Cindy Allen-Stuckey, founder and CEO of Making Performance Matter, challenges you to answer these questions: You spend many hours developing your business strategy. So, why is there a gap when you execute it? What’s keeping it from “coming to life?” Making Performance Matter collaborates with organizations to convert strategy into action by developing customized “people… Read more »
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Debating as to whether or not paperless receipts would increase productivity in your business? If so, perhaps some advice from Lavon Temple at Delivra will help make your decision easier. Take a look at the pros and cons she discovered after researching the topic.
AccelaWork’s business process consulting expert, Robby Slaughter, contributed a post to Delivra’s blog about blog subscribers. You can read the post here. But for your convenience, it has been posted in its entirety below.
You would think using social media at work would cause distractions. You would also think that workplace productivity would suffer. One study shows that couldn’t be further from the truth.
Most every company these days is in the business of giving advice. But here’s a surprising tip for companies that give advice for a living: you need someone outside your company leading the charge.
Every so often I like to treat my kids to BIG surprises. Usually, my creativity caps off somewhere between a trip to the toy store or the movie theater. But I had a brilliant idea. I just didn’t realize that buying tickets to see Buzz Lightyear would take me years to arrange.
At most organizations, there’s a management team that decides when to stroke a check. How do you convince managers to spend money on business speakers or consulting?
AccelaWork has covered the topic of disrupted travel and its effect on employee productivity due to faulty business improvement solutions on several occasions; however, nothing so far can compare to the bungle made by China Eastern Airlines.
Color plays a big role in our lives. We all have a favorite color, and when we see that favorite shade, it can actually bring a big smile to our faces. Not only does color brighten your day, it can also affect your productivity as well.
Increased employee productivity is a goal of many businesses and non-profits. Should we use an incentive system based on rewards to increase productivity, or will that backfire?
While most people were ringing in the new year, one retail shopping network in Australia decided to leap forward to January 2016.
Henry Efroymson, partner at local Indianapolis law firm Ice Miller, offers nine advisories for companies in the current economic whirlwind.
With 35 years’ experience as a wordsmith, Rhoda Israelov has things to say about the things companies, organizations, and practitioners are saying to their online visitors, customers, clients, and donors. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Rhoda attended high school and college in New York City and, since 1968, has made her home in Indianapolis. Following her… Read more »
Conference calls. Almost every business professional has been there. And almost everyone hates them. How can you survive a conference call?
If you hire a business consulting firm to help with your company, how much should it cost? The short answer is that in the long run, those business consulting fees should have generated such significant returns that they are “better than free.”
A new study reinforces the challenge and importance of process thinking. The result? focusing on outcomes saves time, but limits our mindfulness.
Probably everyone dreams of making millions. For one company in particular, hitting the jackpot didn’t come from selecting winning numbers in the lottery. Instead, all it took was changing a simple icon.
If you want to hire a speaker to come to your business or organization, advanced planning is obviously important. But just how far should you plan ahead?
You’re reading this on a screen. You probably work much of the day on a screen, or in repetitive motions. A new report suggests that almost 50% of positions are “vulnerable” to automation and elimination. Is your pointing, clicking, and thinking at risk?
Writing blog posts that make sweeping claims for all time are like the story of the patent clerk who said that “everything had been invented.” Still, Alfie Kohn’s 1993 article for Harvard Business Review may be the most important and yet almost completely ignored idea in business.