Are We Truly More Productive in an 8-Hour Workday?

By Natasha L. Foreman Americans are working longer hours and pounding our chests as though it's something to be proud of, while at the same time we complain about not having time to do the things that we love. In a Fast Company article by Renato Profico, the CEO of Doodle, this concept is explored, … Continue reading Are We Truly More Productive in an 8-Hour Workday?

The Contractual Loopholes Haunting College Faculty

When you think of your past or present college professor, or one that you just happen to know, is your impression that they are pulling down a six-figure income with some awesome benefits and perks? What about the adjuncts? Those are the part-time professors and instructors. What type of package do you think they are … Continue reading The Contractual Loopholes Haunting College Faculty

What the Best Leaders Do

Do the best leaders focus on creating as many loyal followers as they can? Or do they look for ways to help those followers to become leaders? It depends on their focus, motives, and intent. For those seeking to mold and build more leaders, mentorship is the path they must take. https://media.giphy.com/media/paQHhFGx03IX0LDWs1/giphy.gif In an article … Continue reading What the Best Leaders Do

What Does Your Boss Think About Remote Work?

By Natasha L. Foreman As we round deep into our second year of this global pandemic, we are beginning to see more corporations realign their workforce with either options to work: Full-time remote indefinitelyFull-time remote until circumstances changeSplit the work week between office and remoteSolely in the workplace, without a remote option There are of … Continue reading What Does Your Boss Think About Remote Work?

Dr. Steve Woodsmall on Leadership and Managing Change

Join us at 6pm ET today for Episode 43 of our Don't Call It Small...Business podcast. We're joined by Dr. Steve Woodsmall, who we highlighted in Episodes 7 and 11 of our podcast. Dr. Woodsmall will be speaking with Natasha about his 19-year military career in the US Air Force, and the lessons that he … Continue reading Dr. Steve Woodsmall on Leadership and Managing Change

Addressing and Managing Controversial Workplace Issues

Today in Episode 42 of our Don't Call It Small...Business Podcast, we dive deep into the topics and issues surrounding: Diversity and inclusionNontraditional labor pools: older workers, single parents, workers with disabilities or differently-abled, welfare-to-work candidates, long-term unemployed, previously incarcerated, veterans, multi-racial and multi-ethnic candidates.Getting Talent Back to Work Pledge (brought to you by SHRM)Implicit … Continue reading Addressing and Managing Controversial Workplace Issues

Leadership: Character, Values, and What Defines You

Today we aired Episode 40 of our Don't Call It Small...Business podcast. The topic is "Leadership: Character, Values, and What Defines You". We addressed leadership, our character, values, and what defines us. You will ask and answer the question of what defines you. We talk about leaders and leadership, but do we truly know what … Continue reading Leadership: Character, Values, and What Defines You