Communication

Learning from Experience

By Sue Miley / April 14, 2020 / 1 Comment

I want to share first where my learning comes from.   I remember driving to my commute job in New Orleans when we heard the news of the 9-11 terrorist plane crashes.  By the time we got to the restaurant I was managing, we had visual of the second plane crash. Everything seemed to freeze in […]

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Tools to Help You and Your Team Work From Home

By Ashley Tuminello / March 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Tools to Help You and Your Team Work From Home

As quarantines increase and rumors of lockdowns circulate, it seems likely all of America will be working from home for a period in the near future.  Thankfully in this day & age, that doesn’t mean business has to come to a halt. Here’s the rundown on tools to help you and your team continue your […]

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One Key To Improving All Business Communications

By Jim Miley / October 9, 2019 / Comments Off on One Key To Improving All Business Communications

Assuming our common objective is a positive and engaged work place with clear direction, eliminating vague or otherwise confusing communication should be a priority for business leaders.   There is one key to improving your business communication; say what you mean.   Obvious advice?  Everyone knows to speak clearly?  I already say what I mean?   I regularly […]

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Should Employees Be in the Know?

By Sue Miley / July 3, 2019 / Comments Off on Should Employees Be in the Know?

You had to cancel a few services that the company used because cash flow has been tight.  An employee was terminated for cause. The company was slapped with a lawsuit.   How much do we share with employees?  We don’t want them to worry about stuff that isn’t their responsibility.  You own the business. It’s your […]

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Confrontation: Stop Avoiding It!

By Shannon Farris / May 24, 2019 / Comments Off on Confrontation: Stop Avoiding It!

Last week I went on vacation to the beach with my husband and another couple, who are one of our best friends. Overall, we had a great time; we had perfect weather and it was a great few days of some much needed rest and relaxation, with only one minor incident that left me a […]

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What the Facebook/Instagram Crash Can Show Us About Our Businesses

By Rachel Miley / March 14, 2019 / Comments Off on What the Facebook/Instagram Crash Can Show Us About Our Businesses

Yesterday Twitter got a lot of action when Facebook and Instagram servers had outages for most of the day. Tweets were flying with the hashtag #FacebookDown. Normal functioning seems to have returned to both sites as of Thursday morning- so if you missed it, all is restored and fair-weather Twitter users have likely returned to […]

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Overcoming 5 Graphic Design Mistakes for the Non-Designer

By Shelby Thomas / November 15, 2018 / Comments Off on Overcoming 5 Graphic Design Mistakes for the Non-Designer

When I first started my career out of college, I was a full-time graphic designer for a chemical corporation. I was often handed presentations or documents that were thrown together at the last minute and asked to make them “look nice”. My bosses that gave me the assignments did not come from a design background, […]

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A Proven Process To Reduce Wasted Time

By Sue Miley / November 8, 2018 / Comments Off on A Proven Process To Reduce Wasted Time

The employee sat in silence as their boss went on about another round of changes to the project she was working on.  There was nothing to say really.  It would only extend the meeting and it wouldn’t change the outcome. No matter what, more time would be spent on this project, the prior work would […]

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