Setting Professional Goals and Sticking to Them

Setting Professional Goals. It’s easy to think about professional goals in an abstract sense, especially when a current career situation leaves us feeling stagnant, stuck, or undervalued at work. But what happens when it’s time to meet and exceed these goals? Without the right approach and mindset, your efforts could fall flat. Goal-setting strategies and […]

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Making The Most of Open Enrollment

Making The Most of Open Enrollment. Your HR department and your employees have been waiting and preparing for open enrollment for a year — and now it’s finally here. This is your organization’s chance to show how much you value your workforce and want to contribute to their overall wellbeing. The better they understand their […]

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Track These KPIs to Find the Financial Health of Your Business

Track These KPIs. Your business is rolling along, you seem to be making a profit, and it feels like you’re growing. That’s all great news — but it doesn’t necessarily mean that your business is in good financial health. Certain key performance indicators (KPIs) are quantifiable, and these are the metrics you need to gauge […]

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Tips for Improving Employee Engagement

Tips for Improving Employee Engagement. It’s no secret that keeping employees engaged in the workplace helps the entire organization thrive. In fact, research shows that engaged employees could help boost profitability by up to 21%. When managers use leadership skills to help keep team members passionate about their jobs and their careers, everyone wins. The […]

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How to Beat The Hiring Odds

How to Beat The Hiring Odds and Hire the Right Candidate

The Alexander Group recently hosted a Hiring Workshop featuring David Weller, Ph.D. and Principal of Leadership Alliance. The workshop included our current board member clients, their key managers and invited guests.

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Getting the most out of your coaching sessions

Getting the most out of your coaching sessions. There was once a time that business and executive coaching was reserved for the top-tier of C-suite members or the presidents of multi-million dollar brands, but in recent years it’s been difficult to dismiss the value of coaching for entrepreneurs from all walks of life. The benefits […]

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Business Websites and ADA Compliance

Business Websites and ADA Compliance

This a guest blog from Tom Shipley at Cole-Dalton Marketing Services. Business Websites and ADA Compliance. Tom helps The Alexander Group and several of our clients with all of their marketing needs. Tom is also a board member of TAG Board 404. Business Websites and ADA Compliance. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is federal […]

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Tips From The Top for February 2019

Tips From The Top for February 2019

Photo by Austin Neill on Unsplash Tips From The Top for February 2019. As a certified peer group facilitator with The Alternative Board (TAB), I get the opportunity to review ideas and insights from TAB facilitators and members from around the world. Here are my top picks for February 2019…

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Cost of Hanging on to Toxic Employees

The Real Cost of Hanging on to Toxic Employees

Cost of Hanging on to Toxic Employees. Nearly everyone has worked at a company that has a toxic employee (If you haven’t, count yourself lucky). Even businesses that are lauded as being a “Best Place to Work” can run into problems by hiring a bad apple. Toxicity can range from bullying to sexual harassment to […]

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Tips From The Top for January 2019

Tips From The Top for January 2019

Photo by Amogh Manjunath on Unsplash Tips From The Top for January 2019. As a certified peer group facilitator with The Alternative Board (TAB), I get the opportunity to review ideas and insights from TAB facilitators and members from around the world. Here are my top picks for January 2019…

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