I am nine weeks back to work after taking four months for maternity leave, and I thought I would share my perspective on the elusive notion of women successfully “having it all” – a challenging career, kids, balanced family life, healthy social life, personal hobbies, and the like – while it’s fresh on my mind. […]
I love this infographic – simply said, delivering on customer experience delivers on long term growth.
It’s never been easier for small businesses to establish themselves as a reputable business on the web. Leverage social media, search engines, and online reputation in the right way, and your mom and pop shop down the street can outrank the largest big box store in search results, word of mouth, and social influence. I […]
There’s really only one lesson to take away here… You can’t win the big game by playing for real for only half the game. That may get you through the playoffs, but when it really matters, you’re screwed. Winning the season takes having your head and your heart in the game every play – it’s […]
Outside of the office, everyone has their own unique personality. They are interesting, funny, articulate, sharp, jerky, silly, brave, and a whole lot in between. Whatever personality the individuals on your team embody, they should feel empowered to inject your business with a little bit of flavor. After all, wasn’t part of the reason you hired them in the first place that they were one (or all) of those characteristics above? A professional voice is a little bit different from one’s personal voice however, and it’s your job as the manager to help your team realize and refine the nuances over time.
I’m experiencing something interesting working with the full spectrum of Gen Y, Gen X, Boomers, and Millenials all mushed up into a thing called work. It seems that with each new generation entering the workforce, the expectations of how fast things have to happen gets faster.
That’s right, it wasn’t video…. it was multi-tasking. How many times have you been on a conference call where you had to say “I’m sorry can you repeat the question?” I’ll admit, it’s happened to me. It’s not right, but I’ll own up to it. A lot of coworkers at my last company worked remotely, […]