Make Your Company the First Call

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Crash. Boom. Thud. Hear that sound? It’s a problem happening— a process breaking, a missed deadline, an unexpected absence in your client’s office. They need help, now! But, who will they call? You…or the last vendor to knock on their door? A very wise marketer, James Cecil, teaches a great lesson about making your company… Read more »

7 Interview Questions to Assess Work Styles

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How do you create a happy, productive work environment where everyone works effectively together? Start by understanding your employees’ work styles. When you interview or conduct performance reviews, use these questions to identify individuals’ preferred methods of work.   What motivates you? Motivation is the foundation of all work. Knowing how to motivate each of… Read more »

A Great Honor for Torch Technologies, Inc.

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Our long-standing client, Torch Technologies, is one of the few named as Best Small Companies in America for 2016 by Forbes. In addition to being 1 of 25 companies chosen, they are also the only Alabama based company to make the list. Torch is located very close to our headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama. What sets… Read more »

Get Motivated

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I don’t know about you, but quite frankly I’m sick of hearing about the tough economy. So today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing it! You may not be built like a bodybuilder or be mistaken for a supermodel. But… Read more »

How to Give Employees Constructive Feedback

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As managers, we intuitively know that giving and getting honest feedback is essential to grow and develop, and to build successful organizations. So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our employees? Maybe it’s because there are so many ways to mess it up. Here are some common feedback mistakes:… Read more »

Build Trust

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Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »