Category: whitepapers and articles

A Business Growth Blueprint

Positive business growth needs to be monitored and nurtured as the organization rapidly moves through each calendar year.  Is your business on target, or have you already found yourself moving off course?  With the completion of each quarter, it is recommended that you complete an […]

Creating a New-Hire Onboarding Program

The objective for the new-hire onboarding program is to make certain that the individual succeeds at his/her job and becomes 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 […]

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? […]

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 […]

How to Create Your Leadership Brilliance

The concept of leadership and the role of leaders has changed significantly in the recent years. The marketplace environment is changing at such a rapid pace that the days of analyzing the market, planning a sales strategy and implementing the execution have given way to […]

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 […]

Monitoring Your Business Progress

“Mind the gap” is a warning phrase, first introduced in 1969 on the London Underground trains.  It is issued to passengers to take caution while crossing the gap between the subway train door and the station platform. The phrase “Mind the gap” is used as […]

Understanding Changing Consumer Expectations

Can you imagine finding your next car on Facebook? If you can’t, it might come as a surprise that nearly one quarter of current car buyers use Facebook to conduct research before buying. This is just one example of how consumers are changing the way […]

Business Growth Advice: What We Learned from Growing Tomatoes

Being Italian, there is nothing to like more than good, delicious, Italian spaghetti sauce made with fresh tomatoes. So, one day my wife and I decided to plant some tomatoes in a home garden especially designed for them. Friends had told us how easy it […]

Putting People in the Right Jobs

When our clients are looking to hire employees for their expanding businesses, we often hear the same concern. “I’m scared I might make a mistake and hire the wrong person.” or “I’m scared things might not work out.” We agree—this can be scary for any […]