Posts By: Guest Blogger

Cost-Cutting Tips for Small Business

Cost savings for small business is the topic of today’s guest post. There’s more than one way to save money, but every idea requires careful planning to execute correctly. (more…)

Investing in Your Employees

Employee productivity requires investment. Today’s guest post reminds us of the most important element of business improvement: putting your employees first.
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What Cavemen Can Teach Us About Management

Today’s guest blog is about business improvement through better management—but focuses on what we should know because it’s part of our history. That’s right: it’s what cavemen can teach us about management.
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Psychopath Bosses Are Costing Us Money

Is your supervisor crazy? Does fear at the office happen more often than just at Halloween? Today’s guest post by Cassie Dull reviews the signs that your boss might be vindictive and evil.
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Very Stupid Employees

In today’s guest post, James Lawther writes, “There have been times when I have sat there with my head in my hands, wondering what on earth possessed me to hire such a bunch of fools for employees.” (more…)

Preventing Security Holes: Keeping Your Business Productive

Along with the increasing dependency of technology for business productivity in most facets of our day-to-day lives, the need for computer security is growing more and more. Computers are no longer a business extravagance or even much of a choice for you if you want to be competitive in your industry. As the world of technology rolls out new innovations business owners have to stay on their toes to keep up. (more…)

Managing Productivity in an Overseas Office

Employee productivity is always a challenge, but how do you manage productivity when your team is overseas? Today’s guest post tackles the challenge of telecommuting over thousands of miles and a half dozen time zones. (more…)

When Competition is Bad for Business

Usually, we think of competition as beneficial. But today’s anonymous guest post is a story from a company that shows what happens when people work at cross purposes. (more…)

HR Policies that Spur Productivity, Creativity

Here’s a business improvement reality: HR policies can make or break a workplace. As an employer, the time, effort and consideration you put into your HR policies can make the difference between a disengaged and unimaginative workforce and a loyal, productive and passionate one. (more…)