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How Can Companies Select Quality Managers Who Motivate and Inspire

Too many companies have selected people for supervisory or management positions, who are either more into "having Power", or less into developing effective employees. This hurts the whole organization, allowing the company to slip into a lazy, or an "I don't care Attitude". Either way this is often places the ...
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Seriously Consider Your Gift to Others as One from Your Heart

This time of year there are numerous groups attempting to raise funds for needy children and families.  All are good causes and good intentions, though you may not have enough money to give to all.  However, there may be other things that you can do to lift spirits and bring ...
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Encourage Your Workplace to be Proactive, Sensitive & Supportive

This time of year most of us find ourselves being more sentimental and thankful for our many blessings.  We also have fond memories of family and holiday traditions.  When couples marry, each bring specific traditions into their home.  This may spill over into our work life.  Some may decorate their ...
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What Does Poor Workplace Behavior Include & How Does It Affect a Business

When talking to a group of Human Resources Professionals recently about "poor workplace behavior", some statistics were shared, noting that approximately 75% of women employees had reported experiencing some form of sexual harassment.  It is suspected that the number is really more.  Then there is also verbal abuse, which included ...
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When You See Someone in Need, Look in the Mirror

As Charlotte continues to experience transitions and growth, there is still a portion of business developers and investors, who are cautiously waiting to see what changes may develop after the elections and before the end of 2018.  Though there appears to be construction and developments popping up all across the ...
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What Happens If Your Company Doesn’t Have a Succession Plan

In case you haven't noticed, more and more senior level professionals and execs are exiting.  Many stayed on-board longer than they had planned, but with many businesses doing well the last couple of years, those business leaders and executives decided to "ride the wave".  But as these business persons saw ...
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The Value of the Senior HR Forum

Over two years ago one human resources manager commented to me that it would be helpful to have a group of experienced, decision-making human resources professionals, who could come together occasionally and discuss or share ideas. experiences and resources that would be beneficial to the "fellow Sr. HRs". From time ...
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Learning to Develop Mutual Respect and Professional Co-Existence Between the Generations

Each generation is determined to have their own identity, and our currently younger generations in the workforce are no different.  As a Baby Boomer, we insisted on dressing differently with hip-hugger and bell-bottom blue jeans, many of the girls wore "tops" that looked like maternity blouses, and then there were ...
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A Healthy Community Includes Responsible, Respectful & Hard-Working Individuals

If you have lived in the Charlotte Metro very long at all, you have bound to have seen a LOT of changes in every direction of the Queen's Center City.  Many older buildings are being renovated or demolished with new replacements.  The construction includes numerous residential home developments, large condos, ...
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Determining How We Can Best Service Our Clients and Our Community

  Robyn and Bill Crigger Since our business began in 1994, our services have always been meant to help with "transitions in business".  Change is seldom easy and often is more of a necessary decision, affecting many in an organization.  At the time we entered into the decision to become ...
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