Beau Peters is a creative professional with a lifetime of experience in service and care. As a manager, he's learned a slew of tricks of the trade that he enjoys sharing with others.
How to Get Proper Nutrition While Grieving AfterTalk Weekly 3.16.22
Everyone handles grief differently. It’s a process, and there’s no perfect timeline for getting through it. While most people understand the stages of grief, that doesn’t mean everyone’s pace or symptoms are the same.
When you’re mourning the loss of someone or something, it’s hard to focus on anything else – including your well-being. Unfortunately, grief causes a lot of stress on the body. If self-care takes a back seat, it can make the grieving process even worse and harder to get through....
How to Support Local Farmers During Your Travels
No matter where you go in this big, wide world, you can help hometown merchants, farmers, and yourself by eating and shopping locally. By going to the county farmer’s markets or eating at a neighborhood eatery instead of the major chain restaurant, you can help the economy, support small businesses, and make the world an overall better place.
GUEST POST: Ways to Help Your Employees Avoid Burnout
Workplace burnout is becoming alarmingly common in the U.S., and it shouldn’t be a surprise. Americans are working longer hours than ever. Many work weekends. Thanks to technology, it can feel like no one is ever “off the clock” if they have to answer an email or respond to a message after hours.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, workplace stress was slightly reduced as more people began working from home. But, now that things are returning to normal and with the holiday season coming up, the...
How to Minimize Risk and Protect Your Money During Times of Crisis
What you do with your money now will help you be financially prepared for future emergencies.
The government has stepped in with a stimulus package to help businesses weather the storm, but the pandemic has illustrated the importance of financial preparation for households and businesses of all sizes. Consider the following ideas on how you can prepare to minimize your financial risk....
Marketing Tips for a Product Launch
Whether you are launching a new product or product line, it’s an exciting time for your business. That excitement could quickly wane if the product or product line isn’t reaching the right people, which means sales might not reach the level you had hoped. To prevent this from happening, you should implement the marketing tips outlined in today’s post.
Benefits of Ethical Hacking
Cybersecurity is far from being just one thing. To do security well, you need an ecosystem of integrated technologies, procedures, and practices. As technologies like 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) become more prominent, cybersecurity will also become more complex. The biggest problems facing those who hold data today aren’t necessarily the issues they can see, but rather it’s what’s outside their scope that can be their biggest vulnerabilities.
Whether you are a public, private, or gove...
Hiring the Right Employees to Work in an Agile Environment
The modern workplace is in a continual state of flux. Modern methodologies and technology are constantly improving workflow and communication, streamlining operations within traditional workspaces and enabling more extreme options such as remote work and outsourcing.
While the complexity of a modern agile work environment offers a variety of options for employers and managers to work with, it can make recruiting a challenge. What traits and skills are required for an employee to survive and t...
How “Social” Is Social Media?
According to current estimates, more than 3 billion people worldwide are routine users of social media. And if you’re one of those billions, then you know good and well that social media is used for far more than posting cat videos or wishing happy birthday to your long-lost college roommate.
Now more than ever, social media is proving to be a powerful tool for both political activism and, almost inevitably, political debate. But is this seemingly never-ending political discourse always a goo...
Causation Versus Correlation in Strategic Marketing Decision Making
The relationship between successful promotion and consumer trends is curiously complex.
As data-driven decision-making becomes more widely used as a marketing tool, it’s essential for marketers to properly interpret those data sets.
Yet the data interpretation process can be widely subjective, and it’s alarmingly easy to make incorrect connections between trends, consumer needs, and product demand.
The correlation versus causation debate is at the heart of the matter. Most of us are familiar ...
Work From Home Starter Guide for Freelancers
When a student hears that their friend is “homeschooled” it often conjures images of sleeping in, bumming around in pajamas, and skipping out on assignments — even if nothing could be further from the truth.
Much like homeschooling, working from home is often wreathed in an aura of idyllic laziness and comfort, even if the reality actually requires a high degree of professionalism, organization, and self-motivation.
Whether you’re looking for a side hustle due to the coronavirus or you’re sim...