Set “Time Boundaries” to Protect Your Schedule

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Meetings that run long or unexpected requests from colleagues can prevent you from getting an important task done, make you leave work late, or even disrupt family time. How can you set and communicate boundaries so that you feel your time is respected? Start with your calendar. Block out times when you’re commuting, taking your […] The post Set “Time Boundaries” to Protect Your Schedule appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Problem With Studies

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There are a number of business books which talk about how you should sell, what you do to grow, how you should run your business, etc. Many of these are from academics and the work is based on studies that they have conducted. Unfortunately, despite their ideas being validated by studies, while they do have […] The post The Problem With Studies appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Skate To Where The Puck Is Going To Be

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Hall of fame hockey player Wayne Gretzky famously described his method for success in the quote, “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not to where the puck has been.” Business people have recited the quote for years, but what does it really mean? In its simplest form, the quote refers to […] The post Skate To Where The Puck Is Going To Be appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Why An Ecosystem Works For Your Business

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Companies offer all kinds of products and services to help you build your business. At The Modern Observer Group, we offer an ecosystem of products and services that can be used individually or in conjunction with other. What is the advantage of using services that are part of ecosystem? The fact is that no segment […] The post Why An Ecosystem Works For Your Business appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Ease Your Employees Into Change

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Change can be scary. But the best leaders smooth over the transition by supporting their teams and advocating for them. To foster this kind of environment, try these three things: Create a “safe” space. Individuals should feel comfortable bringing up any conflicts, emotions, and stresses related to the change. In these conversations, give everyone’s ideas […] The post Ease Your Employees Into Change appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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How Can You Increase Employee Loyalty

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Your employees are your company’s greatest asset. Your customers won’t be engaged if your employees aren’t engage. Everything your company does flows out from your employees. So what can you do to build loyalty among your employees? Here are some tips: Provide Support: Employees will appreciate opportunities for relevant on-going education to show that you […] The post How Can You Increase Employee Loyalty appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Structuring Your Business Plan

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When starting a business, a plan is a great starting point to make sure you understand all the elements of your business. Once you are in business, it is a great exercise to do every few years. This lets you examine where your business has gone and the changes that have occurred. To keep your […] The post Structuring Your Business Plan appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Diversity Trap

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There is a lot of talk about hiring for diversity. Having a diverse workforce has great advantages. However, many companies are falling into the diversity trap. Here’s what it is and how you can avoid it. The diversity trap happens when companies limit their idea of diversity to race. Hiring managers tend to hire people […] The post The Diversity Trap appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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When To Stop Deliberating And Make A Decision

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Waiting too long to make decisions can slow down companies, frustrate employees, and lead to missed opportunities. But it can be hard to know whether you should just go ahead and choose or gather more data first. In these situations, consider two factors. How important is the decision? When it’s of little consequence, pick something […] The post When To Stop Deliberating And Make A Decision appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Why You Should Hire A Business Coach

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Athletes have coaches. Actors have coaches. Having a coach helps them achieve their peak performance. Every great team has a coach. Think of the best NFL and NBA teams, which all have coaches. A coach is someone who’s not afraid to confront you and tell you when you’re doing something incorrectly. They have a proven […] The post Why You Should Hire A Business Coach appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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