Ways to Boost Employee Engagement

Are you looking for ways to boost employee engagement? Employee engagement is defined as the strength of the emotional and mental connection an employee feels towards their work. This includes their perception of their workplace, their peers, as well as the nature of the work they do. So, it’s no surprise that the more engaged...

The Best Way to Find Business Coaches Near Me

The question is, how do I find the right business coaches near me to provide the services my company needs? The success of a business depends on fast growth, valuable resources and improved financial performance. This can be achieved with the expertise and services of professional business coaches. When it comes to improving a small...

A Boss vs a Leader; What’s the Difference?

In comparing the terms boss vs. leader, many people often use the terms boss and leader interchangeably. In our competitive world, being a leader is more important than being a boss to boost your performance and ensure greater success for your business. It helps motivate your employees rather than make them feel dictated and unappreciated. A Boss...

Five Types of Problem Employees

Problem employees unavoidably appear in most workplaces and small businesses aren’t exempt. At times, the problems are apparent, like attendance issues or a failure to perform accurately. Other times, a workplace may host a problem and you might not quickly discern the cause. Most often, you’ll need patience if an unfruitful employee behavior originates from...

I Have Given Up! Failures in Business and How to Turn Them Around

“I have given up! I can’t go on like this!” If you are thinking that; don’t quit just yet. We will explore failures in business and how to avoid them. Many business owners are going out of business in 2020 and you need to know why so you can avoid the same outcome in your...

Managing Staff During the Pandemic

Here are some keys to managing staff during the pandemic. For now, and perhaps for the foreseeable future, your employees may have to work at home. Distractions, emotional highs and lows, and a new way of working can make it difficult to keep morale up and be productive. Take these considerations into account for managing...

How Your Small Business Can Survive and Even Thrive During COVID19

The world seems to be spinning backwards. Just a few weeks back the economy was roaring. Now here we are, small business owners who are experiencing lost revenues, the fear of financial disaster, and the information on the internet and social media are constantly telling everyone that it is going to get worse. What are...

Why Employees Leave (and How to Keep Them)

An ongoing concern for small business owners is employee attrition. After investing time and resources to hire, train, and develop a staff member, it’s a real financial loss when any valued employee leaves. Since 2010, employee voluntary turnovers have nearly doubled – from 22 million per year to 40 million – according to 2018 U.S....

Handling Advice and Feedback

In your business, it’s no doubt an everyday event for staff to share feedback or advice. From project managers to team leaders to supervisors to co-workers, all staff members would have occasion to provide guidance, instructions, and opinions to each other. Keep an eye on your milestone chart – your team seems to be running...

Free or Low-Cost Ways to Reward Employees

Staff members (“employees”) deserved to be recognized for doing outstanding work, being a team player, meeting deadlines, or other positive behaviors. Rewards are an undeniably great way to build morale and confidence, provide incentives for continued good work, and grow company loyalty. Sometimes, though, the budget is tight. Free or Low-Cost Ways to Reward Employees...