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Honest Employee Feedback Starts at the Top
By Shayna Waltower | January 23, 2023

Getting honest feedback from employees is critical if you want to improve your business's culture and internal operations.

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10 Negotiating Tips to Sharpen Your Skills
By Brandi Calero-Holmes | January 23, 2023

When you're negotiating salaries, business deals or other contracts, even small mistakes can hurt your success. Learn 10 tips to improve your negotiations.

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Want to Keep Your Customers? Be Proactive
By Leslie Pankowski | January 23, 2023

Customer relationship maintenance isn't just a to-do-list item. Learn to keep tabs on customer satisfaction by collecting and analyzing feedback regularly.

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Should You Ditch That Nightmare Client?
By Nicole Fallon | January 23, 2023

When clients make outrageous demands and don't communicate, it may be time to fire them. Learn how to ditch nightmare clients tactfully.  

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How to Fire an Employee: Tips for Letting Go
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Need to fire a problem employee? Do it the right way with these expert tips.

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10 Distractions That Kill Workplace Productivity
By Brandi Calero-Holmes | January 23, 2023

Distractions like smartphones, social media and email disrupt work productivity. Learn to minimize distractions and boost workplace productivity.

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Gamifying Your Workforce: How to Make Employee Engagement Fun
By Nicole Fallon | January 23, 2023

Gamification is a fun way to boost employee engagement, morale and retention. Follow these tips to gamify your workplace and make engagement fun.

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What Kind of Leader Are You?
By Nicole Fallon | January 23, 2023

DiSC profiles assess a leader's behavioral style and can be a great foundation for leadership tools. Learn how a DiSC assessment works.

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Predictive or Prescriptive Analytics? Your Business Needs Both
By Nicole Fallon | January 23, 2023

Learn how both predictive and prescriptive analytics are essential data strategies for running your small business.

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Saying Goodbye: How to Conduct Effective Exit Interviews
By Jeremy Bender | January 23, 2023

Exit interviews are a chance for businesses to gain valuable insights on why employees leave. Learn the right questions to ask and how to use your insights.

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20 Easy Ways to Boost Your Productivity
By Matt D’Angelo | January 23, 2023

Want a few simple, low-tech ways to boost your productivity in the office? Here are 20 actions you can take to boost your focus and get more done.

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Disrespectful Employees? How to Fix a Toxic Workplace
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Employees who are treated poorly by co-workers often start feeling entitled to treat others the same way. Here's how to stop it.

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Leadership Language: Why Your Word Choices Matter
By Nicole Fallon | January 23, 2023

The language you use as a leader has an enormous impact on your team. Learn how to frame tricky conversations to maintain a positive work environment.

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Why Employee Appreciation Is Key to Low Turnover
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

Employee appreciation and recognition can minimize turnover and strongly impact happiness. Learn ways to show your employees how much you value them.

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Happy, Loyal Employees Need to Feel Trusted at Work
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

The more employees are trusted, the happier they are and the less likely they are to have a wandering eye.

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Bridge the Gap: Communicating With a Multigenerational Workforce
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

Communication style is one of the biggest distinctions among employees from different generations. Here's how to bridge the gap in your organization.

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Stressed Out! Unrealistic Expectations Put the Pressure on Workers
By Marisa Sanfilippo | January 23, 2023

This article explains why placing excessive stress on employees can ultimately damage your business's productivity and, in turn, its bottom line.

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Healthy Workplace Conflict Can Help Your Business Grow
By Shayna Waltower | January 23, 2023

Conflict doesn't always have to be negative. Learn what healthy workplace conflict is, along with its benefits and examples of what it looks like.

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5 Work-From-Home Issues Your Telecommuting Policy Should Address
By Matt D’Angelo | January 23, 2023

How can you take advantage of the benefits of working from home while mitigating the cybersecurity risks? You need to develop a telecommuting policy.

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Finding the Balance Between Employee Travel and Customer Experience
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Business travel can improve the employee and customer experiences, but it can negatively impact your staff too. Learn how to strike the right balance.

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8 Employee Training Tactics That Actually Work
By Nicole Fallon | January 23, 2023

These eight training tactics help create an engaging and successful employee training program.

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Email Etiquette: The Dos and Don’ts of Professional Emails
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Email is more than omnipresent enough that etiquette has emerged around it. Here’s a guide to this etiquette.

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How Cultural Anthropology Can Inform Business Strategy
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

A corporate anthropologist shares how social sciences and business intersect. Learn how to apply anthropological ideas to gain a competitive business edge.

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What Is a Noncompete Agreement?
By Kaylyn McKenna | January 23, 2023

Learn how to use a noncompete agreement to protect your business. Without one, your trade secrets and your best employees may end up with competitors.

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A Culture of Inclusion: Promoting Workplace Diversity and Belonging 
By Nicole Fallon | January 23, 2023

Learn how to improve your organization by creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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Entrepreneurs Answer the Question ‘Why Is Innovation Important?’
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

New products and improvements to products are innovations. Learn the five innovation types and how to tap into innovation's power and potential. 

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How Much Time Are Your Employees Wasting on Their Phones?
By Dock David Treece | January 23, 2023

Find out how much time employees waste using their personal phones during the workday and how you can reduce such distractions.

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4 Ways to Improve Human Capital Management
By Matt D’Angelo | January 23, 2023

Human resources has moved beyond hiring, payroll and benefits administration. Here's what successful human capital management looks like in the modern workforce.

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Stay Positive! Resilient and Adaptable Teams Are Key to Business Success
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

Learn how to cultivate a more adaptable and resilient team to improve your business outcomes.

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5 Tips for Training Leaders to Work With Remote Teams
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

Managing employees in various locations is different from leading an in-office team. This guide offers tips for managing a remote workforce.