The First Rule of Your Organization Needs to Be Trust

Posted by Scott WegmannPosted on Leadership, Operations & Processes

2021-04-13

Relationships, whether personal or professional, are built on trust. This is true in business for employee relationships as well as customer relationships. Employees need to trust each other and their superiors, and consumers need to trust the brands in which they invest. The rule of trust builds a foundation for a successful business, and you can build trust through transparency, … Read More

Why Integrity is Everything in Business

Posted by Luke BradyPosted on Leadership, Operations & Processes, Recruitment & Retention, Uncategorized

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Imagine working for or supporting a dishonest company or organization. As an employee, you might feel uneasy, and as a customer you might feel duped. These are the feelings that can arise when a business does not value integrity. Integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles, according to Oxford Languages. A company that upholds this … Read More

Using Storytelling in Business

Posted by Steve BradyPosted on Marketing & Selling

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Strong storytelling is so important in business. This story tells consumers who you are and why they should buy from you. A good brand story can create and inspire those in the company as well as potential consumers to go with you for their needs or share the message of your brand. Continue reading to learn more about how to … Read More

The Advantages of being a Good Writer in Business

Posted by Jennifer MonkPosted on Operations & Processes

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Writing may not seem critically important in everyday business operations, but it actually plays a bigger role than you realize. Having skills as a writer in business can put you leaps and bounds ahead of those in your industry. Keep reading to learn about the benefits of being a good writer in your business. Effective Communication Corresponding with employees, partners, … Read More

How to Effectively Manage Employees at all Levels

Posted by Matt GoerdtPosted on Leadership

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Managing employees can be difficult regardless of the size of your business. There are key ideas that those who manage others should implement from day one of them being in charge. Continue reading to learn how to effectively manage your employees. Be an Effective Communicator As the leader of your business or organization, having good communication skills is pivotal to … Read More

Why Training is Everyone’s Responsibility

Posted by Melissa SchumannPosted on Leadership, Marketing & Selling, Operations & Processes, Recruitment & Retention, Uncategorized

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A successful organization starts with the proper training of employees. Training employees ensures every employee knows what is expected and knows how to avoid errors–making the company more efficient. In order to train employees properly, everyone in the company needs to be involved in the process. If everyone is involved in training new employees, it will increase positive company culture … Read More

Retaining Quality Talent – Why Do They Really Need to Stay?

Posted by Kevin ElsburyPosted on Leadership, Operations & Processes, Recruitment & Retention

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If you ever wonder how your top employees feel about your organization, do not wait until they leave for another position to ask. Retaining quality talent can be a difficult task for organizations because it is a reflective process that takes time. Ultimately, it could also end up costing money at first, but you could gain it back in the … Read More

How to Attract Ideal Customers and How to Keep Them

Posted by Luke ImslandPosted on Leadership, Marketing & Selling, Money & Metrics

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The success of an organization ultimately depends on the customers. The employees, culture, and leadership might contribute to this, but ultimately you cannot sustain a business without customers. Ideal customers may vary, but the strategies to attract them apply to most organizations. You will need to identify your ideal customer, and then use various marketing strategies to attract those customers. … Read More

Key Positions To Add To Your Organization if You Want to Grow in 2021

Posted by Liz RudePosted on Marketing & Selling, Operations & Processes, Uncategorized

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At the end of the year, people start to evaluate their personal and professional lives. This is a great time for goal setting and making changes. As an organization, you can capitalize on people wanting to make changes by making some yourself. 2020 was a year of unexpected challenges, and 2021 can be a huge success if you are ready … Read More

Leadership Starts at the Top

Posted by Luke ImslandPosted on Leadership, Operations & Processes, Uncategorized

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The adage “do as I say, not as I do” is not an effective form of leadership. A president of a company who strictly enforces early arrivals and late departures, but dips out early whenever she has a golf game to get to, is sending her employees mixed messages. True leadership starts at the top. Leaders in organizations need to … Read More

The Value of Being a Lifelong Learner

Posted by Liz RudePosted on Entrepreneurs & Start Ups, Leadership, Marketing & Selling, Uncategorized

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Imagine if you went into work dressed in a windbreaker and parachute pants. Some people might make hushed comments, and a few brave souls might even address your attire. Obviously, if this was a regular occurrence, people might shrug it off and think you’re stuck in the past. This is what can happen when you refuse to be a lifelong … Read More