Mark can’t help but whistle a little as he waits for his top-performing employee, Josh, to come into his office. Although Josh has only been with the company 18 months, he’s already come up with several productive ideas that made a big impact on the company’s success. Mark knows there are […]

It’s the official start of the holiday season. Employers and their employees are excited and, reasonably so. Productivity is dipping just a bit. As the end of the year approaches, the focus drifts slightly from work. During the holidays employees need well-deserved family time, but the last few weeks of the year […]

All organizations, regardless of size, maturity or industry have goals. Typically, overarching goals are set by the leadership team, often the CEO themselves, and then the supporting strategies are developed around the goals with a plan on how to execute. What’s commonly missing though is a means of updating the organization […]

If you’re in charge of a company with an expanding client base and quick financial growth, it can be easy to forget one key factor of your company’s success — your employees. No matter how big your brand becomes, your company is nothing without the people who make it run. While […]


4 Reasons Why Your Best Employees Leave for New Opportunities

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Register here for exclusive pricing, available only for a limited time. Meet Mary. She’s a motivated, hardworking employee. Mary’s been with her current company for more than […]

After over a decade of handling PR and marketing efforts for different brands in entertainment, advertising and tech, I’ve seen every variety of “thought leader” and corporate representative you can imagine. From Jobs to Branson, there’s a diversity of examples the public draws on when imagining corporate leaders and spokespeople. […]


8 Morning Habits That Make an Employee More Valuable

Valuable employees are hard to find. At a bare minimum it’s challenging to find enough employees who can show up on time and get along with other people. A 2015 survey of business leaders from the New York Fed showed that 42 percent of employers have trouble finding punctual workers […]