Manage & Lead

Making Your Team Work

By |2018-11-13T22:17:27+00:00November 13th, 2018|Business Strategy, Leadership, Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Struggling with a disconnected, disengaged team? Get back on track with time-tested advice and the latest research. Have you ever been part of a “team” that was anything but? Maybe it was a study group back in high school. The building committee at church. The board of your homeowner’s association. Or—and this is where it [...]

By |2018-11-13T22:17:27+00:00November 13th, 2018|Business Strategy, Leadership, Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Using Social Media Can Create Costly Self-Inflicted Crises

By |2018-10-22T16:58:53+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

How to stop “un-selling” yourself and your business through your online platforms. Un-selling is the opposite of selling. It’s not good. Stop un-selling, people. Stop it! It would be easy to stop right there. Instead, we are going to look at why a major television network canceled a hugely popular television series reboot that drew [...]

By |2018-10-22T16:58:53+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Your Business is Losing Money

By |2018-08-14T20:15:58+00:00August 14th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

How you’re doing business is costing you money–no matter how profitable your company appears to be. You may have a sales pipeline that's more of a sales water main. Perhaps your competitors are side-eyeing you at tradeshows, trying to ferret out the source of your brilliant marketing. Maybe your accounting books are a veritable sea [...]

By |2018-08-14T20:15:58+00:00August 14th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Think Before You Delete

By |2018-08-07T02:37:31+00:00June 25th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Social media offers an opportunity to deliver exceptional customer service and build brand advocates—but it opens your company to negative exposure, too. If you serve the public, at some point, someone will be upset about something you said, did or believe. Count on it. When your company engages in social media, you create more awareness [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:37:31+00:00June 25th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Where There’s Smoke…

By |2018-08-07T02:37:35+00:00June 11th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Do your employees deserve extra vacation time for giving up cigarettes? In a lot of ways, quitting smoking is its own reward. But one company has found a surprising new way to incentivize employees to put away their cigarettes. Piala, a Japanese marketing firm, gives nonsmokers six extra days of vacation since they’re not taking [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:37:35+00:00June 11th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Marketing to Multiple Generations

By |2018-08-07T02:37:36+00:00June 11th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Reach various generations—especially millennials—with your message. Mortgage professionals are typically savvy marketing people. They have to be. However, today there is somewhat of a disconnect in the way mortgage services are marketed across multiple generations. It is well-known that millennials are a buying force in real estate, but targeting this generation while ignoring others could [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:37:36+00:00June 11th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Simple Ways to Thwart Employee Turnover

By |2018-08-07T02:37:48+00:00May 15th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

How to retain your best employees—and even encourage them to recruit others like themselves. Have you ever totaled the dollars you spend to advertise job openings? Or, calculated the time human resources and other management personnel spend to interview candidates—and then multiply that by their hourly rates? Have you considered the time it takes a [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:37:48+00:00May 15th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

5 Simple Tips to Fix Flawed Marketing

By |2018-08-07T02:37:50+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Avoiding these common mistakes can make your marketing more effective. If you want clients who are not your mom or grandma, you must market for your business to grow. Marketing isn’t exactly rocket science, but it’s more than just pretty pictures and strategically placed fonts. Marketing is how you communicate your company’s or product’s value [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:37:50+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Workplace Bullying: Beyond Finger-Pointing to a Culture of Respect

By |2018-08-07T02:37:53+00:00April 5th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Watching someone pawn their failures off or blame others for their mistakes is contagious and detrimental, particularly in the workplace. It may seem inconsequential but in an organization where blame is the norm, people are likely to be less creative, perform poorly, and mirror damaging behaviors to protect their own self-image. When someone is always [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:37:53+00:00April 5th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Women Are Key to Empowering Other Women

By |2018-08-07T02:37:56+00:00March 28th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

Women can be a powerful force when they work to strengthen one another. What does it take for women to support each other to reach their full potential? More to the point—why is it important? Simply put, when women help other women, it benefits all women. Put aside the idea of competition—that helping someone [...]

By |2018-08-07T02:37:56+00:00March 28th, 2018|Manage & Lead, Private Lender|0 Comments

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