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How to Help Employees Find a Balance Between Caregiving and Career

This is a guest post from Jori Hamilton on a topic that doesn’t get much attention but clearly impacts a lot of businesses – check out her bio at the end of the post. Thanks Jori. According to a study by the AARP, over one-fifth of Americans — that is, roughly 53 million individuals, have […]

7 Effective Ways to Boost Employee Motivation and Productivity

This is a guest post from Peter Rossi (see bio at end of post) – thanks Peter. Motivation and productivity go hand in hand but are difficult to achieve. We’ve seen different tactics, too. The productivity show. Employee engagement books. Achievement motivation, a motivation assessment scale, and even 100 days of productivity. But the center […]

Employee Education Supporting Small Business Growth

This is a guest post from Jori Hamilton (see bio at the end of the post). Thanks for the interesting ideas Jori…! Starting a small business is an ambitious endeavor. You likely have goals in mind, and you may have set out plans for your company’s ongoing growth as a key part of your business […]

What do you Ask When You Need Motivation?

Motivation is a tricky thing – why do we do what we do? Logically we might be able to identify what needs to be done, but that doesn’t always translate into what we WANT to do. If you are a business owner, it’s likely that a lot of your motivation comes from building your business, […]

Virtual Drive – Motivating Employees You Never See…

How do you motivate someone you never physically come in contact with?  It is a question many business owners and leadership teams are asking themselves for the first time. Are you one of them?     Virtual employees have been around decades, but no one could have predicted the global transformation we’ve have witnessed over the last […]

5 Ways Technology can Keep Your Employees Engaged

This is a guest post from Bea Potter, a freelance writer, that we thought might be a good change of pace – check it out. Employee engagement is hugely important challenge in the modern workplace. Studies have shown that engaged employees are more productive, meaning that understanding how to keep your staff engaged is a […]