Tag Archives: Plans

From Trend Watching to Idea Wrangling: How to Turn Cycles Into Action Plans

Daniel Burrus April 20, 2021 We’ve seen cycles come and go—everything from music trends that emulate days gone by to past decades of fashion making a comeback. It is evident that cycles are all around us. As a business leader, how do you turn cycles into your advantage, and better yet, what industries will benefit … Continue reading From Trend Watching to Idea Wrangling: How to Turn Cycles Into Action Plans

How to Boost Your Traffic and Income – Follow These 3 Simple Plans

Enstine Muki March 28, 2021 Recently, I was asked to take part in an expert interview offering strategies to help pro bloggers. The question asked how I would boost a new blogging business. After all, if the interviewer’s readers would find the answers helpful, you might as well. These tips explain how to boost your … Continue reading How to Boost Your Traffic and Income – Follow These 3 Simple Plans

A Simple How-To Guide for Mapping Individual Development Plans for Employees To Help Them Bloom in Your Call Center (With Examples Along the Way)

Laura Krajewski — June 15, 2020 When I hop in the car, I almost always open Google Maps to get from point A to B. Even when I know the route, I check my phone’s map to see if there’s bad traffic or an accident that would lengthen my ETA. I lean on this guidance … Continue reading A Simple How-To Guide for Mapping Individual Development Plans for Employees To Help Them Bloom in Your Call Center (With Examples Along the Way)

Video is the Backbone of the Strongest Business Continuity Plans

Lauren Barry — June 11, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic and the continued stay at home orders much of the world is still experiencing has created extraordinary challenges for businesses of all kinds. With varying degrees of readiness, enterprises around the world have had to quickly transition to a remote workforce and find ways to continue … Continue reading Video is the Backbone of the Strongest Business Continuity Plans

The Strong Link Between Engagement, Retention, and Career Pathing: Examples of Employee Development Plans that Give your Contact Center Agents a Reason to Stay and Work Hard

Laura Krajewski — May 22, 2020 I have this friend — let’s call him Josh. He’d been at his job for a year, even though he didn’t love the work he was doing. The job offered Josh good pay, security and professional experience. But, ultimately, it wasn’t the kind of work he wanted to do … Continue reading The Strong Link Between Engagement, Retention, and Career Pathing: Examples of Employee Development Plans that Give your Contact Center Agents a Reason to Stay and Work Hard

Quarantine Impacts Consumers Plans To Spend, Love For Brands

Quarantine Impacts Consumers’ Plans To Spend, Love For Brands by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, May 1, 2020 It shouldn’t come as a surprise to marketers that consumers are rethinking their discretionary spending habits. About 64% say they’re planning to cut their total spend, with 55% estimating they will cut at least 10% to 20%. One-third of … Continue reading Quarantine Impacts Consumers Plans To Spend, Love For Brands

Remote work and fallback plans: Why flexibility is key to working from home

Many companies are sending employees home to work remotely, highlighting the need for contingency plans for communications and business continuity. Jennifer Cannon on March 17, 2020 As millions of employees in the global workforce start to work remotely — many for the first time — teams are relying more heavily on video conference and virtual … Continue reading Remote work and fallback plans: Why flexibility is key to working from home

Sprint Plans are Worthless, but Sprint Planning is Everything

Daria Bagina — February 12, 2020 Dwight D. Eisenhower, the World War II leader and U.S. President, wrote: “[…] plans are of no particular value, but […] planning is indispensable”. It’s a powerful phrase that aligns all so well with Scrum. Contrary to a myth that there is no planning in Scrum, planning is actually … Continue reading Sprint Plans are Worthless, but Sprint Planning is Everything