Author Archives: Lauren Dixon

Make a move to unlock and unleash innovation at your business (access required)

Innovation is top of mind for business leaders today. And for good reason: To stay relevant, to grow and thrive, businesses need to be agile and inventive. Able to quickly adopt and adapt to advanced technologies and processes, respond to ...

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A goal for all to aspire to: Living your happiest life at work

“What would you do to live a happier life — if you could live all over again?” Intriguing question, huh? And Warren Buffet’s answer in a recent Business Insider story is equally intriguing: “The way to do it is to ...

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Is unlimited paid time off panacea or pitfall? We’re trying it

Quick: How do you think our team members responded when we announced we were going to give unlimited paid time off (PTO) a try? If you’re like me, you’re thinking there were wild cheers, hooting and hollering, and maybe even ...

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Using personality assessments to elevate culture, communication and collaboration

Personality tests continue to grow in popularity as a workplace tool—not only in how they’re used, but also in the number of assessments available. The more common ones include DiSC Behavior Inventory, the Big Five, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Occupational ...

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Make sure to show appreciation for your longtime team members

In the business world, there’s a well-known piece of advice that reminds us to pay attention to current clients even while we’re busy pursuing new ones. It’s often posed as a warning — “Don’t ignore your existing customers by focusing ...

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How promotions are handled can make or break company culture (access required)

A promotion presents a public reward and affirmation for the person promoted, of course—and it’s a powerful opportunity to promote workplace values and culture. When done right and granted to deserving team members, promotions can motivate your entire team and ...

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