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Time Management for Leaders: 12 Habits of Productive People

We all wish that we could waste less time and accomplish more with the time we are given. Even focused-minded professionals find themselves sidetracked with time-wasting activities. As a business owner and leader within your company, time management is of the utmost importance.

Topics: Advice Business Advice Leadership

How To Eliminate Hiring Bias And Increase Workplace Diversity

Perhaps the following scenario will be familiar to you.  You understand the benefits of increasing diversity in your small business, so you've hired a diversity manager.   She or he has taken several proactive steps to achieve this goal, including things like posting job announcements in publications read by underrepresented groups, educating your workers and establishing diversity goals. 

Topics: HR Leadership Diversity and Inclusion

7 Ways To Be Effective When Leading By Example

According to a 2015 Global Workforce Leadership Survey from Saba, 46% of companies say that leadership is a hard skill to find among employees. That's in contrast to other information from that group, which indicates that 68% of American workers view themselves as leaders.

Topics: HR Leadership

Coronavirus: How Small Businesses are Effected and What You Can Do

One of the most heartwarming things we have heard in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic is efforts of big businesses. The corporate giants of the world are contributing with aid funds, emergency pay, prioritized essentials, and some are even opening their doors as shelters and hospitals. But these efforts are for businesses that have billions, maybe trillions, of dollars in the rainy-day fund.

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Recognition and Rewards System: Shaping Your Company Culture

A goal-driven, passionate, proactive, and well-skilled employee is a dream come true for any business owner. In today's highly competitive work environment some companies can boast hiring dozens of such workers. Then why is the overall retention rate so low?

Topics: HR Retention Best practices Leadership