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Over the last couple of years, we’ve seen a worrisome trend of employees disengaging from their work. Sometimes dubbed “quiet quitting,” this trend has sent ripple effects throughout business organizations across the country. To understand this problem, it’s first important to understand what employee engagement means. Generally, this term is used to denote team members…

In the fast-paced landscape of today’s organizations, the missing link that often separates successful ventures from mediocre ones is trust. Trust is the glue that binds leaders with their stakeholders, creating an environment where collaboration thrives, innovation flourishes, and everyone feels valued. To bridge this trust gap, we propose a formula that encapsulates the essence…

Incite Creative Celebrates 24 Years as an Outsourced CMO Trailblazer As the business world looks forward to a fresh start, hiring challenges at the C-level will carry over from 2023 and include additional demands, shedding new light on the value of fractional Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs). Incite Creative, a Maryland-based marketing advisory firm, introduced its outsourced CMO…

In the dynamic landscape of employee performance evaluations, 360-degree reviews have emerged as a holistic approach, offering a well-rounded perspective. However, to extract the full benefits of this method, managers must adopt a strategic outlook. This blog post explores key elements to enhance the effectiveness of 360 reviews, delving into the nuances of communication, goal…

How to Heal the Economic and Social Divisions in Society! Best Seller Jennifer Brown author of “How to Be an Inclusive Leader’ click here to meet and speak with the author: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/best-seller-jennifer-brown-author-of-how-to-be-an-inclusive-leader-tickets-623206446257

I have a highly intelligent and successful ‘left brained’ colleague and friend who ‘gets it’ when it comes to understanding that data and fact sheets do not communicate meaning. This software developer, entrepreneur, certified project management professional, author, award-winning speaker and CIO of a medical practice knows that all the data in the world will…

Every business needs a strong marketing strategy and plan, but not every business needs a full-time Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Hiring an outsourced CMO can be the perfect solution for companies needing marketing leadership and business savvy without incurring high-ticket costs. Here are three reasons to consider hiring a fractional CMO for your business. 1. Fractional…

How to Help Your Employees Maximize Their Skills! Meet Best Seller Julie Winkle Giulioni author of “Promotions Are So Yesterday” click here to speak with the author: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/julie-winkle-giulioni-author-of-promotions-are-so-yesterday-tickets-560779475507

Trying to communicate to create connection, alignment, and action? Here’s a fantastic example from an attendee at one of our GENIUS Business Storytelling workshops who identified two important messages he wanted to communicate and used two versions of a story to do just that in a memorable way. Both versions began with the following: At…

As we’ve discussed in previous posts, quiet quitting is a phenomenon that’s here to stay. This workplace trend has inspired millions of employees to “act their wage,” which is to say, setting boundaries and choosing not to go above and beyond their basic job description. Evidence shows that quiet quitting is common, and that it’s…

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  In our last article about life after the sale we discussed identity. Even when business owners are comfortable with who they are, however, there is still the nuts and bolts issue of activity. A business owner spends 20, 30, or (not uncommonly with Boomers,) 40 years focused on running a business. Unless they’ve built a substantial…

Work from anywhere has been a necessity, an epithet, an obstacle, and an opportunity over the last 3 years. To paraphrase Aristotle’s axiom about Nature (“Horror Vacui”), business abhors a vacuum. Where one occurs, it is quickly filled. Work from anywhere started as a COVID-induced necessity. During the lockdowns of 2020-2021 (and longer in some…

The Annual Government Contractor Awards celebrate Small Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) members and other government contracting organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to industry excellence. Award categories showcase companies of all sizes, plus key projects and outstanding executives. Your clients and exit prospects  in the GovCon industry can benefit from the exposure that comes…

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