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Questions Every Leader Needs To Ask

In Leadership by Marc

A sense of self-awareness is one of the greatest traits that a leader can possess. By being able to recognize and address personal areas for improvement, a leader can improve the success of their employees and their company. One great tool for self-reflection is to ask yourself questions. Take time to reflect and give yourself honest, detailed responses. Here are a …

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Building Bridges: Aligning your Sales and Marketing Teams

In Leadership by Marc

Friction between work teams is not uncommon. However, bringing teams together is one of the most beneficial steps a company can take toward improving productivity. Below, we’re sharing three steps to unify sales and marketing teams in the new year. Know the Purpose of Each Group The conflict between the two teams is often caused by organization leadership and outsiders getting …

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Employee Gifts That Are Not a Fruitcake

In Leadership by Tiffany Hernandez

Is the dreaded question you ask yourself each holiday, “What do I buy for my employees?” Here’s a tip: don’t give them a fruitcake. Nobody deserves that. This year, give them more personalized employee gifts to show how treasured they are as team members and as individuals. Here are some of our favorite ideas. Money or Benefits Many employees would rather …

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How to Not Get Fired at your Office Holiday Party

In Leadership by Tiffany Hernandez

For some, the office holiday party sparks fear of unbearable social awkwardness. For others, there’s a real threat of getting too drunk and dancing on a table or flirting with a boss. Let’s be clear, the purpose of the party is to unwind and enjoy a team-building experience. Businesses don’t throw parties to roast the boss or find out who …

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Improve Company Culture: Ways to Engage Your Team

In Leadership by xxiiadmin

Efficiently using assets is the quickest way for your business to fatten its bottom line and improve profitability. Often, business owners invest in new technologies or hire consultants to draft a plan for making the operation more efficient. However, these attempts are much less effective than finding ways to engage your team. Simply put, employee engagement is the level of …

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The Importance of Taking Breaks

In Leadership by Marc

With today’s “plugged in” culture, it’s easier than ever to find yourself falling into workaholic patterns. Company laptops, smartphones, and an intense work environment all contribute to the feeling that you can’t ever truly clock out. Otherwise, you may miss an important email or phone call. For managers and entrepreneurs, that feeling can be even more intense. While many are …