Category: Operations & Processes

How to Build a Succession Plan

Posted by Luke BradyPosted on Operations & Processes

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Succession planning is the process of identifying and training potential leaders in your organization. This includes not only leaders at the top but all leadership roles in your business. The idea of succession planning is to prepare your organization for all scenarios, and it can help retain employees if they know there are advancement opportunities for them in the future. … Read More

When Doing Business the “Old Fashioned Way” May Be Best

Posted by Kent StockPosted on Leadership, Marketing & Selling, Operations & Processes, Uncategorized

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Before 2020, people were focused on doing business with the least amount of interpersonal communication and at the fastest pace possible. Consumers and organizations alike were so busy focusing on the next task, nobody was concerned with making connections. Once citizens were forced to stay home, limit interactions, and slow down, there was a shift. People want human connection. People … Read More

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

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

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

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

Efficiently Utilizing your Current Team

Posted by Micah ZantinghPosted on Leadership, Operations & Processes

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This pandemic has brought about a lot of struggles and issues many of us never thought we would have to experience. When many businesses are struggling to stay afloat during these questionable times, it is more critical than ever to learn how to effectively utilize your team to their full potential. Keep reading to learn about how to keep your … Read More

Planning for 2021 – What is Important

Posted by Matt GoerdtPosted on Operations & Processes

2020-12-16

Now that we are in the last month of 2020, it is time to look to the future and start planning for the new year. In light of everything that has gone on this year, there are important aspects of your business that need to be thought about and applied to your 2021 planning.  Take time to think Before starting … Read More