7 Steps to Make Workplace Bullying Clock Out

The word “bullying” is often overused and misused, but that doesn’t discount the damage of the real thing. StopBullying.gov defines it as “unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance.” But bullies aren’t just wreaking havoc on the playground. Bad behavior left unchecked during

Small Business and Sustainability

When talking about sustainable business practices, we tend to focus on what large, multinational corporations need to be doing differently. We criticize McDonald’s and Apple for their business practices. Of course, we are correct in doing so—for pushing these companies to act more sustainably. However, small businesses and small business owners

What Is A Better Investment Now: Gold or Silver?

Rudolph, the Red Nosed Reindeer was a popular television show in the 1970’s. The show was a story that brought to life the popular Christmas song. It mixed music within the story and was narrated by a snowman. A popular song in the show was titled “Silver and Gold”, which was

Why Sustainable Growth Matters to Entrepreneurs

Every business owner wants their company to grow. After all, expansion is fundamental to any company’s long-term success. Yet what a lot of new entrepreneurs might not realize is that there’s such a thing as too much growth. Over the past decade, the concept of “sustainable growth” has become extremely prevalent

The Death of Thank You

It’s the wave from the driver as you allow someone into the line of cars at the freeway on-ramp. It’s the smile and nod as you hold the door for a stranger. It’s the acknowledgement as you wave someone across the street as they try and dart out in front of your

5 Ways to Boost Productivity in 2016

Whether you want to boost profits, grow your customer base or launch a new product range or service, now is the perfect time to reflect on last year’s success and implement some New Year’s Resolutions for 2016. No matter what your goal, productivity plays a key part in achieving everything you

What to Look for in Employee Wellness Apps

Mobile apps for employee wellness programs (employee wellness apps) have long passed the point of just being a trend. Not only are there more than 40,000 of them on the market, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Infomatics, but many of them are free and work exceptionally well. Research supports