Posts Categorized: Leadership Thoughts

Do’s and Don’ts for Combating Stress in the Workplace

Do’s and Don’ts for Combating Stress in the Workplace

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Workers at all levels of an organization can have related to their jobs. Stress isn’t so much dependent on the specific position, as it is the way the individual person fits in their environment. Common stressors in the workplace often include worries over layoffs, company mergers, changing jobs, implementing software, and the physical work setting….

Understaffing 101

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It seems as though we are always hearing about organizations trying to make do with less.  We keep hearing the messages ‘Do it faster,’ ‘Do it better,’ and ‘Do it cheaper.’ Oh and by the way, do it all with fewer people.  While it is important for organizations to keep their costs down so that…

You Should Focus Less on Transactions and More on Relationships

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When it comes to customer service, the idea of transactional marketing can be tempting. It is certainly easier in terms of the effort that you put in up front. Your focus is less on customer service and more on closing a sale or getting a contract signed. But transactions add little value to your business….

Should Your Company Consider the Cloud?

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Recently, businesses of all sizes have been flocking to cloud-based computing. So should your company join them? The cloud may seem new and intimidating, but the truth is, you’ve probably used it for some time without a second thought. Services like Hotmail and Gmail are cloud-based applications. They perform a specific function, and the information…