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The Many Benefits of Active Adult Living Communities

In the senior care community, there has been growing discussion around a new type of residential facility: active adult living. This comes in addition to a couple of other care facilities that you are probably more familiar with, including independent living and assisted living. Each of these types of facilities has been designed to provide the right balance of care and independence that a senior both needs and prefers. Independent [...]

2020-09-14T17:11:18-04:00

Are You Effectively Addressing Dysfunctional Teams in Your Organization?

There are lots of different types of dysfunctional teams. Some suffer from a lack of priorities or unclear roles and responsibilities; others try so hard to agree with one another and avoid conflict that there is little innovation. Another common problem is team members who are either too forceful with their own ideas or too apathetic. Any one of these dynamics can cause friction and deterioration within the group. The [...]

2020-09-08T09:20:54-04:00

Discover Hidden Talent by Identifying these Character Traits

When it comes to developing your team and strengthening your company, it is often a good idea to promote from within. So, you start evaluating talent and considering who you should fast track to management positions, at which point you are likely to first consider the individuals who are the most visible or who have the loudest voices. But remember, there is not just one type of leader. In fact, [...]

2020-08-31T11:47:26-04:00

How to Motivate Your Employees Going into Q4

We are now well beyond the halfway mark of the year – wow, time really does fly when you are in the midst of a global pandemic! Every year at this point, the best business owners and managers take some time to think about how they can keep morale and productivity high so that the company can go into Q4 motivated and everyone can finish out the year strong. But, [...]

2020-08-24T10:10:01-04:00

3 Small Things to Help Balance a Rocky Work-Life

It is difficult to maintain a healthy work-life balance at any time – not to mention when we are in the midst of a global pandemic. Look in any newspaper or any business blog or magazine, and you are sure to find dozens of articles talking about how the way we work is changing.  But it is not just our office life that is being affected. Everything from childcare to eating [...]

2020-08-17T10:04:34-04:00

Are You Effectively Communicating with Your Staff During COVID-19?

I do not know about you, but I feel like this global pandemic has been going on for at least the past couple of years. It is hard to even remember what the world looked like at the beginning of 2020. Essentially every business in the country has been impacted, and many will continue to be for the foreseeable future.  So how can you make sure that things go as [...]

2020-08-10T11:02:42-04:00

Ways to Stay Positive and Productive While Working from Home

Working from home can be challenging. It can feel lonely. It can be full of distractions. Those who are not used to it may have a difficult time being productive. However, many of us may have no other choice. Over the past few months, businesses across a number of industries have required that employees work remotely – and this trend may not be letting up any time soon.  So, what do [...]

2020-08-03T15:19:34-04:00

Has Your Company Culture Declined During COVID-19?

One of the greatest differentiators that companies have between one another is the organizational culture that they establish – and which their employees shape and maintain over time. However, during the past several months, the coronavirus has greatly upset this dynamic. Not only have work schedules and general procedures been turned upside-down, but there is an overall air of uncertainty, which has also had a grave impact on company culture.  So, [...]

2020-07-27T09:27:04-04:00

Why You Should Be Top-Grading Your Talent

The recent and ongoing global pandemic has created an interesting opportunity. As businesses around the country were forced to lay off or furlough many of their employees, there is now a number of A-level talent that may be considering new opportunities. These are individuals who would otherwise be happy and well-compensated in their existing positions.  Companies are beginning to re-hire, and these high performing individuals will be highly sought after. [...]

2020-07-20T09:12:51-04:00

How to Search for a Job Amidst a Global Pandemic

Millions of Americans have filed for unemployment over the past few months, thanks to coronavirus-related job losses. Some of the lucky ones may get their jobs back, once the country is able to return to business as usual. However, others may need to start looking for other work. This can be emotionally and logistically difficult, in such an uncertain time.  If you have recently found yourself amongst the unemployed, take [...]

2020-07-13T11:30:31-04:00
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