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Hiring new employees is just one of many hats that managers and small business owners wear. We often have so many things pulling us in various directions. The thought of recruiting and hiring new employees can be daunting especially when unemployment is at a historical low. The good news is that hiring new employees doesn’t… Read more »

Posted by Beverly Smith

Before we can address how to stop procrastinating, we first must understand why we procrastinate. Procrastination is really nothing other than a mechanism our brain uses to protect us from failure or doing something we believe will be hard, difficult or uncomfortable. Ironically, if we never start or delay starting long enough, we insure that… Read more »

Posted by Beverly Smith

All success starts with the right mindset. Whether your goals are financial, career, relationships, spiritual, or physical. If you expect to succeed you must start with the right frame of mind. While it’s not complicated, it does require consistent effort. It would be wonderful if you could just state your intentions, say a few affirmations… Read more »

Posted by Beverly Smith

Whether you’re after loyal clients/customers and repeat business, or a dedicated, productive team who is loyal to your company, the key is to show how much you care. People never forget the way you make them feel: good or bad. Therefore, it is important not to ghost them after you’ve won their business or hired… Read more »

Posted by Beverly Smith

Building and maintaining momentum can help you get through challenges and make the most of opportunities. But it might surprise you to know that the best time to start building momentum is immediately after a challenge, the successful completion of a project, or landing a big account. All to often this is the time we… Read more »

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Do you ever feel like you’re going 90 to nothing spinning a bunch of plates and trying to keep them from crashing down on you? Not only can that type of workload create a lot of stress and anxiety, but your priorities get messed up. You’re spending all your time focused on the everything but… Read more »

Posted by Beverly Smith

Becoming a better listener will make you more effective not only at your job but also in your personal life. Improving your listening skills strengthens relationships by building rapport and trust with others. People want to feel listened to and they like to talk about themselves. They don’t really want to hear about you…at least… Read more »

Posted by Beverly Smith

At this writing the labor market is tight. Businesses are struggling to stay fully staffed. It’s a challenge and we get it! Often times it feels like you are filling positions with temporary help only to refill them later. Whether the employee quits reporting or isn’t performing the job duties up to satisfaction, dealing with… Read more »