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Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

What is a Unique Contributor?  Employers that are committed to engaging the reliable strengths of their teams cultivate what we call a Unique Contributor business model. These employers have a direct line of sight to their best competitive advantage, their secret weapon to ongoing growth, their talent base. What about you? Knowledge of your true…

Lizabeth Wesely-Casella of L-12 Services LLC is a member of XPX DC Metro

According to the Microsoft report titled The Next Great Disruption is Hybrid Work 62% of all frontline workers say leadership does not prioritize building culture 53% of the workforce is prioritizing health and wellbeing over work than before the pandemic 3.5X – New hires whose managers played an active role were much more likely to say they were…

Maurice Palagonia of Mercer is a member of XPX Long Island

The pandemic has altered almost all aspects of the employee experience, changing everything from where people work to how they interact with clients, colleagues, and customers. Considering the size and scope of these changes now is a critical time to determine if your employee value proposition (EVP) is still compelling and if your total rewards strategy…

Adam Brier of USI Insurance is a member of XPX Long Island

Embracing DEI as Part of Your Recruitment/Retention Strategy More employers have come to embrace diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives as a way to improve workplace culture and demonstrate they value their employees as people, not just workers. Harvard Business Review found that 65% of U.S. executives say DEI is a high strategic priority, and…

Michael DeSiato of Cherry Bekaert LLP is a member of XPX South Florida

In this book I focus on the often used exit plan for mid-sized companies that because of their size and sophistication or the owner’s personal preferences, are not good candidates for an outside third party sale. This path is called the “insider Transfer”, where the buyers are the key employees of the business. If planned…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

When formulating incentive plans for your teams, it’s important to look beyond the numbers. Are the job responsibilities and expectations clear and defined? Are your employees being analyzed as unique contributors or simply lumped in with company growth targets? Incentive plans need to be individually aligned with your team members’ overall engagement and goals. Read…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

Giving negative feedback is never easy and is even more challenging in a virtual work world. It’s always best to have difficult conversations in person; however, if that’s not an option, treat your team member with compassion and make sure you end the discussion with clear direction and expectations. Find out FirePower Teams‘ other recommendations…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

When trying to identify the right people for your organization, you may need to go back to the basics. Are you simply writing a job description with responsibilities and minimum qualifications OR are you writing a role description that showcases a candidate’s innate abilities to succeed? There IS a difference, and it can mean finding…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

Last week I started discussing the value of self-directed teams and their role in your business success. You may believe that you don’t have the right employees to develop self-directed teams, but you need to re-evaluate your thinking. Are you truly taking advantage of the talent you have and engaging them appropriately? It’s important to…

Cheryl Centeno of XPX Global is a member of XPX

A good offense always necessitates a good defense. Core mantra across all sports. So no surprise that in business the same holds true. It has been called many names, The Talent Tsunami, The Great Resignation, the Big Quit, or maybe best, The Great Discontent. Regardless, the war for Talent is very real. And while virtually…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

I have served as a mentor for young professionals for several years. And while their experiences are varied, one common theme remains – when we have not aligned our purpose and strengths, we will wrestle with achieving our goals both personally and professionally. Discover more about their stories and lessons learned in this latest FIREPOWER…

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Program produced by XPX New York. Managing Employee Risk as Your Company Pivots Back from COVID-19 Businesses now face uncertainty and new risks as they apply the “new rules” developed during COVID-19 of managing employees and operations. We will discuss current challenges and provide practical advice about managing these issues, led by Christopher Santomassimo, an…

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Program produced by XPX San Antonio. Year-end Planning from a Human Resources Perspective Our Speaker: John Seybold – SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CCP – Market Manager, San Antonio, Employer Flexible My team and I help executives solve employee related problems. With almost 30 years of HR leadership, I help my clients efficiently manage employee issues, Department of…

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David Shavzin of The Value Track is a member of XPX Atlanta

When do I start my exit planning and how much is my company worth? We have gotten these questions for decades, especially from Baby Boomers. Sometimes it comes across casually: “So what do you think, should I start my exit plan 2 years ahead, maybe 3 years ahead?” They often ask knowing the answer. They are trying…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

When a valuable employee tells you that they’ve received a job offer from another company, making a counteroffer may seem like a no-brainer.  But before you do, consider these potential downsides. If you are throwing money at jobs, think twice. Owners that have not paid attention to employee compensation on an annual basis will now…

By Tom Aiken While more companies transact and store their business off premises, SaaS companies have seen a run up in their valuations. Since 2015, the SaaS market continues to grow—18% annually—while 99% of organizations are using at least one cloud solution to drive demand. From an investor perspective, SaaS companies provide a dependable revenue…

Paul Cronin of True North Advisors Group, LLC is a member of XPX Greater Boston

Many business owners wonder, “What will I do after I sell my business?” While most envision travel, or golf, etc., many fail to understand that they will likely have to stay on board for months or even a couple years to transition the business to the new owners. This period can be hard for many…

Maria Forbes of FIREPOWER Business Catalyst, LLC. is a member of XPX Atlanta

What is a Unique Contributor?  Employers that are committed to engaging the reliable strengths of their teams cultivate what we call a Unique Contributor business model. These employers have a direct line of sight to their best competitive advantage, their secret weapon to ongoing growth, their talent base. What about you? Knowledge of your true…

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