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Mona Kelley

Balancing Clean Air & Reopening amid New COVID-19 Indoor Air Guidelines

By Mona Kelley In the aftermath of sweeping stay-at-home orders and a three-month shutdown of many businesses, life in a post-COVID world is going through a “new normal”—a different way of doing things than were done in the past. With a wide range of challenges facing commercial building owners as a result of the coronavirus, […]

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Luz Uram

7 Signs Your Team Isn’t Ready for Change

By Liz Uram It was a typical Monday morning staff meeting. The team gathered in the conference room to hear the usual reminders from the manager about the importance of following procedures. The team listened politely but responded with silence when the manager asked if they had any questions. The following week the whole scene […]

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Kate Zabriskie

Connecting Through the Camera and Keyboard

10 Success Strategies for Managing Meetings in the Virtual World By Kate Zabriskie  As the world finds itself rapidly adopting virtual meetings, many people struggle while attempting to translate the in-person experience to an online format. Luckily, there are some tried and true actions neophytes can take to have their online gatherings running like clockwork. […]

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Jill Johnson

9 Tips to Make Working Remotely Work for You and Your Employer

By Jill J. Johnson  The concept of remote working has been around for a long time. Many entrepreneurs have mastered the ability to work virtually, but it is often a major challenge for those who normally work in a busy office setting to shift to working outside their traditional office environment. Working remotely can feel […]

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Will Caarson

Save 20 Percent (or More) on Heating, Cooling Bills

Top Five Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Your Business & Their Benefits By Will Caarson Any businessperson who wants to learn how to save money on their heating and cooling bills—and who doesn’t?—must familiarize themselves with the term, Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, (SEER) as part of an overall strategy to upgrade the energy efficiency of their […]

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Alex Patton

Stats and Graphs Can Lie to You

7 Ways to Avoid Spreading Bad Information  By Alex Patton You’ve probably heard something like this before: A junior manager walks into a meeting and, trying to impress, announces “if the United States would only reduce oil imports from Norway, we could literally reduce deaths of drivers colliding with railway trains…per capita.” “It’s true, I […]

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Kate Zabriskie

A Change Will Do You Good: 9 Steps to Lead Your Team Through Uncertain Times

By Kate Zabriskie If there is one thing about business that doesn’t change, it’s that business will always change! Be it through the advent of new technology, loss of a key employee, new laws that govern the way your industry does business, or even a takeover by another company. No matter what the change may […]

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Jeremy Eskenazi

8 Ways to Secure Top Talent Without Offering More Salary

By Jeremy Eskenazi Hiring in North America has not been this challenging in a very long time. The employment rate is at an all-time high, and top candidates have been able to negotiate great packages for themselves as some get multiple offers. As you start looking for the next superstar to further your company’s goals, […]

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Jill Johnson

Maintaining a Leadership EDGE in Turbulent Times

By Jill J. Johnson  Why is it that some people seem to weather any business storm or crisis without appearing to break into a sweat? How is it that they always seem able to recover from a stumble and move on to even greater success? Are they immune to failure because they have won the […]

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Kate Zabriskie

Why You’re Not Getting the Most from Your Training Dollars and How to Start Getting a Better Return

By Kate Zabriskie Each year, organizations waste thousands of dollars on training that doesn’t deliver what the people who bought it thought it would. Consequently, many of those remorseful purchasers determine that either training has no value to their employees, the training facilitators don’t know what they’re doing, the program designers are out of touch […]