Tactics to Design the Best Business Strategy for Growth

To capitalize on opportunities for growth, companies must use the most-productive approaches in designing strategy. It isn’t enough to eye financial opportunities. Here’s what else is needed.

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HR Tips to Manage Suspicious FMLA Leave

One most-challenging issues facing employers is the fishy use of leave by employees under protection of the Family and Medical Leave Act. The FMLA has been costly to businesses. It has led to productivity issues and disruptions in scheduling and expenses. Here’s what you can do.

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Shy in Networking? Here Are 4 Tips that Will Work for You

Good news if crowds make you nervous: The advantage in networking goes to introverts instead of extroverts. That’s right. As an introvert, you have advantages in networking and also advantages in becoming a leader. Here’s why and how.

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Management: Coach Your Employees to Better Performance

In talent management, coaching, counseling and giving feedback is of utmost importance. But it’s a difficult challenge if you don’t have a coaching culture.

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HR: Avoid Bias in Evaluating Top Employees Who Backslide

Don’t be too lenient with talented employees with a history of strong performance but who decline in their work. Document every event in any downtrend of performance. Inevitably, many terminated employees will file claims accusing you of discrimination.

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Storytelling: Motivate Customers to Brag about Your Company

Your best opportunity in marketing messages is to inspire your customers to write testimonials about their positive experience with your company. Certainly, you’ll profit more if you can entice your customers to tell your story about your products and services.

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Key Strategies for Best Holiday Sales on Amazon

For top holiday sales on Amazon, due diligence is imperative to maximize your sales while also positioning your business for success in the future. Here are the key strategies.

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Tips to Limit Employer Liability on Employee Cellphone Use

Smartphones should improve your employees’ performance and facilitate profits. But that’s not always the case because of some employees’ behavior. There are increasing risks to companies over the use of smartphones by their workers. So, it’s imperative to develop and train employees regarding a smartphone policy.

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Finance: Zero-Based Budgeting Aligns Resources with Priorities

Zero-based budgeting (ZBB) is no longer just your average budgeting technique. ZBB means all expenses must justified for all functions and analyzed for company needs and costs. Here’s how to convert to ZBB.

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To Stay Stress-Free after Your Vacation, Copy a Dog’s Mindset

Have you ever noticed how dogs behave? They stay in the moment and never seem unhappy. We can learn from dogs to stay stress-free after a vacation.

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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.