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How to Be a Mentor in a Remote World
  • 16 November 2020
  • Leo Covey

How to Be a Mentor in a Remote World

Dr. John C. Crosby, co-founder of the mentorship organization Uncommon Individual Foundation, once said, “Mentorship is a brain to pick, an ear to listen and a push in the right direction.” For small business owners who lead with both their hearts and minds, those are some powerful ingredients to tap into. At its core, mentorship is a rich relationship of trust, care, mutual respect and a myriad of other qualities that we should all strive to bring into the workplace every day.

Team-Building Activities and Tips in a Remote World
  • 21 September 2020
  • Leo Covey

Team-Building Activities and Tips in a Remote World

Running a small business has always been a calling with its own set of unique challenges. With the new dynamic of remote work, things can be even trickier, especially if you are managing employees. Suddenly a team that was united and running in the same direction with organization and discipline can sometimes feel unmoored, uninspired and possibly worried about the future. Here are some valuable ways you can easily infuse positivity and productivity into their days, even with the physical distance that separates you.

5 Creative Ways to Show Employees Appreciation
  • 27 July 2020
  • Leo Covey

5 Creative Ways to Show Employees Appreciation

A healthy business is one that recognizes the greatness within it and shares the love proudly and profusely. As explained in a previous blog, when you practice an attitude of gratitude, it unlocks a new level of happiness and job satisfaction between employer and employee. With COVID-19 challenging the ways we work together, now is a good time to revisit the idea of appreciation, but with a safe, socially distant spin.

Navigating Networking Events
  • 17 November 2019
  • Alex Penfield

Navigating Networking Events

If networking events conjure up images of sweaty palms and awkward interactions, you’re not alone. Even seasoned schmoozers know that networking can be nerve-wracking. But they also know it’s necessary.

The Keys to Motivation and Productivity
  • 11 November 2019
  • Leo Covey

The Keys to Motivation and Productivity

There are only so many working hours in the day, and the truth is that making those hours as productive as possible can be a challenge for you and your employees. From smartphones and friend requests to grumbling stomachs and caffeine crashes, there are countless ways your day can derail. And all those disruptions can add up too.