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Prioritizing Key to Work-Life Balance

Jessica Harmison Olson with Club Management Services says you need to prioritize. Focus your efforts on doing things at which you excel. Olson says she thinks women try to to do it all — having a …

Ultimately, I was trying to do everything myself — owner, chef, grocery shopper, all of the titles that generally small business owners have — I was trying to do it all,” says Katie Baker, …

“Get out of the mindset that time controls you. You can take control of your time," Marlene Chism, author, consultant and expert on stopping workplace drama. Chism has a couple tips to help you …

“I love the idea of bringing a group of people together and bringing out their strengths to realize something that maybe we couldn’t have done alone,” says Kelly Lee, Business Program Manager …

“When we talk about open book management, all we’re doing is teaching people about money and specifically in business,” says Steve Baker, Vice President at The Great Game of Business. Baker …

Are you looking for ways to help yourself prioritize and improve efficiency? Juan Garcia, Director - Associate Development at Amazon, says the book “Seven Pillars of Wisdom” by T.E. Lawrence will …

Your language is either a barrier or a bridge, the skill is in knowing the difference. “As a leader, communication skills and language is one of your biggest tools,” says Marlene Chism, author, …

When your leadership is questioned or not appreciated, “sometimes as leaders, we want to turn that about us, where we just need to listen,“ says Shane Cowger, Sales Manager at Arvest Bank. Cowger …

According to Stan Dobbins, Branson City Administrator, ten percent of your employees are excellent performers and require very little management. Eighty percent are good workers, but require a lot of …

“Whatever that gratitude that is in your head deserves to be in the world. It deserves to have a voice,” says Andrew Horn, Founder and CEO of tribute.co. Horn says it doesn’t matter if it’s friends, family or co-workers, tell them you appreciate them. Gratitude changes everything. Give gratitude a voice.

Be a learner, not a knower. Brad Thomas, President of Silver Dollar City Attractions says, “the knower will fall alseep at the wheel and miss some incredible something that’s impacting the world …

Would you choose to hire an inexperienced job candidate over an experienced one? “We decided very early on that in the bar and restaurant business — sometimes experienced hirees are gonna bring …

“We think it’s a good thing if every employee has a number of choices. Maybe they’ll want to stay and make a career at Amazon and we welcome that,” says Juan Garcia, Director - Associate …

Are you guilty of micromanaging your employees? “If we’re going to require them to be that educated when they come to work for us, should we not let them do their job? They should know so much …

Are you avoiding difficult conversations with coworkers? Marlene Chism, author, consultant and expert on stopping workplace drama, says there are many reasons we try to evade these interactions. …

“We’re doing really complicated math, forecasting way in the spring, what we’re gonna need in inventory by what date,” says Shawn Askinosie, the Founder and CEO of Askinosie Chocolate. The …

“Working for an advertising agency, everything that we do is dictated by client deadlines,” says Vanessa Brandt, Vice President/Managing Director - Account Service at Marlin. “Oftentimes, their …

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