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Workplace perks
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Company Culture: The Workplace Perks That Impress Top Performers

With websites like Glassdoor acting as a Yelp for workplaces, more companies than ever are looking to outdo their rivals in a bid for top employees. Many modern companies are leaning away from the “all-business” mentality, in favor of fostering relationships and engagement with their staff. With this shift comes a variety of workplace perks encouraged...
healthy culture
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A Healthy Work Culture = Happy Employees, Happy Customers

Roughly 25 years ago, I teamed up with Dr. Larry Patterson to found Eye Centers of Tennessee (ECOTN). When we launched the business, you could count the number of people who believed in our venture on one hand, and probably have a digit or two left over. That didn’t deter us, and we jumped into...
5G
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How 5G Will Transform Entrepreneurship (and Give Remote Work a Serious Upgrade)

The remote work phenomenon is well underway. More and more companies across industries are realizing the multitude of benefits that come from going remote, not least of which are an upturn in employee productivity and job satisfaction. In fact, remote work is gaining such prominence that Stanford economics professor Nicholas Bloom compared it to the...
passion
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How to Turn Your Passion Into a Successful Business

Mark Twain once said, “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” However, over 87 percent of America’s workforce is unable to reach their full potential at their job because they are not passionate about their line of work. It’s time to make a change....
culture
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Culture Predictions: How to Build an Award-Winning Startup Culture

While every organization works hard toward meeting its business objectives, this year we will see workplaces taking a greater interest in promoting work-life integration along with emphasizing employees’ pursuit of goals outside of the office. Rather than putting stress on employees and rewarding those who put work before everything else, employers will look to adopt...
remote staff
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3 Management Strategies for Building a Reliable Remote Staff

According to a Gallup survey released in early 2017, remote work has consistently been on the rise since 2012. Forty three percent of employed Americans surveyed said they worked remotely in 2016. The polling agency noted that telecommuting opportunities also play a significant role in whether an employee takes or leaves a job. Flexible scheduling...
Company culture
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Performance Management Considerations That Will Mold Your Company Culture

Over the past few years, our understanding of company culture and its importance has skyrocketed. It has been the subject of many discussions, and experts have discussed at length how a healthy company culture positively influences retention, productivity, performance and overall reputation. In an age where employee experience has been touted as the “future of work,” it...
Leaders
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6 Habits of Highly Effective Leaders

Some people are born leaders; they’re naturally decisive and communicate with ease. Being a highly effective leader, however, is a learned behavior—these leaders don’t just communicate and make decisions, they improve the company’s bottom line and keep employees engaged. The question is: are you a highly effective leader? See if the following six habits match...
Ken Segall
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Former Apple Consultant Ken Segall on the Power of Simplicity [Book Excerpt]

Is there anyone in business who doesn’t recognize the power of simplicity? It’s an inescapable fact of life that human beings are attracted to simplicity and turned off by complexity. When I started my life in advertising, my mentors drilled into me the power of simpler, focused messages. I thought I’d absorbed that lesson well,...