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

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

Energizing Your Team for the New Year!

Posted by Jennifer MonkPosted on Leadership

2020-12-22

With a new year right around the corner, it is now time to look to next year and work to prepare. It is easy to lose gas at the end of the year and carry that mentality into the new year. Getting your team energized and ready is the best way to enter the new year with all of 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

Year End Bonuses – How to Navigate in 2020

Posted by Luke BradyPosted on Money & Metrics

2020-12-08

Year-end bonuses are a pretty standard way some companies and businesses reward their employees for another year of hard work. In 2020, when a lot of businesses faced hard times, are year-end bonuses still feasible? Keep reading to learn more about navigating year-end bonuses.  Provide Bonuses – If you can Your employees worked very hard for you, and 2020 brought … Read More

Remote Work – Why it works and Why it doesn’t

Posted by Scott WegmannPosted on Operations & Processes

2020-11-24

Nearly 42% of the U.S. labor force is now working from home full time according to Nicholas Bloom, an economist at Stanford. With such a large portion of the country running businesses from home, is it more beneficial to work from home or stay in the office? Keep reading to learn about how working remotely works well and how it … Read More