As technological improvements are made each year, running your business simplifies. What about your employees? Technology is good for running a business, and thankfully the fear of job loss due to this trend is slowing. As a matter of fact, only a small percentage still fear losing their job to AI. Advances help companies save … Continue reading Does Your Team Fear Technology? Why AI Is Good For You (And Them)!
How many of you will shop and let stuff sit in your online cart before making a final decision? I know I do. Now there is a program that will tell companies about the likelihood of whether you will keep or return. It is over 80% accurate, actually. The AI considers a lot of criteria … Continue reading AI That Tells Online Retailers Whether You Will Keep Or Return Products
Today is not an article or trend. Today I am sharing my own opinion piece. Even though it is almost 2020, there is one thing I have seen grow much too slowly in the business world: Self-expression! Visible tattoo's and piercings come with a stigma. Traditionalists are hesitant to do business with those who do … Continue reading Self-Expression In Business: Welcome To A Tattoo, Pierced World!
Just how effective are your employees? Studies show that traditional business hours are not productive, and that shorter days would make employees more effective! The fact of the matter is, the harder and longer you work your team, the less effective they become. Burnout does exist. To avoid burning out your team, you need to … Continue reading Traditional Business Hours Are Out, Bring In Shorter Days Instead!
Maternity leave has been around for ages in the US. However, don't you feel it is time for our country to catch up with the times? A company in New Delhi is now offering gender neutral time off for new parents. Not only does the mom need time to welcome the new addition (and recover), … Continue reading We Need Gender Neutral Parental Leave, Too!
There are varying viewpoints when it comes to direct sales/multi-level marketing (MLM). Some feel it is the opportunity they dreamed about. Some feel it is a financial trap. Ultimately it is your decision. However, some believe the money spent is not worth the income that shows on their 1099. I beg to differ, of course. … Continue reading Are Direct Sales Strategies A Trap For Homemakers?
There has recently been a discussion on offering your employees raises and what translates into a deserved raise. Needless to say, I have my own two cents to add to the mix. I do not argue with some of the reasoning behind offering and giving raises to employees. There are multiple good reasons besides just … Continue reading Raises For Employees: Yay Or Nay?