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Our Wise Dog Can Help You Build a Great Leadership Culture

Having a great leadership culture translates into having a happy high-performance workforce. We believe that a company is only as good as its people, so having a solid productive culture is important. An underlying component of building a leadership culture is to determine the various […]

How Your Strategic Business Plan Can Communicate Your Vision

At Strategic People Solutions, we have been telling our clients that it is important to have a strategic business plan. Our planning model consists of a set of directions for moving the organization forward and focusing on the implementation process handled by the workforce. We’re […]

Maintaining Clear Thinking at Work

For many employees, today’s work pace is at full throttle.  With looming deadlines, seemingly inpatient clients, and over-scheduled assignment load, today’s workforce can easily become frustrated, fatigued, and experience job burnout.  Additionally, employees consume a barrage of emails, social media messages, news accounts and the […]

Sometimes the Right Business Strategy Requires You to Shoot for the Moon

When is the right time to make a change in your business strategy? Must all the stars be aligned? How will you know that it’s the right time? Well, we can take some advice from the ancient Greeks. They had some interesting ideas about time. […]

Understanding the HR Role in a Small Business

Did you know that the HR role 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 we […]

3 Simple Habits to Stop Worrying

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]