The Five Minute Meeting: Long Winded Monologues are Out!


Five Minute Meeting

The latest war on meeting bloat – meetings that are long and inefficient — is leading some employers to squeeze minor decision making issues into a few minutes. Tech companies embraced the concept of having brief daily check-in meetings years ago.  These management techniques are now being adopted by other industries, such as marketing, e-commerce,… Read more »

Hiring Decisions – When Is the Right Time to Hire


Let’s face it, in many businesses payroll is one the largest (if not the largest) line item on your monthly budgets. So, it can sometimes be a very difficult decision to add on more staff. BUT, in some cases adding staff strategically can help drive a lot of profit to your bottom line. So when… Read more »

Build Trust


Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »