utility; similar to water, electricity, or gas. This categorical change lifts a number of restrictions on [...]

2017’s Top Online Business Models: Who Were the Clever Ones This Year?

By | January 4th, 2018|Business & Economics, Business Models|

1.  E-mail marketing Topping the list is the most profitable online tool for any business.  Historically, for every single dollar invested in e-mail marketing, the return is between $30 and $50.  That’s right, an average of 4000 percent profit because people want to buy tangible products, information, [...]

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Tax Obligations

By | December 14th, 2017|Business & Economics, Entrepreneurial advice, Tax advice|

When it comes to tax laws, it’s every business leader’s goal to protect his or her company from possible over or under payment, and of course, to avoid fines. Since tax obligations vary from one state to the next, a certain amount of research is [...]

Ready, Set, Go: How Accelerated Learning Can Drive Your Career

By | July 29th, 2017|Business Education, Career Development, Productivity|

Discovering Accelerated Learning How do we respond to another “new thing” which is promised to save the company money, give us back hours of time, and transform employees into productivity-driven machines? Is this even worth considering? Apparently so, for companies like Travelers Insurance, Bell Atlantic, [...]

Leadership Advice: Five Practices To Avoid

By | June 26th, 2017|Communications, Executive Advice, Executive Leadership|

Even the most successful and highly qualified leaders in business know that attaining ultimate perfection within your role is highly difficult, simply due the pure unpredictability of the position. Though most still strive – as they should -- there are still certain reminders that would benefit [...]

How Businesses Can Implement a Successful Workflow Plan

By | May 8th, 2017|Communications, Executive Advice, Executive Leadership, Management Advice|

What is workflow automation? A workflow plan, or workflow automation, is a series of actions within a business process that involves the use of a centralized, automated structure. These series of actions are required to attain a specific goal. Workflow automation is a simple method [...]