We hear all kinds of tips and tricks for employee self-care during this time of upheaval but don’t forget your own self-care must come first as a leader and employer. Taking care of yourself will contribute to being the strongest leader possible and leading by example. Read More
The best sales professionals and marketers know their long-term success depends not just on their sales ability, but on their ability to network and expand their network circle. Sales requires making connections and establishing relationships. The more people you meet and get to know, the more opportunities you will create.
As the new year dawns, most Americans are probably happy to bid good riddance to 2020, a year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdowns, political brawls, and challenging economic times. Many have had to take on debt to tide them over. If you’re among them, or one of the many other Americans who pay an ever increasing portion of their paychecks to service debt, now may be the ideal time to reassess your finances and take steps to manage and reduce your debt.
2020 was certainly a year for changes in all areas of our life. As we start into 2021 and prepare to get our tax returns filed, there are several changes to the tax rules that you may need to know. One of the biggest changes came in December and was a big win for businesses that had received the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan during 2020. I have included a few of the win-win changes for businesses and individuals.
An overcrowded digital world makes it hard for any brand to stand out, but add the noise of the pandemic to the mix and it’s a whole new ballgame. Now is the perfect time to roll up your sleeves, dive deep, and recommit yourself to the challenge. Read on to find out three ways you can make your brand stand out this year. Read More
There has been a lot of necessary learning from the 2020 pandemic which needs to be integrated into your current organizational structure, to stay sustainable and resilient into the 2021 new year. Many businesses will need help to come back in a different way. Tapping into the thoughts of your employees, colleagues and customers at all levels will help solidify your 2021 vision, so you can start executing your new plans.
When it comes to finances, some people can be intimidated by sophisticated financial topics and the array of options available. For those who might feel this way, be reminded “simplification is the ultimate sophistication”.
Welcome 2021! Is there a light at the end of this long, ending-unknown tunnel? I certainly hope so. When we talked about wanting 2020 to be done, over, crushed, to never return again, we immediately put a strain on expectations for 2021. I hope the reality lives up to the expectations.
With the new stressors and changes that 2020 brought most people, it is no surprise that tax planning took a back-burner for some people. Have no fear! Even though 2020 has come and gone, there are still a few things that you can do to help your 2020 tax situation.
Remote meetings aren’t going away anytime soon. These virtual gatherings are the new normal. Leaders and their employees need to learn how to replicate in a virtual environment the interactions and two-way dialogue that make in-person meetings meaningful.
Whether you are speaking with one or many, planning for interaction will help you better connect with your audience, and enable you to learn what your employees are really thinking—crucial for effective communication that leads to action.
Thanksgiving is gone and Christmas is fast approaching! Can you believe that another year, especially this year, is nearly over?! As we approach the end of 2020, it is a great time to review your strategies to manage your tax liability and make some year-end adjustments. With the pandemic, this year presents even more challenges in the tax planning process such as the questions related to how the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) money is to be handled for taxes. This question, along with many others, makes planning even more important this year.