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GUEST ARTICLES ARCHIVE
Monitoring Power Quality and Electrical Testing
May 2018

The demand for clean and safe power in mission critical operations is advancing overnight due to the rapid pace of technology improvements.

By: Ivan Alexander

What Do My Employees Need to Know About Cybersecurity?
April 2018

A cybersecurity awareness culture is critical to the success of your company. Employees need to understand how their actions positively and negatively impact the cybersecurity posture of your company.

By: Bryce Austin

Seven Best Practices to Budget (and Spend) for Marketing
March 2018

For anyone charged with allocating marketing dollars, it can seem like an arduous and even dicey process to decide how much to spend annually, and on what.

By: Andy Slipher

Seven Methods to Put Management Pillars into Practice
February 2018

People management has drastically changed since earlier decades, where the corporation was king and people were just workers to serve operational efficiency. The operational model for today is mission, purpose and sustainability. Today, teams and team leaders are kings.

By: Jan Makela

Maintaining Business Stability Amid Political Turbulence
December 2017

Have there been times during your career where you felt like you lost focus in your business? Outside influences may have affected the course you had set, tossing your business plan into a turbulent storm of chaos.

By: Jeff Bush

Five Secrets to be a Great Interviewer
November 2017

With the generational and workforce demographic challenges adversely impacting everybody’s ability to attract, hire, engage, develop and retain people, you need a leg up on ensuring that you are putting your best foot forward in the employee selection process.

By: Magi Graziano

7 Secrets That Increase Your Leadership Impact
October 2017

A major concern for senior executives is “bench strength”—that is, the quantity and quality of up-and-coming, potential leaders who are in the pipeline. The problem is that too often these would-be leaders “hold back, shrink and play small.”

By: Brian Braudis

Mistakes to Avoid When Communicating Change
September 2017

Gulp. Suppose the time has come to communicate a major change for your organization. Maybe it is a downsizing, a restructuring, or a switch to total quality management.

By: Henry DeVries

Once is Not Enough
August 2017

As a professional or thought-leader, you are constantly selling your intellectual property (IP). There’s no reason that IP can’t be repackaged for many different media, like speaking, writing, training, consulting, coaching, and so on.

By: Cathy Fyock

AN INTEGRITY SELF-TEST FOR LEADERS
July 2017

Although many people struggle to completely define integrity, most everyone can recognize it.

By: Dave Martin

Closing Calls Like a Pro
June 2017

Telephone customer service may look easy, but until you’re responsible for navigating the world of tough calls, it’s difficult to appreciate the kicking, blocking, and sparring skills some customers have perfected.

By: Kate Zabriskie

6 C’s of A Visionary Organization
May 2017

Vision is the tension between what was, what is, and what will be. It reaffirms an organization’s reason for existence, identifies who it serves, and creates products and services to solve a societal or humanitarian problem.

By: Eliakim Thorpe

Three Questions that Capture Your Customer’s Attention
April 2017

You may be asking yourself, “Why didn’t I get the follow-up meeting with that recent prospect?”

By: Stu Schlackman

Know the Difference between Edutainment and Productive Training
March 2017

The first step is understanding that although good training is often entertaining, it is not entertainment.

By Evan Hackel

Six Signs You Are Not Assertive Enough & Four Ways to Fix It
February 2017

Those who achieve success make things happen and have developed the ability to be assertive. If your secret desire is a promotion or more money, being assertive can be the key to making your dream a reality.

By: Jill Johnson


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