Today, guest blogger Curtiss Quirin explains that a key secret to improvement in business is not high expectations, but the process of actively checking for yourself.
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Most people starting a business forget about the most important part. That’s not the making of the stuff, but the making of sales!
For the past several years, we’ve been a sponsor of Sparks, a local event which features three speakers. I’ve learned a ton about selecting speakers in that time.
Get your head in the game. You’ve got a whole year ahead of you. Or hopefully, lots of years. So what are you going to do this year to make it a success?
Sometimes, it’s easy to put things off. Subsequently however, those projects continually add up until you’re drowning in a pile of stuff that should have been done days before. So, how can we finally beat procrastination?
When we attempt to gain productivity in the office, it seems that every minute counts. And for people who spend much of their day on the phone, this couldn’t be more true.
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?
As business consultants, we’re often asked about compensation. But in addition to the various types of benefits, ownership, and bonus programs, there’s a bigger question about the relationship between pay and motivation. What does the way money is spent do to how people work?
The job market has changed, and the majority of jobs are not advertised. That means as a potential job seeker, you must adapt to survive the changing market.
Employee productivity requires investment. Today’s guest post reminds us of the most important element of business improvement: putting your employees first.
Increasing productivity at work can happen in just about every arena. But what about increasing productivity when maintaining your company website?
Employee productivity and employee satisfaction are linked, according to researchers. For the typical employee, productivity is more about attitude than aptitude or training.
Every company and every employee wants to be more productive. Are there actually easy things you can do to make a significant productivity increase in only one day?
Employee productivity is always a hot topic. But is there a relationship between employee productivity and their status as a contractor?
You don’t have to be a technology pro to know that most companies don’t use Macintosh computers. But could these machines actually increase corporate productivity?
Did you know there are degrees of “interesting”? Sure, we’ve all met someone who is NOT interesting, but have you ever met anyone who is TOO interesting? If not, it is my honor to introduce myself to you: My name is Scott, and I am too interesting.
The team at AccelaWork stumbled upon an article that listed the ten most despised jobs in America. And while there was validity in the complaints of those who work in such areas, we found one such agitation surprising.
The fact is, we can’t stop time from ticking away, and every new year feels like it comes too fast. So, as we wrap up accomplishing the goals we set forth for every new year, we discuss thinking about what we hope to satisfy in the new year.
When we hear about unhappiness at work, it’s easy to make assumptions as to why a person is dissatisfied in their job. It could be low pay, bad benefits, stress overload, rift between co-workers or trouble with the boss. But one survey, two factors rose above the rest.
I have a friend who works for a major consumer brand. I can’t name the company, but it’s certainly one you know. He’s a great salesman and I’m happy to come buy products I want from him in his store. Unfortunately, this makes for a terrible customer experience.