Good managers shown to play a crucial role in enhancing worker performance

Employers make extensive investments in their employees; investing in hiring and retaining workers that match the firm’s needs. Now new research summarized by Kathryn Shaw, Stanford University, USA suggests that the hiring and training of good bosses may carry even more weight when it comes to workers’ performance. The study …

3 Things Employees Need to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Many companies roll out a new business intelligence strategy with high hopes, only to experience underwhelming employee adoption rates and a low return on investment. This situation understandably leaves leaders scratching their heads wondering, “What happened?” To put it simply: Becoming a data-driven organization requires more than simply deploying new …

The main challenge of modern working life: finding the place just right to meet

Every physical setting sends distinct signals to meeting participants – signals that set the tone and provide a context for the conversation, even when they are subtle or not in anyone’s conscious awareness.  You understand instinctively that the place where a meeting occurs has an impact on the nature of …

Podcast – Using Email to Operate a Multi-Million Dollar Ecommerce Biz – Interview with Scott’s Cheap Flights founder

Subscribe to Home Business TV YouTube Channel (Click)  Stream Audio or Download MP3 File: Download Now   Listen to Episode At Blog Talk Radio Interview with Email Ecommerce Mogul Scott Keyes Since the late 1990’s, email has been the biggest direct marketing channel. Email has evolved, but the same principles …

Alexa Guard alerts you when it hears glass breaking or the smoke alarm

Amazon today introduced about a dozen different devices, including a new Echo Dot and Echo Show, as well as several new features such as Alexa Guard, which sends users notifications when their Echo smart speakers hear the sound of breaking glass or a smoke or carbon monoxide alarm. “Say ‘Alexa, …

Relating and Integrating Search Engines to your Internet Marketing Strategies

You have probably heard several “rags to riches” stories about individuals who have succeeded in their respective Internet marketing careers. From their “makeshift offices” located on the basements of their homes or their bedrooms and a personal computer unit that is almost “outdated”, they are now earning thousands of dollars …