According to studies by McKinsey, Harvard Business School, Forbes, and others, companies with diverse workplaces are significantly more likely than their competition to grow and capture new markets. Why? They are more innovative, relate better to a broad range of customers, and look for talent in a wider pool. When staff members with different perspectives […]
Stop Losing Money on Your Website
If you’re like most business owners, there’s a good chance that you’ve overlooked an expensive problem. It affects businesses of all sizes, across a wide range of industries. Money is being left on the table, and interested prospects are walking away. This problem should be keeping business owners awake at night, but it rarely does. […]
So, You’ve Hired an Assistant…Now What?
You’ve done it! After the long hours of tedious back-office tasks you valiantly (or not so much…) decided to take on by yourself, you finally decided to hire an assistant. Impressive resume? Check. Nice rapport during the interview? Check. That jolt of excitement knowing you’ve finally got some help? Check. Congratulations – you’ve hired an […]
Are Election Politics Invading Your Office?
In today’s particularly contentious and polarized political climate, even casual “water cooler” conversations can become heated and disruptive debates. What is a business owner to do? Most effective is to focus on political discussions as distractions to productivity and the company’s culture. Communicate expectations clearly, and enforce related policies even-handedly. For example, if you have […]