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5 Ways to Show Appreciation for Your Team

By Rachel Brackin / December 7, 2022 / 0 Comments

When I think of the holiday season, I think of warm home cooked meals, fire pit gatherings in the backyard, and quality time spent with family and friends. This is the time of year that I begin to look back and deeply reflect on all of the true abundance that fills my life and overflows […]

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Making The Most of Your Workspace

Making The Most of Your Workspace

By Houston Dragna / September 20, 2022 / 0 Comments

As someone who has worked in all manner of spaces, from a giant corporate office to working from home at a desk in the middle of my living room, I know how important it is to make a space work for you. Make it Yours Injecting some of your personality into where you work is […]

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You Don’t Need To Know It All: It’s Better If You Don’t

By Jim Miley / September 6, 2022 / 0 Comments

It’s all about relationships.  Most people agree on that but how to apply it in our business lives can be a bit elusive.  The gumbo that is developing relationships while leading a high performing work team can lead to either the most rewarding and soul nourishing of experience or a bland and soupy broth you can get […]

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Conquering Discouragement

By Danny Myers / August 11, 2022 / 0 Comments

When you are going through a season of discouragement, where do you turn? One of the main reasons we feel discouraged is fatigue. We are physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually drained. When we are discouraged, we want to quit. We don’t feel our best, and we can’t focus on the good things. But we also […]

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How to Prioritize When Short of Staff

By Sue Miley / July 19, 2022 / 0 Comments

Right now, all small business owners are feeling the pinch of the war for talent. I was shocked the first time I saw a sign in front of a local restaurant that said, “Closed for seating because of staff shortage. Take out only.” Fast forward to more recent months, when the pandemic is supposedly under […]

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Coaching an Employee With a Bad Attitude

By Jim Miley / July 11, 2022 / 2 Comments

If you deal with people, you deal with their attitudes.  Great attitudes are infectious, contribute to positive performance for a team and are just more pleasant to have around.   Bad attitudes are also infectious and make an impact to the business that is overall… bad.  Judging from my personal management experience and conversations with clients […]

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The Wild West of Small Businesses, Recruiting and Hiring

By Shannon Farris / July 6, 2022 / 0 Comments

There is a common feeling among business owners right now, especially small businesses, and that is that the small business recruitment and hiring market is tough. I have had multiple conversations with people who own their own businesses, who work for small businesses and even people who work for larger companies and they have all […]

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how to recession proof your business

Growing Your Business in a Recession

By Sue Miley / June 13, 2022 / 0 Comments

All of the recession talk has everyone worried.  The general public is spending more money on gas, food, and other goods and services.  Depending on what industry your business is in, you may be concerned that your business will stop growing.  Even if you are a B2B business, the endless supply chain issues, the higher […]

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