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Taking out the Trash: Whose job is it and why aren't they doing it?

March 19, 2013
Elizabeth Green
At the risk of sounding a bit too personal, why is it so hard to take out the garbage, put away your boots, or for that matter, refill the toilet paper holder?
This isn’t actually a personal question. It’s a general observation about life. I think a lot of people can relate to a situation where...

Entitled or Abused? Retaining Staff in the Age of Millennials

March 12, 2013
Elizabeth Green
Full disclosure: Despite occasionally playing coy about my age while flashing my grey hair, I was born after 1980. This makes me a Millennial, the term used for the generation between 1980 and roughly 2000. Millennial is another descriptor for Generation Y.
Paying Our Dues
As the number of...

Are you driving the right car for your business?

March 5, 2013
Cory Hanna
Glitz and Glamour
This past weekend, I took my son to the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto.
As an avid car buff, I was looking forward to checking out the latest models and all of the up and coming prototypes. I figured my son would be less enthusiastic than I was. Once we got there...

IT Secrets: Get what you need, when you need it.

February 26, 2013
Robert Stickle
Are you frustrated with IT not being responsive to your requests for data and reports? Is this stopping you from making important decisions? Is your business suffering as a result? 
There's a solution and it's called Self-Service Analysis.
I don’t know about your organization, but just about every...

Are You a Good Boss?

February 19, 2013
Elizabeth Green
The University of Buffalo conducted a study about bosses. They looked at “egotistical” bosses versus “humble” bosses. The study showed a correlation between humble leadership, and growth and success within companies. Good leaders gain trust and open doors.
Egotistical bosses don’t need defining: we...