Taking Care of Your Employees in a Hybrid Workplace

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To say the least, the past couple of years have caused a bit of a stir to businesses and organizations throughout the world. We had hopes of welcoming in the new year and putting the past behind us, but the gloom and doom of 2020 is starting to show its ugly face again in the […]

How to Make Your Hybrid Workforce Successful

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    Not all individuals are equally skilled at operating within a hybrid environment, and some jobs are just better done on-site, making hybrid work ideal for some members of your team and not for others. It is the leader’s job to ensure that all employees are treated fairly and that your hybrid work model […]

Developing a conversation about racial equality

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  Let’s Talk… Developing a conversation with your employees about racial equality     In this very special interview dedicated to having the conversation about racial equality & diversity in the workplace, we will be interviewing the president and CEO of Elevate Business Development Group, Ellen Engel and Delvon Survine, on the subject of opening […]

Writing Right

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 As I sit in front of my computer proofreading this feature on Business Writing for the 8th time, I am growing more and more frustrated as I question every ellipsis, comma, and period that I type. With the wide array of subjects in the world of business development and professional growth, I tend to lean towards covering […]

Stress and mental health

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  In response to (what seemed at the time) one the most stressful months of my life, I thought it would be a great opportunity to speak on a subject I am a little too familiar with – STRESS…Trust me when I say that I have many restless nights worrying about the happiness and well-being of my […]

The Art of Procrastination

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Every time I go on vacation, I procrastinate until the last minute to get myself prepared. With 2 young kids and a husband who wouldn’t know his underwear drawer if it slapped him in the face, my procrastination has been getting to the best of me this time around. And to top it off, here […]

5 Characteristics of a Great Leader

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Check out these 5 characteristics of a great leader to find out if you have it in you!  The hope of every employee is to work for a leader they like and respect. While each person may have their own definition of what constitutes a “great leader,” we can agree there are certain traits that […]

Soft Skills vs. Hard Skills – Which is More Important?

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  Do you remember that one special teacher from back in your school days? Mine was a math teacher who somehow was able to make math class a real joy. It certainly was not because algebra or the Pythagorean theorem was so much fun, it was because something magic happened whenever she was teaching. Her […]