October 2012 Posts

Developing Recognition Programs

When it comes to increasing engagement among employees, recognition programs are the way to go. There’s no better way to engage employees than to let them know they’re special, needed and important to the overall success and growth of your […]

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Monday Zen: In a Stress Cycle, Perception Is Reality

Do you ever get caught up in a cycle of stress that feeds on itself? You know, when your brain just keeps churning with things to do and stuff to remember and you can’t seem to make yourself stop? When […]

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The Greatest Season of All

I am a native Floridian. Born and raised in Maitland, Florida (a suburb of Orlando), my knowledge of the seasons consisted of “summer” and “not-quite-summer.” My elementary school uniforms did not have a pants option – it just never got […]

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Promoting Leadership — From Top Management to Frontline Employees

Does your company encourage leadership at every level in the organization? In some ways, this seems an oxymoron. If everyone gets to be a chief, who will be the indians? But leadership can be seen as a sense of responsibility […]

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Effective Communication Tips for Leaders

Great leaders tend to all have one thing in common – strong communications skills. This isn’t news, nor should it surprise anyone. Regardless of whether it is in a corporation, military, political or sports arena, successful leaders are best-in-class communicators […]

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What’s Your Employees’ Gross Happiness Index?

Does happiness improve your business results? Now that the economics of happiness are being measured by social scientists, economists and even governments, it seems only natural that companies would begin looking at that same metric in terms of their employees. […]

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The Evolution of the Office Space

As I walked into work the other day, I stopped and looked around. We have a really cool office. Not only has it been organized by a feng shui expert, but our CEO, Elizabeth Cogswell Baskin, has excellent taste and […]

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Why It’s Important for Leadership’s Vision to Cascade Through the Ranks

A lot of times the long-term growth plan or the vision of the company is decided behind closed doors in a meeting that consists solely of the leadership team. The trouble with this method is that more often than not, […]

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Applying for Awards

Everybody likes to win things. Why not take the time to show off your company’s work and get recognized for simply doing what you do? Applying for awards is easy and can go a long ways towards building morale and […]

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Monday Zen: Trusting Your Gut to Say Hell No

Tribe: the movie? A former client emailed from LA the other day, asking if Tribe would like to appear in an indie film. In exchange for having them shoot in our offices (and a product placement fee) Tribe would be […]

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