Communication

5 Benefits of IT That Your Small Business Is Missing Out On

Every small business has limited skills and resources, but your business is missing out when it doesn't even have basic IT systems in place. Here are 5 benefits of including IT services in your small business plan. Increased Communication Information technology is a way of transmitting information and communicating with others through a computer. Businesses communicate with … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Improving Your Decision-Making Skills as a Leader

Whether you are running a startup with lots of potential or handling the running of a small team in a large organization, being a good leader is one of the most difficult tasks you will be faced with. As a leader, it’s your job to not only protect the company's interests, but also guide and meet the needs of your employees or your team. You need to have good judgement when … [Read more...]

How to Successfully Organize a Company Retreat

If you are pondering the reason why some companies are more successful than others, then a good place to start would be the employees. MIT’s Human Dynamics Laboratory found that teams that communicate directly with each other as well as the management are much more creative and productive, says an article on Harvard Business Review. The good news is that such healthy … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Hiring a Certified Salesforce Consultant

No doubt, Salesforce is the most powerful and the most loved Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform in marketing. It is capable of managing almost all the customer-related processes of your business smoothly, effectively, and efficiently. Salesforce offers numerous benefits for your business to thrive significantly and to take full advantage of the capabilities of the … [Read more...]

4 Things You Must Do to Make Your LMS Effective

While the need for a Learning Management System has seen a steady uptick in recent times, LMS creators have had to get innovative in order to stay relevant amongst their niche. With constant competition and fickle-minded customers, it's getting harder for LMS developers to match up to the requirements and requests of consumers. During the process of building your Learning … [Read more...]

How to Deal with Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Any sexual advance or conduct that is non-consensual or offensive to the office environment can be categorized as sexual harassment. Sadly, it still happens across workplaces. In the hindsight of the #MeToo movement, a lot of facts and stories about workplace sexual harassment came into public view. Sexual harassment in the workplace is not just limited to glamour or high … [Read more...]

How to Avoid a Career Crash Due to Cognitive Bias

A few years ago, after my closing keynote for a manufacturing association conference on how manufacturing leaders can avoid business disasters, a man in his late fifties came up to me looking distraught and agitated. I hoped he wasn’t angry with something. He introduced himself (I’ll call him Mark here) and wanted to know more about one of the judgment errors I discussed, the … [Read more...]

Could Your Mobile Phone Be The Key To Business Success?

Mobile phones have changed the way that we operate in recent years with their increased processing power and the sheer number of applications. But how can it benefit a business and be a factor in a successful business? In this article, we will be looking into the benefits as well as providing reasons why you should be using them.   Open Communication   One of the biggest … [Read more...]

How to Validate Email Addresses, Step-by-Step

Are you sending newsletters and other marketing emails? Then you have to know how to validate email addresses so that you can get the best results from your campaigns.  Millions of marketers across the globe use email to grow brand awareness and boost sales. According to Litmus, the return on investment (ROI) for email campaigns is $38 for every $1 spent. So, it’s no … [Read more...]

Are You Present as a Leader? Check These 4 Crucial Signals

Like most people, I catch myself thinking about future events or rehashing past experiences, usually chiding myself for making poor choices. This ebb and flow between past pain points and future affairs lead us everywhere except where life is actually lived: in the present moment. Corporate executives, leaders of small businesses and nonprofits, educators, civic and … [Read more...]