Category: Facts and Figures

Santa vs Rudy – YOU decide!

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Man Plans. God Laughs.

Ten Benefits of Strategic Planning Spoiler Alert: The plan itself may not be one of them. It’s getting to be that time again, time to assess the past year’s agenda, identify new goals and plan how you’ll reach them. Whether or not

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It’s Not You—It’s Your Office!

Why Your Workspace May Be Squashing Imagination It’s no secret that getting out of the office is a great way to eliminate distractions and focus on important work. But there’s something bigger at play when you take your team off

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Seven Ways to Jumpstart Creativity at the Office

The Creativity Gap Merriam-Webster defines “creative” as “having or showing an ability to make new things or think of new ideas.” Make new things. Think of new ideas. I believe we’d all agree — these are critical functions of business.

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30 Seconds to Make or Break a Conversation

30 seconds of conversation goes by fast—use the time wisely! According to recent research by VitalSmarts, organizations lose quite a bit of money, time and opportunity because people are afraid to speak their minds. 95% of employees struggle to speak

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What’s Your Q Factor?

Q Factor: why too much chumminess and too little friction are bad for business Common sense says it’s good to nurture teams, help them grow over time to be more aligned, efficient and well-connected. But recent research by Brian Uzzi,

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The Nineteen Percent Loss Factor

The average company pays nineteen percent of its salaries toward … nothing. This is a little scary when you stop to do the math: The average employee spends 62 hours each month in meetings. Half of that effort results in

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