It has been said repeatedly in business: Employees leave bad bosses, not jobs. It is true. How many have left one job, just to work again in the same field for a competitor? Often, it is the people they work for that can sour the work environment. It is preventable, though! How? Well, there are … Continue reading Why Employees Quit Bosses, Not Companies
I have never been a fan of the Goodwill store brand. Their products are donated. They do not donate any of their donated products to help people in need. Their prices range by region, but often they charge prices near retail value for preowned products. They barely pay minimum wage and they only offer part-time … Continue reading Does Goodwill Lack Real Goodwill Toward Employees?
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)!
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!
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?
While marijuana is still classified as a schedule 1 drug federally, medical and recreational use is growing as more states legalize it. In places like Colorado, tax and fee revenue from the 'drug' has reached billions of dollars. What does that have to do with you and your business? Simply put, not only is it … Continue reading Courts Supporting Medical Marijuana? What Does That Mean For Your Business…