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The Ethics of What’s In It For Me

Human beings are seriously complicated. We do things that make us feel better, look better, be better. We help others, we volunteer serving food to the poor and homeless, we donate to charities, and we drop a few bucks into the Salvation Army kettles at Christmastime.

One might think, “well, I’m just selfish if everything I do, every decision I make, and every action I take is to benefit me.” DON’T FALL INTO THIS TRAP. Continue reading

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Leaders: Here Are The Top 4 Digital Trends for 2016

Research continues to show drastic increases in the number of people who prefer to do business in the digital realm. In order to be effective, leaders must embrace this new landscape and leverage both its reach and potential to remain viable. Continue reading

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Number ONE Most-Read Blog Post of 2015: 10 Ways To Motivate Your Employees

We’ve arrived at YFP’s MOST-READ blog post of 2015!!

It’s fitting since it provides suggestions on how to motivate, energize, and inspire employees! Continue reading

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Most Read Posts Of 2015: #2 “After The Planning Session: 3 Things To Do Next”

Coming in at #2 of our most read posts: After the Planning: 3 Things To Do Next It is vital that organizations go through a process of introspection, self-critiquing, and quality assessment. For many companies, this kind of analysis is … Continue reading

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Top 5 Offensive Things from 2015

First, this is not a political post! OK, now that’s out of the way.

It seems we live in a world where everyone is offended by something. Unfortunately, some people are offended by many things, way too many things. I get offended too, although most of what offends me is restricted to the world of business. So, here are the Top 5 business/professional “things” that offended in 2015… Continue reading

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6 Ways to Hold Employees Accountable

When leaders “let things slide” for certain people (for whatever reason) it begins to negatively affect morale, productivity, and profitability. If this is not addressed promptly, the outcome could be disastrous. Continue reading

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Stop Asking These 3 Questions In Job Interviews!

Many times, potential A-list employees (you know, the ones you need) will often walk out of an interview not wondering whether or not they did well; rather, they’ll be thinking of a respectful way to decline your offer if and when it comes. Continue reading

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