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5 Biggest Challenges Of Managing A Remote Team

Photo by Anna Shvets from Pexels   Remote working is becoming one of the most valuable work strategies in the world. Companies across the globe are discovering that having a remote team is just as effective as working with employees in the office. However, unlike traditional employees, remote team members come with fewer [...]

By |2020-07-03T09:41:06-04:00July 3rd, 2020|Guest Post|Comments Off on 5 Biggest Challenges Of Managing A Remote Team

How To Help Employees Manage Stress When Working Remotely

Photo by Yan from Pexels In the right circumstances, a remote working lifestyle improves productivity, encourages creativity, and drives better outcomes. Some people even find that working from home helps them to enjoy a better work/life balance and avoid the stress of a morning commute. However, just as there are positive sides to remote working, there [...]

By |2020-06-19T17:31:25-04:00June 19th, 2020|Guest Post|Comments Off on How To Help Employees Manage Stress When Working Remotely

Pointers for Keeping Your Small Business Thriving During a Global Pandemic

Image via Pexels The COVID-19 pandemic had made a far-reaching impact on small businesses in every sector. Some have had to shut down for good, some are thriving, and many are struggling. The companies that are thriving during this time are doing so through an unrelenting dedication and eagerness to adapt to the [...]

By |2020-05-30T12:02:32-04:00May 30th, 2020|Grit|Comments Off on Pointers for Keeping Your Small Business Thriving During a Global Pandemic

31 Awesome Personal Finance Statistics to Know in 2020

Photo by Alexander Mils on Unsplash From Capital Counselor, Bojana Petkovic has put together some terrific statistics on personal finances. Some of my favorites are:  Financial Planning Statistics and Tips Finally, let’s see what you can immediately apply in practice: 26. If you make multiple payments to your credit card debt each month, you should be [...]

By |2020-05-17T11:30:57-04:00May 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 31 Awesome Personal Finance Statistics to Know in 2020

How to Handle Freelancing Setbacks During COVID-19

Photo via Rawpixel There are few things more rewarding than building your own remote work career. Unfortunately, the current coronavirus crisis is causing a lot of uncertainty for freelancers. Businesses everywhere are putting their projects on hold and laying off nonessential workers as they navigate the rough financial waters created by the COVID-19 [...]

By |2020-05-08T08:27:52-04:00May 8th, 2020|Grit|Comments Off on How to Handle Freelancing Setbacks During COVID-19

How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash From the Harvard Business Review, Amy Gallo shares some terrific advice on how to control your emotions during a difficult conversation. Amy writes: Breathe. Simple mindfulness techniques can be your best friend in tense situations and none is more straightforward and accessible than using your breath. So when you start [...]

By |2020-03-28T08:26:29-04:00March 28th, 2020|Difficult Conversations|Comments Off on How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation

The Senior’s Guide to Downsizing in Newton

Photo by jordi pujadas on Unsplash Retired seniors often find that their larger family homes no longer suit their needs. Some will need to move to a community where they will receive more assistance and support, while others may just have an itch to declutter and enjoy a change of pace. If you’ve been eyeing a [...]

By |2020-03-21T08:22:24-04:00March 21st, 2020|Guest Post|Comments Off on The Senior’s Guide to Downsizing in Newton

5 Tips For Employee Referral Campaign

Photo by Amy Hirschi on Unsplash Written by Samawat Shakil Employee referral campaigns have been opted by business organizations a lot lately. This program enables employers to increase employee retention rates and engagement in the company. However, organizing an employee referral program requires a lot more than hosting a free toaster. As data presented by CareerBuilder [...]

By |2020-03-21T09:02:10-04:00March 14th, 2020|Guest Post|Comments Off on 5 Tips For Employee Referral Campaign

3 Things You Should Focus on to Stay Healthy in Your Golden Years

Photo by Keren Perez on Unsplash Written by Karen Weeks.  You can find more from Karen at Elderwellness.net There are so many things in this modern world that demand our attention, making it all too easy for the things that matter most to fall by the wayside. One of the things that invariably don’t get the [...]

By |2020-01-18T09:45:35-05:00January 18th, 2020|Guest Post|Comments Off on 3 Things You Should Focus on to Stay Healthy in Your Golden Years

Ways to Make Your Employees and Customers Feel Safe

written by Lilly Miller The question of safety is overlooked by some business owners who don’t realize the simple truth - that employee productivity and therefore the business’s success depend on the employees feeling safe and respected. It’s all about prioritizing: although new gadgets and software, and, for example, equipping an office entertainment room [...]

By |2020-02-09T09:36:49-05:00January 18th, 2020|Guest Post|Comments Off on Ways to Make Your Employees and Customers Feel Safe

How a Culture of Continuous Feedback Drives Employee Engagement

Photo by Adam Jang on Unsplash written by Samawat Shakil The shift from an industrial to a knowledge economy has had a far-reaching impact across the socio-economic spectrum. Employee engagement, and the concept of learning as a continuous, career-long process, have led to a paradigm shift in the way organizations think about the modern work-force. While [...]

By |2020-01-18T09:48:00-05:00September 28th, 2019|Guest Post|Comments Off on How a Culture of Continuous Feedback Drives Employee Engagement