Author: Trish Bingham

Small businesses tend to operate on tighter budgets than their larger competitors. Even so, being of a small size does have its perks. It is much easier for small businesses to adopt technology and innovate as they have fewer and smaller systems to upgrade. Because...

When you have a new hire, keeping the lines of communication open is essential. For this reason, we use five touch points, which we call the Five Firsts. These enable you to answer your new hire’s questions and establish a professional, organized work environment. By...

Firing an employee is one of the most difficult tasks a manager has to undertake. It is essential to handle to situation correctly and have just cause for termination, both to maintain productivity in your team and to avoid legal problems. Elements of Just Cause for...

Often, the most difficult part of having tough conversations with employees is finding the confidence to begin. No matter how long you have been a manager, it is always a struggle to broach an uncomfortable subject. However, it is always better to talk as soon...

Your company is made up of the people who work there. Making the right hiring decisions is critical for building the company you want. However, it is equally important to remove those from your business who are a bad fit before they create a toxic...