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GUEST ARTICLES ARCHIVE
Business Valuations: Three Situations When You Might Not Need One
July 2019

Business valuations are an important tool for owners and leaders of privately-held companies.

By: Patrick Ungashick

The Gift of Feedback
June 2019

7 Steps to Move from Confrontation to Conversation

By: Dr. David Chinsky

4 Reasons Every Professional Should Have a Strategic Plan for Personal Development
May 2019

If you are serious about growing your business, everyone on your team needs a strategic plan for their own development that is separate from and exceeds the company’s current needs. Here’s why.

By: Tra Williams

Change Your Mindset or Suffer the Consequences
April 2019

We live in a world of unpredictable and uncontrollable change. How can we survive and even thrive when our environment turns against us?

By: Brad Wolff

Stalled Sales?
March 2019

If you are struggling with sluggish sales, there are two critical areas you must review to address the situation.

By: Jill J. Johnson

How Human Are You?
February 2019

How human are you? At work do you care more about profits or people? In sales, are you and the company more interested in making quota than taking care of the customer?

By: John Waid

VCU is engineering for Amazon HQ2’s workforce
January 2019

As Virginians, let’s not be overly concerned with where Amazon is in Virginia. Amazon HQ2’s influence — and its needs — will be too big to be confined to Northern Virginia.

EDITORIAL:
Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Connecting with Customers Through the Keyboard: Getting Your Chat Service Right
December 2018

Providing exceptional service via chat involves more than simply choosing a technology platform.

By: Kate Zabriskie

Giving Yourself Permission Slips to Succeed
November 2018

Joan was sitting at a round table when a hand descended over her right shoulder and slapped a piece of paper down on the wooden surface. A permission slip lay before her. Joan wondered, “Why do I need a permission slip?”

By: Sarah Bateman

Three Simple Training Tips to Dramatically Boost Company Performance
October 2018

Many companies view training as a “nice to have.” They think it is important to create an attractive, engaging training program for new hires …

By: Cordell Riley

Eight Elements That Comprise a High Performance Enterprise
September 2018

It’s no secret that the workforce and the nature of work itself are rapidly changing. Many organizations, particularly large ones, are like an ocean liner that can’t turn on a dime.

By: Sue Bingham

Wield the Five Keys to Leaving a Positive Leadership Legacy in Your Life
August 2018

Many successful business people have pondered their leadership legacy—how do they want to be remembered. And many of them struggle to find the answer.

By: Jeffrey W. Foley

1+1=7! Leveraging Intangibles for Business Wealth
July 2018

Every day, businesses lose money by not understanding or leveraging their investments. When one considers the financials of organizations, it is clear that a significant portion of those investments are not captured in financial statements.

By: Baldwin H. Tom

It Wasn’t Raining When Noah Built the Ark: Prepare for Family Business Quarrels Now
June 2018

There’s no such thing as a family business without conflict. If you Google “family business feud,” in less than a second, you’ll get roughly 1.2 million hits.

By: Mitzi Perdue

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


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