As a small business owner, you undoubtedly want to support your people through life’s stressful and often unexpected events — from deaths in the family to medical issues to sick children or tense divorces.
26-01-2021 You might pass on taking your personal days for a lot of reasons, like being overwhelmed at work, or feeling like a vacation is financially out of reach. But you don’t need a cash windfall to reclaim your time off. Here are five creative and cost-effective ways to use your PTO.
26-01-2021 Are your bad work habits sabotaging your career? Here’s what you can fix today to set yourself up for success at work.
26-01-2021 A “work family” doesn’t mean your colleagues will help out with your laundry (sorry!), but it does mean that as employees tend to wear many hats in a small business, they have the opportunity to get to know their co-workers in a broader way than in a larger business – their strengths and weaknesses, their likes and dislikes.
26-01-2021 The idea of becoming a small business owner appeals to many – especially those striving to be their own boss. But many small business owners discover that it isn’t always easy to manage a business. The number of to-do’s an entrepreneur must tackle can start to add up and become overwhelming. Without delegation, some small business owners may run the risk of burning out.
26-01-2021 Smart companies put a lot of effort into creating a workplace culture that supports wellbeing, innovation and creativity — a culture that enables each team member to bring their A-game. Unfortunately, all of that effort can be undermined if company leaders fail to walk the walk. Mixed messages can cause confusion, mistrust and a lack of motivation.
26-01-2021 Feel like you’re in a career rut? It’s not uncommon. But it doesn’t necessarily mean you should look for a new job. There’s a lot you can do to boost career growth at your desk right now.
26-01-2021 As a small business owner, you undoubtedly want to support your people through life’s stressful and often unexpected events — from deaths in the family to medical issues to sick children or tense divorces.
26-01-2021 Create a culture that benefits your employees, customers and small business.
26-01-2021 Boosting your active listening skills at work can help you be more present in the conversations you’re having, prevent incidents of conflict, deepen your relationships with colleagues and ultimately improve your job performance.
26-01-2021 How can you make sure your employees are engaged, productive and aligned with your company’s objectives? It’s all about good communication. Here are three easy ways to shift your workplace culture toward openness and transparency.
26-01-2021 Bonding with coworkers usually involves a few drinks after work — maybe dinner on the company’s tab (if you’re lucky). But there are better ways to strengthen connections with your colleagues.
26-01-2021 How small businesses can ensure they keep their best and brightest.
26-01-2021 How to identify and ask a mentor to help guide your professional development.
26-01-2021 Meeting overload can leave you feeling undervalued, uninspired and disconnected from your work.
26-01-2021 Green habits at work can make a bigger impact than you might think. Adopting more efficient and sustainable practices can actually increase your productivity, improve your health, reduce costs around the office and, of course — help protect the environment.
26-01-2021 For small business owners, their company is often a reflection of themselves. It’s personal. More than their larger counterparts, small businesses embody the goals, priorities and personalities of their owners. People who choose to start a business instead of working for someone else are unique. No surprise — running a small business requires an enormous amount of drive and commitment.
19-05-2020 A climate of economic change and instability can be overwhelming — especially for a small business focused on growth. In the wake of global shifts in economies, impacted by pandemics, Brexit, presidential elections and stock market vulnerability, local small businesses can stay on their feet with swift, smart planning and a strong focus on key tasks.