July 15th, 2015

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The ABCs of an Extreme Company Makeover

Most business owners know the world of business is in constant flux—which makes it necessary to make frequent and sometimes inconvenient changes to business strategy.

The question is, what steps can you take to make the transformation as painless as possible?

New Growth

Is your business growing beyond your basement? Do you need to hire employees or move to a new location? Congratulations—that’s a major accomplishment! But many business…

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June 24th, 2015

Office Workers Gossiping

Employees may no longer crowd the water cooler to catch up on the latest office gossip, however, negative rumors still run rampant in the workplace today.

Gossip among coworkers neither increases productivity nor improves workplace morale. It may seem like a petty problem, but managers and business owners should pay attention to the possibility of major legal and financial consequences of even the smallest rumor. HRHero.com points out that although gossip should not support a worker’s…

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June 5th, 2015

Sad Employee

“Work-life balance”—read any business or lifestyle magazine on the rack today, and it’s one of the most common phrases you’ll encounter.

Everyone’s trying to achieve the elusive perfect formula, but no matter where they fall on the spectrum, personal matters always spill over into the workplace—and companies must consider the challenges that may arise when an employee experiences a life change or personal crisis. As an employer and business owner, how do you react, show empathy…

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