Diverse and inclusive companies drive innovative results. Yet the tech industry, as well as many others, still struggles with diversity and inclusion, often failing to attract diverse talent due to inclusivity issues in the workplace. For organizations looking to shape up their diversity and inclusion practices and policies, the change can be challenging — and
One of my students in my group coaching program recently asked about how to do long-term business planning. In her experience, every time she tries to make a detailed plan for her business she is never able to follow through with it. While I’m not a huge fan of very detailed long-term business planning, I
When business is “busy,” everyone’s jamming to get it done. Employees come in early, leave late, answer emails from home, even spend a weekend wrapping up a big project. Busy days become busy weeks and months. Pretty soon, it’s all work and no play. Job burnout, disinterest and poor performance are just around the corner.
Empathy is becoming a buzzword for CEOs this year as a trait to have and to build within their organizations. Surveys and reports point up its importance as a “humanizing” tool that improves employees’ and companies’ performance and sets the right overall tone. A workplace empathy study by Businessolver found that 87 percent of CEOs
If you are self-employed or the owner of a business, you should seriously consider getting a business credit card and use it exclusively for your business-related purchases. Picking the right card can save you time and money – let’s see why. Taxes: Your business expenses are tax-deductible. The easiest way to keep track of these
Spring is a season of change: warmer temperatures, blooming flowers, and more outdoor activities. The concept of spring cleaning — tackling important projects to freshen up a home — can also apply to small businesses. Entrepreneurs can engage in their own version, by taking the time to examine how the business is doing and see