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Category: Human Resources

6 Tips to help Your New Employee Help You Both Stay Productive

You know you need help to get even a fraction of your to do list done, but unless you have deep experience on how to best leverage the admin help you have in the office, often it feels like more work to get someone else to take things off your to do list and do […]

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It’s Not About the Money! 15 Non Financial Ways to Engage Your Team

Tired to trying to get your team to engage? Try these 15 non financial ways to engage your team.The statistics are depressing:• A January 2016 Gallup daily tracking survey showed that only 32% of workers are engaged.• Only 49% of employees would recommend their current employer to a friend! (Glassdoor Data Labs, December 2015.)• A […]

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9 Tips on Saving Money with Your Staff That Aren’t Taught in Business School

Forget what the textbooks tell you. Here are 9 tips guaranteed to save you money with your staff straight from one of the nation’s leading business experts.

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Don’t Ruin Your New Hire! 10 Tips to Onboarding a New Hire the Right Way

Warning! Too many companies wreck the odds of their new hires succeeding by how poorly they onboard them. Here are 10 tips to onboard a new team member the right way.

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6 Powerful Questions to Help You Scale Fast

Here are 6 simple questions for you to ask each quarter to help you grow your company.

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Your HR Scorecard: Grading Your HR Pillar on the 9 Most Important Variables

If your team is your top resource, then systematically scoring your HR function on these nine essential variables is a must.

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5 Ways to Get Your Non-Sales Staff Selling for Your Business

Your non-sales staff is likely scared and unsure of how they can help sell. Here are 6 simple ways to get your non-sales staff adding to your company’s revenues.

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6 Keys to Look for When Evaluating the Resume of a Job Applicant

Here are the six tips to help you quickly scan through your initial resume stack and increase your odds of spotting your potential winners.

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Case Study: Stephanie Harkness on Scaling Her Manufacturing Business and Life Post Exit

One of the most successful entrepreneurs in the United States, here are Stephanie’s top three lessons for successfully scaling your company and enjoying a great life post-exit.

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22 Ways to Motivate Your Team

Want to get the best from your team and retain your top talent? Here are 22 simple ways to motivate your team (16 of them are essentially free!)

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6 Tips to Scale Your Service Business

Owning a service business can be tough, and running a service business day-in and day-out can be even tougher. Here are 6 tips to help you successfully scale your service business.

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5 Biggest Management Mistakes

Here are the 5 biggest management mistakes and how you can avoid making them. We’ve all seen it, the business leader who hovers over his or her direct reports smothering them with a real time barrage of corrections and “suggestions.”  The result is a frustrated and impotent team who grow to become dependent on that […]

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8 Tips to Control Your Staffing Costs

8 concrete suggestions to control what for most companies is their largest expense – their staff costs.

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A Simple Formula to Engage Your Team to Reach a Goal

The holy grail of any business is to tap into the deep abilities and intrinsic drive of your team to help your company successfully scale. Here is a simple 3-part formula to do just this.

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Grow Your Business Without Sacrificing Your Life

How one business owner got his hand caught in the cookie jar while on a vacation in Paris with his wife…

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Concrete Map to Successfully Scale Your Company

Struggling to get out of the owner-reliance trap? Follow this concrete map to successfully scale your company.

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A Little-Known Leadership Lesson to Retain Your Top Talent

Avoid the expensive mistake that leaves your key team members vulnerable to jumping ship with this simple lesson that you’ll have to learn – one way or the other…

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David’s Interview on Entrepreneur’s M&A Journal

David and Jim talk about David’s book Scale. We get a glimpse into the book as David shares nuggets of information to help people position their company to be more valuable and more marketable.

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3 Simple Steps to Take Back Control of Your Business Day

If you’re spread too thin and pulled in too many directions, here are 3 simple steps you can take today to get back in control of your business day.

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The 4 Keys to Sustainably Scale Your Online Business from Priceline.com Co-Founder

If you have an online business, here are the 4 keys to sustainably scaling your company from Priceline.com co-founder Jeff Hoffman.

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