Sun.Dec 23, 2018

5 Must-Have Tech Tools for Small Businesses


Running a small business needs a lot of planning. Doing it single-handedly is a time-consuming process. You need to have constant support of tools and apps to simplify your work, boost productivity and streamline your business operations.

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Manage Your Innovation Pipeline Just Like Your Sales Pipeline


Picture by Lethutrang101 on Pixabay. Managing the Sales pipeline is a well-developed executive skill in any company selling large ticket items to business customers. Each sales person has to gather data and input their reports and forecasts.

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Top 9 HRTech Events of 2019


It’s the year-end. As we are saying goodbye to this year, we are doing a quick recap of what happened in these 12 months. But along with this, everyone is keen to know what lies in the year ahead and what is there to look forward? HRtechnology HRtech Events Recruiting Talent Acquisition

Tips To Make The Most Out Of An HR Summit


Conferences can either be very productive and enjoyable or overwhelming and stressful depending on how you approach them. Attending these HR conferences could take a big bite out of your budget. But despite all the investment of time, […]. Employee Engagement

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Is Management Making Your Organization Dumber?

Business2Community Leadership

TeroVesalainen / Pixabay. Stepping out the door, you glance across the parking lot in the general direction of your car. A quick check of the time shows 2:27 p.m. You need to be on the road by 2:30 to reach your destination on time. You’ve got 3 minutes to make it to the car and get going.

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A Bloom’s Christmas: Retail Inventory Management

In Full Bloom HR

Blooms Camera Ad Circa 1950. There are times when I really hate being a grownup, when I’d like nothing better than to be the child I never was. When your Mom dies before your sixth birthday, you grow up fast.

updates: coworkers think I’m an intern, the hugging vendor, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are five updates from past letter-writers. My coworkers think I’m an intern … but I’m not. The people on my team who were repeatedly referring to me as an intern, particularly the woman who asked me to get her mail, continued to do so even after corrections from me and my supervisor, and after using some of the script examples you provided.

Founders: Own Your Success!

Business2Community Leadership There are times that call for tough love and this is one of them. As a founder of a food and beverage brand, you have chosen a hard and rocky path. You’ll hit a lot of walls, hear a lot of “no’s” and are certain to find things moving slower than you’d hoped.

update: I won money on a work trip to Vegas – do I have to donate it to my employer?

Ask a Manager

It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the coworker who won money at blackjack during an off-evening on a business trip to Las Vegas — and then her manager said she should donate the money to her employer, since she was in Vegas on their dime? Here’s the update.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

‘Tis the Season for Giving: CMOs, Here’s How to Give Back to Your Team This Holiday (And All Year Round)

Business2Community Leadership

‘Tis the season for giving! It’s the time of year again where CMOs are thinking of how to not only end the year with a strong quarter but also give back. As you’re thinking of ways to give back to the community, have you thought about the holiday season for your team?

Effective Delegation: Common Mistakes Managers Make and How to Avoid Them

HR Digest

In every office, there is always a person who gets all the stuff done excellently; they are called the “go-to person.” For these persons, promotion to leadership position comes to them because of their performance. However, this is a great cause of concern due to their ranking in effective delegation. You may as well be a go-to person, but the challenge is: it doesn’t allow you to build teams.

How the 4-hour Workweek Actually Works

Business2Community Leadership

darkmoon1968 / Pixabay. I’d bet my morning coffee that most of you have heard of (or even read) Tim Ferriss’s book, The 4-hour Workweek. And even if you haven’t you can probably guess how it unfolds: Tim shares his own story, gives a few tips for getting more done in less time, and offers tricks for interspersing work and play for a more fulfilling life. Sounds AMAZING, right? I know I drooled a little when I first heard the premise!

Tools, Techniques, Questions, and Dialogue

Center for Coaching

Cathy Liska. By Cathy Liska. For many new coaches, figuring out how to use different tools and processes is of great interest. What is often the challenge we all face as coaches is truly co-creating the coaching relationship with the client. Once we work with the client on what they want to accomplish, the next challenge is keeping them in the driver’s seat for exploring, using tools, and moving forward.

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How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.


Thrive Global

You are here to shine. To let your inner gifts sparkle through. Empower yourself and talk to yourself like you would to someone you love. Inner peace is the new success.’?—?Arianna

#1 Key to Success is Having ‘Time’ Serve You!

Thrive Global

Do you spend your days running around like a chicken with your head cut off? By 6pm every weeknight do you find yourself laying on your couch exhausted wondering why you feel like so many things were never accomplished? Are you spending time at your child’s baseball game and miss his home run because you’re on your computer/phone trying to finish a project for work? Does any of this feel familiar?


Thrive Global

How I Concluded I Have Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder at Age 31 Photo: Courtesy of Harvard Health At 3 AM this morning my restlessness got the best of me, as it has around this time almost every day this week. I’ve always been an early riser and a morning person. I’m a big proponent of getting up early, as I’m of the belief it’s not only when we’re most productive but also a great productivity hack.

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5 New Years Resolution Goals That Will Change Your Year For the Better

Thrive Global

Are you looking to make 2019 your healthiest year yet? As a fitness and health coach, I am always working with clients on how to make them stronger physically and mentally year after year. During our coaching sessions, my clients create specific goals to commit to. From there I help them take action to make results happen! Here are some of the top New Years resolution goals clients have set during our sessions.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.