Tag Archives: workplace culture

Understanding the Role of HR in a Small Business

Did you know that the role of HR is intertwined in all aspects of your business?  A company’s success relies on the quality of the workforce, and yet many business owners don’t make time to truly understand the role of HR and its value. As… Continue reading

3 Simple Habits to Stop Worrying

Is it possible to control worrying? For some, the answer may be “Yes,” but for many others, controlling the tendency to worry is a constant challenge. We often worry about our work situations, financial conditions, or family events. We may worry about upcoming situations. So,… Continue reading

Self-confidence Boosts Workforce Success

Workers whose skill sets match well with the essential duties of the job they hold are more likely to have more self confidence and assurance than those individuals who feel inadequate in handling their job responsibilities. Why does this matter, or why should leaders take… Continue reading

How Your Company Culture Affects Your Bottom Line

Building a positive, trusting, high-performance company culture takes time. This culture is the personality that your company projects to the public. Creating such an environment that is sustained over time, takes continual nurturing and planning. Getting to behavioral change requires understanding, open-mindedness and an appreciation… Continue reading

Talent Management is a Secret Ingredient of Online Business Success

A company needs talent management policies and procedures for the team members to maintain the company’s philosophy, and to keep compliant with government regulations.  Talent management, has over the years been better known as Human Resources, or HR.  Yet the role of managing human resources… Continue reading

Teamwork is Strengthened by Different Breeds of People

Teamwork is a common ingredient in the work environment.  To create effective teams, diversity plays a role.  Like canines, humans have many different types of personalities and represent many different backgrounds.  This diversity—cultural, religious, gender, race and sexual orientation among other differences—can create a wonderful… Continue reading

Creating a New-Hire Onboarding Program

The objective for the onboarding program is to make certain that the new employee succeeds at his/her job and is a contributing member of the organization. As the employer, start by identifying the fundamental information your new hire needs to quickly assimilate to effectively complete… Continue reading

Avoiding Business Personality Disorder

Imagine that a potential customer visits your website, saw your business page on Facebook or LinkedIn and talked via telephone to a member of your staff about buying your products or services. Would that individual encounter an experience with a Business Personality Disorder, or BPD?… Continue reading

4 Ways Leaders Inspire Positivity at Work

No one like a grumpy boss. It’s a real de-motivator and throws a wet blanket on the whole work atmosphere. Not to mention that a sour attitude increases workplace anxiety, frustration and stress. One of the important role of any leader is to influence the… Continue reading

Daring to Fail

Does curiosity really kill the cat? Yes, curiosity can get one into trouble if one has a proclivity to attend to other people’s business. The proverbial expression ‘curiosity killed the cat’, is usually used when attempting to stop someone asking unwanted questions. But, this advice… Continue reading