Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »

Boomerangs: Should you rehire a former employee?

Sometimes called “boomerang employees,” rehired workers offer many benefits. If you’re thinking this may be a good option for your company, here are some questions to consider, along with a few tips for integrating boomerang employees back into the office.

Never, never, never, ever disparage your competition

I need not trash my competition to outperform our competition. Over time, all bad firms are pushed out of their closet into the spotlight of their community.

Opportunities are there for the taking. So do it!

Over the years, I have heard every reason imaginable as to why someone decides not to listen, read, attend or be fully present. Opportunities are lost – or gained, every day. You choose.

Leaders: What stops you from crashing?

Just like a cocky pilot who is confident (and wrong) about his spatial orientation, a leader who relies on his or her instincts without back up instrumentation or counsel is doomed to crash.

Just got engaged? Here's what you need to know about combining finances

Many couples will talk freely about a range of subjects but shut down when it comes to discussing money. Like any other issue in a relationship, it is important to talk openly and honestly.

Do you know how to use humor in your B2B pitch?

There are many great reasons to use humor in your pitch or presentation with a prospect. But using humor in your pitch is not without risk, so be smart about exposing your funny side by following these seven tips.

Love in the office: Three tips for successful management

Interoffice romances are common, and although many may fizzle out, some do have the potential to lead to happy, long-term relationships. In either scenario, it’s important for companies to be prepared with the right kind of policy.

How harassment is going to cost your business

We should not concentrate on the word harassment; we should ask ourselves if we are being respectful towards our fellow co-workers. If we don’t feel respected, our engagement, morale, commitment and team work goes down.

Here are the barriers to authentic leadership

Authentic leadership is a space that many leaders desire to occupy, but the following "four P's" pollute and sabotage even the best efforts to step into this highly respected position.

The stock market hits 20,000: What happens now?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke 20,000 last month for the first time in a post-election rally. However, it was short lived lasting only three days before falling below. So what does this milestone mean?

Why no one is buying what you're selling

I believe that you can sell without being aggressive. You can sell without being pushy or salesy. You can sell without using slimy or sleazy tactics. And you can sell without selling your soul. But it is impossible to sell without selling.

Pick a fight you can win

It’s well-documented that relativity greatly influences our perception of winning or of happiness. You’re happy with your compensation until you find out that the schmuck in the next office makes more than you do.
Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags