Dreaming of a video, tweet, post or Instagram pic that will go viral? HubSpot wrote a great blog about some not so well known companies that went viral with their marketing. Check it out here. It might have your rethinking that dream Ad Campaign.
When your employee just doesn’t agree with you?
Sometimes the hardest part of a review is when you know the employee doesn’t or isn’t going to agree with your opinion of the goals or objectives. Not only does this make it hard to facilitate change, but it can also make it challenging to rein in your own feelings about it.
Our last blog with questions and tools to facilitate the feedback process reaches its next logical step. For many companies this is a long list comprised of sales goals, statistics, DPCs, PTA’s and other acronyms too numerous to mention. Continue reading
Our previous blog promised questions and tools to facilitate the feedback process in managing your employees. There is Employee feedback and Company feedback to the employee. Today we are going to concentrate on how you can achieve both in the employee review process.
Many of my workplace peers dread giving performance reviews and I’m that manager that looks forward to it every year. Yes, you read that correctly, I look forward to it so much that I do it every quarter (don’t freak out and burn the place down)! I am committed in the belief that a company that has a genuine interest in listening to their employees is a very successful company.
Fear for many is what pulls the reins back on the “DO IT” and moves it to “MAYBE”. It could be preventing you from buying a new house, moving to a different state, starting a new business or moving your business into a new direction. Continue reading
In this day and age we simply cannot avoid change. If you’ve been managing the same way you started managing oh so many years ago, then it might be time to rethink your style. Here is a quick look at where we came from and where we are now.
What would you do differently if you knew this about your customer?
1. The #1 reason cited for abandoning a brand is “rude, incompetent and rushed” service! (“15 minutes in paradise is better than 5 minutes in hell”).
2. Customers will remember you if you can remember their name. People are more attentive and interested when they hear their own name. Nothing makes you feel loved quite like a post purchase email from “DO-NOT-REPLY”. Continue reading
As part of our Annual Open House & Clearance Event, we’re giving away 2 Devoted Creations Promotional Packs. Follow the link in the pictures above to be taken to the event page. Then go to our page after letting us know if you’re going , maybe, going, interested, or not going. You know the drill. Then go to our FB page and like this post to be entered.
We’re also giving away a Tanning Bed!!! Hope to see you there.
Full details of the event can also be found by clicking the pic above.
A habit is really acting without thinking. Charles Duhig of The Power of Habit says a cue or trigger is what sets your brain on auto pilot, the routine you act out, and the reward you get from doing it, reinforces the habit.
Do you feel ‘held captive’ by any of your habits? How do you break them? Would being mindful or fully in the moment be one of the solutions? Don’t worry. We’re not leading you to Zen. LOL
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