Many houses were donning the holiday spirit with twinkling lights and joyous decorations. But none could compare to one student’s vast display of creativity and vision.
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Though breakfast is generally considered the most important meal of the day, it’s hard to deny how great lunch can be. Not only is it a welcome break from work, it’s the perfect time to re-energize and regroup. But can a working lunch be just as enjoyable?
Calling a cab is a smart way to ensure that you have reliable transportation without having to deal with the hassles of parking. Calling two cabs, however, is potentially a disaster.
Thanks to the speed, ease, and accessibility of sites such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and LinkedIn, social media is a great tool for widespread communication. So, what happens if such innovative technology is taken away? Can we survive?
Today’s post is from Lorraine Ball, president of Roundpeg. Her advice on getting the biggest bang for your buck in marketing: understand your clients and establish standards for success.
The administration at Central Michigan University managed to reduce water consumption by nearly 10%. But to make up for lost revenue, the city of Mount Pleasant may need to raise water fees for everyone.
When a crisis strikes within our organizations, none of us are exempt from the stress that follows. In such difficult times, strategic thinking often gives way to reactive thinking.
Stop for a moment to think about your lifelong dreams and goals. Focus on something that you wish to achieve in your lifetime. Are you actively working towards this accomplishment?
Have you started to feel overwhelmed by all that you’re NOT doing for your business? We’re barely into the new year and I am hearing so many people talk about being afraid for their businesses.
If you’ve ever been an employee in a big company or a large organization, you’ve likely heard the term “work order.” This could be mindless bureaucracy or incredible power. Let’s dig in.
You’ve probably heard that you can never have too many friends – and that’s especially true when it comes to business peers, partners, customers and clients. Getting to know potential clients and other business owners before talking about business is one of the first things I do.
There are so many people who are proud of their huge contact lists. They absolutely love having all those links on their LinkedIn account. But what good is a list of names when they’re all people you don’t really know?
We all have a voice. And when we speak as a company, we have a voice too. But is it constrained and scratchy? Or is it free and earnest?
Do you make resolutions for the New Year? How does that usually work out for you? If you find yourself giving up after 1, 2 or 3 weeks, you’re not alone. Too often, people just quit.
The office is no place for games. But some organizations are improving productivity, transforming customer relationships, and helping employees be happier by borrowing ideas from the world of gaming.
Businesses need to improve, and that often requires innovation and creativity. But sometimes the best ideas to implement are the ones that have already been done.
Though we are only creeping into the fall months (with a slight glimpse of winter on the horizon), somewhere in the back of your brain you’re thinking about your company’s inventory and wondering: how are we going to prepare for holiday season 2015?
A basic tenet of the modern organization is that people work full-time. In America, that means 40+ hours a week. But do you need to be there constantly to earn respect and get things done?
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.
Utilizing labels in the workplace can increase employee productivity and efficiency. So why, with all the disorganized offices in the world, aren’t more people taking advantage of this type of organizational system?