PAPER VS. ELECTRONIC: WHERE DO YOU STAND

by Tanisha Dunkley, Contributing Writer Can you imagine your life with absolutely no paper-based documents? For many of us, this scenario sounds like something straight out of a science-fiction movie. However, for Andrew Neary, the decision to eliminate all paper-based business and personal documents and go completely “paperless” has been the key to an effective document management system. A professional

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How to Communicate With Any Personality Type

by Kathy Irish, Director of Operations EJ4 Everyone exists somewhere on the continuum from introvert to extrovert. That’s a good thing because both the quiet, introspective introvert and the outgoing, assertive extrovert have their place to communicate in the work environment. Still, leading a team composed of different personality types can be a challenge. One of the biggest issues in

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Is there a Mentor at your Work?

When found, mentors challenge your thinking and ideas; they help you avoid mistakes and, if desired, can provide career guid- ance that will allow you to better define and achieve your goals.It’s not an easy quest, but here are some steps to take to find and keep that great workplace mentor relationship. Be mentor-worthy. Many times a mentor will find

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Using Market Analyses to Drive Business growth

By Arlene Allen, Contributing writer Successful businesses have extensive knowledge of their customers and competitors and a deep understanding of the market they are operating in. Whether you’re launching a new product or service or are looking to boosts your performance with existing products or services, a market analysis is the first step in equipping yourself with the right information

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HOW to CREATE HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAMS AND FRIENDS

By Darnell Dobson Contributing writer Creating synergy within your organization is vital to its sustainability, growth, and success. After all, a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. In order to maximize the full potential of employees, team building is an essential tool to build strong relationships in the workplace. Mary Barry, Program Director at Summit Team Building,

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