Are emails making you crazy?

Poor communication has been a major reoccurring challenge for our clients. We want to help you manage your email better in 2018. We’re all inundated with emails, aren’t we? Even though email helps us run our professional lives, it can also, very literally, run your professional life. “Just one more email – and then I’ll … Continued

Improve Communication In Your Team [TIPS]

The beginning lyrics of the song, “Do You Hear What I Hear…?” playing on radios and in retail stores has been ringing in my head, causing me to think about communications in the workplace. Today’s workplace employs multiple generations, with different verbal and writing styles, plus a variety of applications for electronic communication and collaboration. … Continued

Why Corporate Giving *Needs* to Be a Priority 🎁

Instead of giving gifts, every year, we make a conscious choice to give back to organizations in our community. Among them is one of our clients: Valparaiso YMCA. They transform lives through Healthy Living, Social Responsibility, and Youth Development. To get a behind-the scenes peek at our work together, click here to watch an exclusive … Continued

Giving Thanks To You.

Your readership is essential in helping us continue our mission: to help companies strengthen from within. Small to mid-sized businesses contact us when they are getting ready to take their business to the next level or in times of rapid growth. We provide solutions and ongoing support that assists everyone and everything working better together. … Continued

Fire! Fire! Fire! Fire Prevention Month, How to Keep Great Employees

For jobs earning less than $50,000 per year, or more than 40 percent of U.S. jobs, the average cost of replacing an employee amounts to fully 20 percent of the person’s annual salary.   Fire, Fire, Fire! In honor of fire prevention month, I’d like to talk about firing employees, or rather how to not get … Continued

Am I an Underutilized Employee, Or Do I Employ an Underutilized Employee?

  Are you unsure what an underutilized employee is? Are you possibly an underutilized employee and you aren’t sure how to approach your supervisor? Take a minute to let Theresa, help you get the conversation started, no matter which side of the desk you sit on. The videos below contain some tips on how to start … Continued

Oh No You Didn’t! – 4 Ways to Diffuse Disrespectful Situations

Employees: If this is happening to you, Take an inventory of the situation by writing down actions you can control and actions you cannot. Mentally ‘let go’ of all those things you can’t control. Focus on what you can control and map out the steps you are going to do next to help resolve the situation. … Continued

Does Your Boss Think You Are Their #1 Asset?

Let us help you Strengthen Your Company From Within so that Everyone and Everything Works Better Together! Watch how an “Indiana Best Places to Work” did just that!

How does your office collaboration and communication rank?

How does your office collaboration and communication rank? Call us today to evaluate the effectiveness of your office chatter! 219-680-7720

Definition of Workplace Culture

The Definition of Workplace Culture: Work culture is the environment created by the concepts established and embraced by the firm and the employees alike. Working culture involves the principles and ideologies associated with the business, company or firm itself, and on the employee side, working culture is thought processes, attitudes and beliefs of the workers. A … Continued

Seasons Greetings

We wish all of our clients, readers and colleagues a wonderful Holiday season! In lieu of sending individual gifts and greetings, we are making a donation to several charities in our community. We hope that you too can extend the spirit of gratitude. Happy Holidays to Early Learning Partnership of Northwest Indiana, Frontline Foundations, Humane Society … Continued

Strengthening Companies from Within

Could your company use help improving communication between employees and managers? That’s what we do.