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7 Amazing Tips to Show your Remote Workers Appreciation

This is a guest post from Elizabeth Hines (see her bio at the end). Thanks Elizabeth…! The aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic has left many more workers than ever working from home. The advantages to remote working are varied, from saving precious time in commuting to being able to organize your schedule more flexibly, but […]

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Workers’ Compensation

This is a guest post from Mike Khorev (see bio at the end) – Thanks Mike. Efficient business leaders go the extra mile when motivating their teams. They praise, recognize, and provide a sense of security. That was the message by Peter Rossi in the article: Ways to Boost Employee Motivation. This post is all […]

Create your own talent pool?

With unemployment continuing to hover near historic lows, just getting applicants is hard enough.  Finding applicants skilled for the position you are hiring, is even more difficult.  If you’re challenged with finding skilled employees know that you are not alone!  In today’s business climate, that challenge is nearly shared by all.   One solution: Code your […]

Would you consider a shorter work week?

It’s no surprise that the world is changing, but as we wrap up another Labor Day, is it time to start thinking about how we collectively labor?  It’s extremely difficult to find great new employees, it’s becoming harder to keep them and employee engagement continues to be very low (less than 20% from a global […]

Is Your Business Ready for Your Summer Vacation?

So you’re packing your bags in a few weeks?  You’re team says they can handle it, but how do you know for sure?  The heart of the summer is upon us and hopefully that means there is a vacation of some form on your calendar, even if it’s just an extended weekend.    But before you […]

Is your team Entitled or Empowered?

One of the big challenges to being an entrepreneur / business owner is that the scope of what you worry about quickly expands to include everything in your business ecosystem – your employees, your customers, even the vendors that you work with. You do your level best to balance the needs of everyone against what […]