To My Employees With Love

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On February 14, 2017
Today is Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. What better way to make your employees happy and productive than to declare your love for them? Not that kind of love–that’s creepy–but, rather, the platonic love that makes your employees feel cared for and appreciated–that’s your goal for this week. After all, without your employees, would […]
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How 30 Business Owners Set & Achieve Their Goals

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On January 10, 2017
We interact with hundreds of business owners and executive leaders each year and if you give us more than 10 minutes, the conversation will veer toward the goals for their business and ours. For most of us, we go to sleep and wake up thinking about our businesses. With the year coming to a close, […]
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Gratitude

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On November 22, 2016
Customers are the life blood of any business and owners sometimes forget to say “thank you” on a regular basis. You may have several customers that have been with you since you first opened your doors. When was the last time you reached out and sincerely thanked them for their support of your business? With Thanksgiving approaching this week, my thoughts turn to gratitude.
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Fixing the Broken Windows of Your Business

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On September 13, 2016
James Wilson and George Kelling, two brilliant social psychologists, published their “broken windows theory of urban decay” in 1982, in which they proved that small signs of disorder in a community such as a simple broken window in a housing project or retail storefront that goes unfixed could encourage more negative behavior. A broken window […]
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2016 Hiring To Win in Gainesville

  • Posted by Marjory Wooten
  • On July 20, 2016
Have you ever promoted someone or hired someone that did not live up to your expectations?   Did you know there are assessments that can be used to “job match” your applicants? Are you knowledgeable about the hiring process?   Learn to gain a competitive advantage by developing great talent for your business. Join us […]
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Are you a Grasshopper or an Ant?

  • Posted by Stacy Johnson
  • On July 12, 2016
A favorite of mine is the story of The Grasshopper and The Ant. If you do not recall, the premise of the fable is that the Grasshopper is enjoying the summer day, hopping, chirping and singing away when the Ant passes by, working away, storing food. The Grasshopper asks the Ant why it is working so hard when everything is so easy, foods plentiful, and states that the Ant should be enjoying the sunshine. The Ant replies that he is planning for the winter, by continuing to work when everything was going well. Of course, winter comes and the Ant is well prepared while the Grasshopper is out in the cold, starving. The moral of the story is:
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