improve business communication

How To Dramatically Improve Business Communication

Research shows miscommunication costs small businesses $420,000 annually and more for larger businesses. Whether you know it or not, miscommunication is hurting your bottom-line. Fortunately, improving business communication doesn’t have to be complicated. Simple is best and I believe one of the better communication tools available to business is the DISC assessment. Start With A Simple Communication Strategy If you’ve read …

successful people

10 Things Successful People Do That Unsuccessful Don’t

Before we get into the list, let’s define success. Success is taking the talents you have and utilizing them to their utmost. We all have varying levels of talent. When people develop their talents, we see the likes of J. K. Rowling, Bill Gates, Mother Teresa, George Washington Carver, or Abraham Lincoln. This is only a short list of people. But …

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Employees Not Contributing Like They Should? Try This.

I recently met with a client and we had an interesting discussion about why she holds back her contribution to an initiative or project at first. She’s on a team that is going through some changes and new initiatives. The lesson I learned from the conversation is not everyone on your team will immediately feel comfortable in contributing to the …

employee development

If You Don’t Have Time To Develop Them When Will You Find Time To Replace Them?

Developing your employees is vital to the long-term success of your business. SHRM predicts that every time a business replaces a salaried employee, it will cost between 6 and 9 months’ salary. For a salaried employee making $50,000 per year, it would cost $25,000 to $37,500 just to recruit and train your new employee. In a different CAP study, they found …

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A 6 Step Selection Funnel That Will Save You Thousands

Did you know a bad hire can cost small businesses up to $50,000? Many businesses have selection processes that are missing some key steps. Some organizations don’t have the time or resources to create an effective Selection Funnel. Our selection funnel walks decision-makers through a simple process that enables them to save time, save money, and make informed decisions based …