Planning

Inspiring the Team: Train, Trust and Thanks

Inspiring leaders have a variety of styles, whether they’re Steve Jobs or Anna Wintour. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in or what your company does – inspiring leaders share the same common threads. As Peter Handal, CEO of Dale Carnegie Training, puts it: “Our research indicates that what really matters is that leaders are […] Read More

Bringing the Spark into IT

Bringing the spark into IT can be difficult at the best of times. Although your employees may like their jobs, being stuck behind a desk for hours a day doesn’t exactly tend to excite people in the way you would like. At the core of it all, your employees need to feel engaged, interested and […] Read More

How to Make the Most of the Summer Season

Summer is a busy time for most people. Families take time off from school and long weekends at the beach. For businesses like real estate or construction, summer can be hectic. It is difficult to execute new business projects during this period because most critical people are usually on vacation. Summer slowdown is mostly an […] Read More

Five Tips for Connecting Teams Across Countries

Many successful companies have expanded their operations so that their services and products can be offered in a number of countries. The key to success within the company is uniting members of your team under a single goal. Because of language barriers, cultural differences, and differing time zones, this can prove to be a complicated […] Read More

Technology Outlook for 2018

Technology makes the world go round today. As user interactions with technology evolve and become more complex, the future looks more promising and almost magical to think about. But, magical does not mean that it is not attainable. In fact, it is very much tangible, and as close as next year. So, what does the […] Read More

I want to Increase Customer Focus for my Channel Provider

I want to increase customer focus for my Channel Provider business but I’m fighting internal process issues “I need my business to focus more on increasing customer value but some of my processes let me down.  How do I fix it without a major restructure?” Is this a common thought as you ponder how to […] Read More

Great Company Culture Is Key In A Growing Enterprise

I have been in the tech industry for years.  Over my time, companies have grown and companies have failed.  Each time I have seen a company succeed, it is in a big part due to company culture.  Company culture can make or break a company.  The employees, their attitude towards work, attitude at work, and […] Read More

Being a Flexible Leader is Essential to Success

Through years of experience in the Information Technology industry I have had the chance to see a variety of leaders and bosses.  While everyone has their own style, I have found that one of the true keys to success as a leader is to be flexible.  Flexibility is so important that I recommend that other […] Read More

How to lead the teams during the growth stage of the business

Being flexible and able to adapt to different situations is just as important for companies as for individuals and especially so for leaders. While times are tough and the company seeing stagnation and possibly even cuts, the leadership style employed should be different and while there is rapid growth and everything seems possible. Being able […] Read More