Whether scaling the frosty peaks of Aspen, Colorado or becoming immersed in the bustling metropolitan life of Shanghai, China, travel at its most basic form is something that can be immensely beneficial to an individual’s well-being. People’s motives for traveling vary. Some do it to relax or to learn about new things in the form
As a business owner, one of the most important contributing factors to maintaining a successful company is employing a hard-working, competent team of people; one where each person fulfills a role in keeping everything running the way it should be, with as few hiccups as possible. While new faces added to an already established team
Having a quality customer experience team is one of the most essential factors for the success of any modern business. No matter what type of product or service your team sells, maintaining easy access to your customer base and providing quality assistance to it is one of the best ways to retain business and also
There’s always talk of leadership in the workplace as if it’s this mystical cure all that magically unifies your workforce. The truth is leadership requires a very specific skill, conflict resolution to be precise. Your effectiveness as a leader directly relates to your ability to identify, address, and resolve conflicts between the groups following your
It’s a pretty safe bet to say that we spend a lot of time at work. Many professionals spend 40 hours a week working (some much more than that). Regardless of the amount of time you spend on the clock, stress and mental strain can be expected on the job. If that stress goes unchecked
Recently, the election cycle in the United States has been one for the ages. At points, it’s been so explosive that it’s probably hard to resist picking your coworkers’ brains about their political viewpoints. Curiosity aside, is the office an appropriate place to discuss your affiliation with Clinton or Trump? What about other political events? Should
Successful businesses have many moving parts. The data and metrics have to be accounted for, personnel has to be organized, and strategy must be crystal clear to keep everything operating fully. However, the only way these things happen is with guidance. Guidance comes in many different versions. Here, we’ll discuss guidance in the forms of
I’m no amusement park expert, but I’ve been to more than a few parks. Over time, I’ve noticed that the good ones share a few things in common. Fun Factor It’s in the title. Amusement parks are pointless if people are bored when they go. Fun means something different for everyone, so a wide range
An explosion tore through a corn and ethanol mill in Cambria, Wisconsin, late on Wednesday, June 1, 2017. The subsequent fire claimed the lives of three employees within the plant and wounded over a dozen more. The cause of the explosion remains unknown, but medical helicopters and several fire departments quickly responded to the blaze.
Workforce management continues to grow more complex as time marches onward. As technology increases the scope of what comprises a workforce, the risks faced by companies increase as well. These risks are areas in which the companies are susceptible to experiencing losses. Three of the most exposed areas for risk are payroll, records, and safety.