Management/HR – How to Increase Profits via Employee Turnover

As cost centers, human resources have opportunities to shine whenever they act as profit centers. And employee turnover presents opportunities for companies to make money.

[Read more...]

Social Media Tips for Nonprofits to Capture Fundraising Dollars

Social media has leveled the playing field for small nonprofits competing with large nonprofits in looking for dollars. Formerly, big charities had the advantage because of their efficiency, reputation and size.

[Read more...]

Social Media Debate: How or Whether it Influences SEO

Google spokesperson Matt Cutts maintains social media doesn’t impact your Web site rankings. But an authoritative Website Magazine article by Travis Bliffen, of Stellar SEO, raises some thought-provoking questions.

[Read more...]

Top 10 Benefits by Becoming a Great Public Speaker

If your goal is to be informative, persuasive or entertaining — it’s an arduous task to communicate by cutting through the clutter of competing sources of messages. In reality, those messages are competitors. Therefore, to be appealing to others, public speaking is important.

[Read more...]

Employee Retirement Plans: Preferences of Employers — Study

Trust is the No. 1 reason employers choose retirement plan providers for their employees, according to a landmark study of 809 companies across a full spectrum of industries in 2014. But for the first time we learn which are the top three providers that companies trust the most and why — and that only 9 percent of employers trust financial institutions to manage their employees’ retirement plans.

[Read more...]

How CEOs Benefit from Executive Coaching for Leadership

Almost two-thirds of CEOs don’t receive executive coaching or leadership development counsel even though they admit it’d be a good idea to ask for it, according to a study. My sense is that many of the surveyed CEOs are uncomfortable with exploring their self-awareness, a prerequisite for true leadership. Until CEOs better understand their personal capacities, they won’t be able to fully understand, manage and inspire their personnel. So coaching would help CEOs become better leaders.

[Read more...]

Research Before You Buy a Franchise, You Must Know 5 Principles

Indeed, there are some good companies from which to buy a franchise, and some not so good. The franchisor must be a successful brand, respect on Wall Street if it’s a public company, and have a great game plan for the individual franchisees in their local markets. But that’s not all. In all, the franchisor should be exemplary in seven categories, and there are five principles you should know.

[Read more...]

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