Beata Staszkow — May 19, 2020 Covid-19 lockdown is still with us, and there can be no denying that the business and economic landscape is deteriorating. In the UK, around 10% of businesses have vanished, and this figure, once revised, will be higher. Richard Branson has appealed for government help for Virgin Atlantic one of … Continue reading Leadership in Lockdown: How Are You Handling It?
Paul Keijzer — March 29, 2020 Nearly every workplace has them – the nitpicking, conniving, mean-spirited, super-competitive people who make work life unbearable. Sometimes hovering in the lunchroom. Sometimes sitting through the meetings. Sometimes roaming around your work station. There’s no escape from these negative people. The stench of their negativity floats across the workplace … Continue reading 5 Tips for Handling Toxic People in the Workplace
Revisit your revenue model to creatively adapt to users who are increasingly embracing ad blockers. It’s time to try whitelisting and native advertising. Grayson Kemper on March 4, 2019 Content is king but it doesn’t funnel money directly into your bank account (it takes time). Ads do. Every marketer, given their choice, could sell ads … Continue reading What are marketers’ options for handling ad blockers?
Ian Mitchell — January 21, 2019 — January 21, 2019 “You gotta flex. You gotta look good, bro.” – Kiari “Offset” Cephus Scrum stands on the three legs of transparency, inspection, and adaptation. Of these, transparency can arguably be said to come first. Unless a situation is made clear it cannot be inspected, and any … Continue reading Expedite! Handling Unplanned Work in Scrum
Janet Church — June 9, 2017 Follow @JanetChurch— June 9, 2017 PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay Corporations spend millions of dollars a year to increase their visibility and mindshare on social media. However, there are times when companies stand out on social media for all of the wrong reasons. Some notorious examples spring to mind: The numerous … Continue reading Why Social Media Risk Management is About More than Handling a PR Crisis
Laura Donovan — March 30, 2017 Follow @thewordpro— March 30, 2017 The current climate of Social Media can be a bit hot as of late. Updates people feel very strongly about tend to draw some serious commenting, often not very pleasant. While most of the really nasty, negative comments are aimed at personal updates or … Continue reading 3 Tips for Handling Negative Comments Like a Social Pro
Jacob Shriar — March 27, 2017 Follow @jacobshriar— March 27, 2017 Many years ago, one of my mentors told me “everyone has problems, it’s how we deal with those problems that make us who we are.” That advice has always stuck with me. I used to not be able to handle stress very well, and … Continue reading A Simple Guide To Handling Stress At Work
by Mandy Edwards Follow @memktgservicesOctober 13, 2016 As a business owner, you hope to never find yourself prepping for a natural disaster. Whether it be a blizzard, ice storm, flood, or hurricane, it’s something you are never taught to do. There isn’t a college course called “Disaster Prep for Business Owners 101” or “Managing a … Continue reading 5 Steps to Handling Your Business’ Social Media During a Natural Disaster
by Kathleen Smith July 27, 2016July 27, 2016 You’ve found the perfect candidate who’s gone through round after round of interviews with your team. Everyone loves the candidate’s cultural fit, skills, and experience. It’s time to make an offer so you can close the requisition and focus on other open reqs. But sometimes that last … Continue reading Closing The Req: How HR Pros Can Speed Up The Contract Handling Phase [Infographic]
by Jeff Kalter June 26, 2016June 26, 2016 It is possible to have too much of a good thing. Scarfing up a whole box of chocolates at one time, for instance, might fall into that category. A more work-related example is when the phone starts to ring off the hook. It’s what you always dreamed … Continue reading The Essential Capabilities for Response Handling