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7 Team Types That Make Business Possible

Teams work together to accomplish a common goal. Teams are a part of business. They make things, accomplish tasks, provide services, offer advice and seek to meet other goals. While people have used teams to come together and accomplish tasks since we were hunters and gatherers, the concept is always evolving....

3 Reasons Why You Hire the Wrong IT Staff and How to Get It Right

niekverlaan / Pixabay The global tech talent shortage is relentless and shows no signs of slowing down. As the adage goes, “desperate times call for desperate measures,” and sometimes this approach leads to disastrous recruitment cycles. According to the Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey, a staggering 65% of respondents stated that the...

8 Most Common Leadership Styles — Which One Are You?

To be a successful leader, you have to understand what type of leadership works best for both you and the people you manage. Because if there’s not a fluid match, you can forget about moving a team — and business — forward. So, what’s in a leadership style? Typically, a “leadership...

Grow Your Business in 2020 – 9 Critical Strategies Exposed

In this article we’re going to talk about 9 critical areas of your life and business you should be focusing on this year. By focusing on these specific areas, you will help your business grow by leaps and bounds. Some are hard. Some are easy. Some require you to make changes… and...

5 Reasons to Be Real: Authenticity is the New Competitive Edge

Clients, customers, and employees all share one unique quality: being human. As human beings, we know when someone is being genuine as opposed to speaking “corporate talk,” mouthing the words that relegate us to being a number rather than an individual. We know the difference between rote, systematic adherence to policies...

Understanding the Customer Success Team Structure

The success of an enterprise depends more than ever on the Customer Success (CS) team. A CS team’s primary purpose is to build, maintain, and optimize lasting customer relationships by helping them fulfill and even exceed their own business goals. The stronger that connection is, the more likely your customers...

“You Are Doing Everything Wrong!”

I got one of “those” emails. It was from some self proclaimed expert citing research from “millions” of situations. They posed a number of sales scenarios in the form of, “Are you doing this……” It turns out, our team normally does at least 50% of the things they posed. They went on...

The New Focus of HR: Getting Work Done

There is no doubt that high productivity is crucial for business success. It only makes sense that nearly every business leader makes improving productivity in the workplace a major priority. In order to achieve this, many organizations put a lot of pressure on their supervisors and managers to improve productivity....

5 HR Tech Trends to Look Out for in 2020 and Beyond

Records show that companies spent more than $380 billion on HR tech in 2018, which represents a 9.5 percent year-over-year increase. Experts expect this increase in HR tech spending to continue to rise well into the future. With increased demand comes an onslaught of new tech products on the market....

Need to Create Urgency For Your Team to Meet Deadlines?

Feeling the need to create urgency so that employees meet deadlines? See 20+ root causes to explain why this happens at agencies. Spoiler: You may be part of the problem. Frustrated that her employees were taking forever to complete work, an agency owner asked, “How can I create a sense of...