Best Practices of Virtual Team Communication

This is what creates problems with virtual team communication: Body language gives meaning to 55% of your message. Tone conveys the second 38%. A mere 7% are behind words.  How can you compensate for the lost 93% when you have only virtual communication tools?  In this blog post, we will explain the ways to mimic

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What is Asynchronous Communication and How to Use It to Focus

You hear many people say they are out of sync with another person.  But what does out-of-sync or async truly mean?  Out-of-sync often has a negative connotation. It signifies some sort of misalignment. Asynchronous can represent so many things, usually depicting events that are not taking place at the same time – there is a

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How to Get Repeat Business from Customers (18 Strategies)

Getting repeat business from customers is much more challenging than winning your first customer. If you want to know how to get the same people to come back and buy all over from you, this blog post is for you.  Watch the video below to learn how to get repeat business from customers at premium

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Examples of Quality Standards in Project Management

How high are your quality standards in project management?  Do you set them yourself? Do you depend on external standards?  If you want your business to stand out, you have to maintain a certain level of quality of products and services.  While it is often easy to follow external quality requirements, such as those established

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How to Find Clients Online Fast

We hear this question daily: How to find clients online? And how to find them fast? In today’s world of well-informed and meticulous clients, you may find it hard to detect those you can please.  Many businesses make this mistake: they think clients always have a clear idea of what to buy and, if it’s

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How to Deal with Difficult People at Work

“When dealing with difficult people, remember not to become one yourself.” So, how to deal with difficult people at work constructively? The first step is to ask yourself what makes a person difficult. A difficult person is someone who lacks empathy and concern for others. People in the dark triad bunch are notoriously known to

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Business Stress Management: Definition, Benefits, and Strategies

Why is business stress management important? We have all noticed an underperforming employee.  They stick out of the crowd because stress is written all over their face.  Or their projects.  If 94% of all Americans report feeling stressed in 2019, does it mean they all underperform? Probably, and we are evaluating the quality of work

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Develop a Workflow Process for Anything (+Workflow Process Template)

When you struggle with a business process, it is because you use the same workflow process template over and over again. The biggest mistake in managing workflows is focusing on the outcome so passionately that you forget to fine-tune the step-by-step methodology. Here is a method that helps you come back to basics when you

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How to Build Your Ability to Delegate as a Leader

The ability to delegate as a leader is a core leadership skill. Usually, managers delegate tasks to employees, but delegation can occur among team members, too. What is the Ability to Delegate as a Leader? The ability to delegate in leadership is a skill that entrusts leaders with confidence and trust that the delegated task

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Strategies for Stress Management in the Workplace (+Risk Assessment Template)

Every workplace is vocal about the harmful effects of stress and swears to the already applied techniques and strategies for stress management in the workplace. But stress persists. Why is that? First, we need to accept that stress is a normal part of life and cannot be completely annihilated. Second, we need to understand the

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Importance of Confidence in Sales

Unless you have confidence in your sales skills, it can be difficult to sell your product.  How many times have you bought from an unconvincing seller? Not so often.  So how can you build confidence in sales and win clients? The key to selling with confidence goes way above knowing your product’s features and benefits.

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22 Tips on How to Stop Procrastinating and Do the Work

We all know that procrastination delays the achievement of our goals but we do it anyway.   Even if we call people procrastinators, procrastination is not exactly a character trait. Procrastination is a way to deal with emotions such as stress, anxiety, fear of failure, insecurity, and lack of self-confidence. Self-awareness about the so-called “benefits” of

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