How To Ensure Your Employees Are Performing Their Best

The team is going to be at it’s peak performance when all of the members of the team are performing their best, here’s how to ensure that your employees are performing their best: Set Goals Set goals for your employees, so they know what your expectations are early on. Setting goals helps to ensure that […]

How To Choose The Right Candidate For The Job

You need a new employee, but you want to find the best fit for the job, here are some ways to ensure you always find the best candidate: Know Your Ideal Candidate You cant find the right person for a position if you don’t even know who the right candidate is. Setting clear goals of […]

How To Be An Effective Team Leader

Leading a team is not always easy, but here are a few tips to make it a little better: Make Time For The Team Make time to be there for your team, to lead them properly, not from afar. Also, get to know your team, getting to know each member on a more personal level […]

The Importance of Conferences

Conferences. For some, that word brings out a sigh as they picture boring speakers that go on for days. A new age of conferences has arisen and become a very important tool in networking, learning about the field, and keeping up to date on the latest developments. Essentially, conferences are about throwing some of the […]

Take Your Child to Work Day: The Importance of Children Being Exposed to Their Parents’ Careers

  Do you remember the days where companies would host “Daddy-daughter work day” or “bring your child to work day”? These are events of a past time when businesses incorporated family values into their goals and allowed time to be spent not only on the company growth, but on the personal growth of each employee. […]

Short Term vs. Long Term Goals: When to Use Each

  In the current whipsaw environment of stock market measurements, evaluations, and executive compensation programs, it can be easy to forget that no product will last forever. No market share will remain unchallenged. Everyone will refine the process as time goes on. These are simple facts. We often lose ourselves in the effort to perfect […]

The Future of the MBA

How Shifting Enrollment Trends Are Changing Business Education For business schools around the country, business is anything but usual. Since fewer Americans are willing to drop out of a strong economy to earn a graduate degree, enrollment in MBA programs is shrinking. Decades of declining job satisfaction also suggest that many professionals are tired of trading hours for dollars. Instead, […]

Are You Being Too Smart for Your Own Good?

  Gaming the system has always been a temptation for businesses, but customers have learned to adapt to whatever you are doing far more quickly than you would think. Here is a classic example: the infamous sale. A sale has become so ubiquitous that people will not buy a product until it is on sale. […]

The Science of Negotiation

  Do you remember learning the “Scientific Method” back in High School? The process is easy: make an observation, take a guess, test that guess, analyze what happened, and then repeat until the analysis shows the guess was correct. The more background data you have, the better the guesses, but you can learn this as […]

Marketing Yourself

The time when both employee and employer looked at their relationship as being a long-term commitment is past. Employers are constantly looking for new employees, new ideas, and new ways to make money. They carefully market themselves to potential talent to draw the interest of those who may be of value to the company. Branding, […]