Leading

Small Business Tips and Ideas for Leadership and Working with People

When it comes to running a small business, leadership is of the utmost importance. Employees look to you for guidance and to set the tone for your company. Learn more about what it means to be an effective leader with the articles in this section, which cover topics such as employee management, hiring and firing, and team building.

Staying Motivated in Tough Times

In times like the ones we are facing today, with devastating news and uncertainty surrounding us on all sides, the morale of individuals can be extremely low, and people can use a little extra uplifting to get motivated to work. Along with the impact it is having on employees, organizations are also feeling Coronavirus’ impacts. Having to downsize is no easy task, however, a … [Read more...]

New Technology Designed to Make Life Easier

There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that times are changing at a fast pace. New technologies are now available to help businesses to operate more efficiently and make life easier for the general public. Managing Parking There are many cities, towns, and businesses that have street parking and parking garages that require patrons to pay a fee. One way that technology is making … [Read more...]

The Top 3 Questions Business Leaders Should Ask as America Prepares to Reopen

If you turn on the evening news or read the front page of any national newspaper, you’ll see countless headlines about the reopening of American business. The federal government has issued its guidelines, causing governors to consider this advice, along with recommendations from public health experts, business leaders, and other key stakeholders, to determine the parameters … [Read more...]

Top Workplace Trends You Should Embrace in 2020

As the business landscape has evolved, new technologies and economic changes have shaped the way people do business and has inevitably affected the workplace. Only ten years ago, the technology and benefits that modern innovative workspaces offer today seemed impossible, and working from home was reserved only for freelancers and contractors. Employers who want to keep pace … [Read more...]

For Every Boss: Workplace Dynamics That Improve Employee Morale

Because of employees’ immense impact on everything from profitability and productivity to the quality of personal interactions within a business, leaders must understand that the physical and mental well-being of workers is an integral component to success. Much discussion revolves around the concept of employee morale, but few companies consider in the abstract – let alone the … [Read more...]

4 Remote Team Management Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Managing a team of remote workers is harder than it looks, causing plenty of mistakes to be made along the way that hinder productivity and sometimes end in hurt feelings. To help prevent these issues it’s sensible to study their causes so that you can avoid them. In this article, we are going to do exactly that. Using Inadequate Communication Methods When a manager is used … [Read more...]

5 Elements to Include in Your Leadership Development Program

Investing in leadership development programs can reap enormous rewards as leaders contribute to the growth of their organizations, mentor the younger generations of the workforce, and drive innovation. To develop a strong leadership team, you need to create an internal leadership training program, with a foundation of sound business practices and principles. According to the … [Read more...]

Silicon Valley: A Dream Come True for Tech and IT Students

The roots of one of the indisputable tech capitals of the world, Silicon Valley, are found in the Great Depression. It was then that Stanford professor Frederick Terman resolved to help his students deal with the lack of employment in the area by encouraging them to start their own companies. The first ones who took his advice were newly minted graduates William Hewlett and … [Read more...]

Preparing to Host A Corporate Networking Event: Our Top Tips

Networking events are the perfect opportunity for you to create more contacts within your industry and really put yourself out there. As an event host, you will have a lot on your plate as you will need to organize the guests, set out the structure for the day, and make sure that the venue is suitable for the event. The good news is that we have put together some top tips to … [Read more...]