Improving Your Potential: Here’s How CEOs can Reroute Their Life Toward Fulfillment

Most of us aren’t living life to the fullest – and While for many, the phrase “living life to the fullest” conjures images of enjoyment and happiness, in this article we’re going to explore ways to live life to the fullest–when it comes to your potential.

Studies show that individuals who make the most of their intellect, time, and bodies are often healthier, happier, and more content. It’s easy to start rerouting your life towards fulfillment, and it starts with unlocking your potential.

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Professional potential

Many of us wish for a better salary and a better position in our current field.…

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4 Skills to Master for Improving Business Processes

Business owners often look for ways their companies can improve. After all, nothing is ever perfect and the more your company evolves, the more likely it is you’ll succeed long-term. Fortunately, improving your business doesn’t mean you have to make drastic changes. There are small skills everyone in your company can learn to help improve your business processes. Start by focusing on these often-overlooked business skills.

Developing business skills

1. Problem-Solving Skills

Problem-solving skills are essential to every business, but it’s not something that comes naturally to everyone. Consider offering a Six Sigma certification program to your employees to help them improve their problem-solving skills.…

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Top 3 Trends in Freelance Work

Freelance jobs are bigger than ever now that technology and remote, or work-from-home, jobs are becoming increasingly popular in the workforce. And no, freelance work isn’t just for Millennials. In fact, nearly 40 percent of the workforce in the United States today is made of up freelancers!

Happy freelancer

Let’s take a look at some of the top trends in the freelance economy and their impact on both freelancers and freelance employers.

Freelance Work is Appealing

Freelance work has become so popular since it’s appealing to both employers and employees. Employers can hire freelancers to work on a per-project basis, short-term or sometimes even long-term contracts.…

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Five Ways to Break Into The International Digital Business Market

Digital marketing is the way to go for most modern companies. When you take a look at recent trends in the international digital business market today, it is clear to see that lots of growth is expected. Consequently, this means more money for stakeholders. Hence, there is no surprise to see why companies are trying to outdo their rivals in claiming large shares of the online customer base.

International market expansion

The trend is good news to professionals who are looking into trying their hand in digital marketing. Furthermore, it is a promising industry since most organisations usually outsource professional IT services instead of hiring permanent employees for the same.…

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3 Ways to Maintain a Respectable Safety Record (plus 5 Issues to Address)

Safety in manufacturing should not be perfunctorily performed just to comply with government regulations; it should be taken seriously, but because the absence of safety exposes employees to serious workplace accidents. Human suffering and loss arise if there is an injury or death in the workplace. It affects everyone—the worker’s family and friends, his or her community, and fellow coworkers and the company’s reputation.

Welding aluminum

Fortunately, all it takes are a few simple measures to maintain a company’s respectable safety record, while addressing several issues in the process.

3 ways to keep workers safe

Here are three ways to keep your employees safe and keep your safety record at the highest level.…

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How to Build a High-Performing Remote Team to Scale Your Business

Remote working

The future of work is remote.

Back in 2014, Stanford University professor Nicholas Bloom declared in Harvard Business Review: To raise productivity, let your employees work from home”.

Earlier this year, Diane Mulcahy wondered aloud in the same publication: “Will the gig economy make the office obsolete?

Pontification aside, most trends indicate the increasingly remote nature of knowledge work. According to NY Times, nearly 43% of employed Americans spent some time working remotely in 2016, a number that’s surely to rise.

The benefits of remote work certainly sound promising – access to a global talent pool, low office costs, and flexibility.…

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7 Personality Traits of Highly Successful Business Owners

Once upon a time, books like How to Win Friends and Influence People and The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People were supposed to have been the final words on the subtle art of leadership.

But today, in an era of disruption, Zuckerberg-style power plays, and glass-ceiling-smashing, the inadequacy of a one-size fits all approach to leadership has been clearly demonstrated. Highly effective people, it turns out, have all sorts of habits.

Business co-owners

Is there still some value in trying to draw out the traits common to good leaders? Some people certainly think so. James R Bailey, a professor at George Washington University’s School of Business, proposed in the Harvard Business Review that one recipe for “vital” leadership consists of providing both direction and force.…

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Employee Onboarding 101

Starting a new job can feel almost scary. You’re a little unsure about what your exact job duties will be and you might even question how well you’ll like your co-workers (as well as how well they’ll like you). Everything is new and different when first getting to know the business that is now responsible for helping you earn a living, which can be slightly overwhelming to say the least.

Onboarding

Though some level of nervousness and anxiety is normal, there are several things employers can do to help their new staff’s first day feel more welcoming, helping to ease their nerves and relax their concerns.…

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Superhero Workforce: Which Superhero are You at Your Company? (Infographic)

We all have those days at work where we wish things could run a bit more smoothly to avoid problems with productivity and efficiency. Oh, how much easier life would be if we were superheroes! Unfortunately, we aren’t blessed with powers, but we can rely on the latest tech to keep our working lives as efficient as possible.

Captain America

Warehouse management specialists PeopleVox have constructed an infographic to help us explore the idea of a superhero workforce. Is your job role mentioned? How much easier would life be if we had our very own Hulk instead of using a forklift?!

So, which superheroes are ideal for your company?

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3 Tips for Making The Right Hire The First Time

If you want your business to be successful, you’ve got to hire the right people to help get you there. Sadly, many businesses soon discover that their hiring process isn’t all that it should be. When this happens, your company can end up wasting a huge amount of time and money on the hiring and onboarding processes just to have to redo those processes a few months later when they realize they’ve hired the wrong person.

Hiring the right employee

So to help ensure your company doesn’t have to go through this dilemma multiple times a year, here are three tips for making the right hire the first time around.…

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