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How to Avoid Leadership Burnout

How to Avoid Leadership Burnout

As a leader, you may feel like you should work harder than the rest of your team. Maybe you feel like you don’t need as much rest as others do. Perhaps you even think that rest is for lazy people.  The truth is that it doesn’t matter how strong you think you are, how...

Initiating a Flexible Work Schedule

Initiating a Flexible Work Schedule

The digital era has revolutionized the workforce and the way we schedule out or days. In today’s business climate, we are always “on call,” which benefits employers, but not their employees. Because of this employee burnout rates are higher, and most employees feel that there is not a balance in their work life. 

How are Millennials Changing the Workforce

How are Millennials Changing the Workforce

Millennials, defined as the generation born between 1982 – 1999, are one of the largest generations in the workforce. Millennials are now becoming more established in their careers and are looking to advance quickly in their careers. Research done by Gallup shows that millennials are the driving force behind changes in the workforce. As major advocates for change, millennials are pushing for the workplace everyone desires, but many are too afraid to speak up about.

Top Business Trends of 2019

Top Business Trends of 2019

2019 welcomes a shift in the trends evolving in businesses. This change comes because the nature of office culture and work is changing. Workplace culture is shifting to align more with employee wants and needs. This is also establishing new rules for conducting business, and the shift will continue to dominate work environments across the country.

How Leadership Has Changed

How Leadership Has Changed

A team's functionality is largely dependent on its leadership. While the fundamental principles behind good leadership still remain the same, leadership is changing to accommodate the evolving workforce. Here are just a few ways that leadership is becoming more...

How To Give Good Feedback

How To Give Good Feedback

Communication skills are essential for success in one’s personal life, in business and in all other endeavors one might take on. Often times, it isn’t the substance of a message or sentiment that matters; conversely, presentation matters many times more.

Storytelling In Business Marketing

Storytelling In Business Marketing

People love being entertained, and that's one reason that storytelling in marketing campaigns is so popular. It has become a proven method in attracting consumers to try a new product or to switch brands. However, new research has found that there may be a cognitive...

Managing Young Employees

Managing Young Employees

Managing talent you've recruited in their early twenties is vastly different than managing veteran employees. Generational differences between are marked, though the difference in perspectives can be helpful in any office. Motivating employees in their twenties is not...

You Don’t Have To Be An Entrepreneur

You Don’t Have To Be An Entrepreneur

It's easy to believe the myth that thriving entrepreneurs are over-night economic rockstars who possess supernatural powers of success. However, this is misleading. Overwhelming evidence shows the majority of seasoned entrepreneurs first had to survive multiple...