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Managing Change with Social Intrapreneurs

By Sally Ann Moyer The business world is starting to sound more like science fiction with the rise of a new hybrid species: the social intrapreneur. You can rest assured that the science fiction stops there and these hybrids are nothing to fear. Social intrapreneurs move easily between the corporate and social worlds and add …

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Achoo! Preventing Sick Employees From Draining Profits

By Aoife Gorey Everyone gets sick occasionally. Sometimes, employees infect each other with a nasty bug or flu. Some illnesses are mild inconveniences while others can knock you on your butt! As we enter cold and flu season, do you know the impact of sick employees on profits and productivity? Employees tend to have two …

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Embrace Company Culture Without Ditching the Dress Code

By Sally Ann Moyer Swarms of black fabric are a typical scene during the morning commute in New York City but suits might be unheard of in a West Coast office. While regional and industry differences abound, most offices today would use the ever elusive “business casual” to describe the company’s dress code. However, a …

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Walk the Walk: Make Company Values More Than Just a Slogan

By Sarah Watson Think quick: what are your company’s core values? Does your company have a mission statement? What is it? Odds are, it probably has a lot of nice-sounding words in it like “integrity,” “respect,” “communication,” or “excellence.” That’s great, but do those words accurately reflect your company’s values? Does your company hire people …

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A Look Inside the Retail Industry: 3 Tips for Success

By Christina Krenek How do you feel about the economy? Well, the average U.S. economic confidence rate from Gallup increased 3 points in May to -17, which is the highest monthly average we’ve seen in over four years! Gallup’s Economic Confidence Index is based on how Americans rate the current economic state and their perception …

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What Tim Duncan Can Teach Us About Leadership in the Office

By Sarah Watson For anyone who played team sports in high school or college, you know their importance for building strong leaders with solid work ethics. Even if you didn’t participate in a sport, the similarities between team sports and work life are easy to spot. They teach teamwork, responsibility and personal accountability. With the …

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