Posts By: Emma Lamoreaux

Corporate Event Planning: Do’s and Don’ts

Corporate Event Planning: Do’s and Don’ts

If you’ve ever hosted a corporate event, than you’ve probably experienced one or more that haven’t gone so well. Attendees barely mingle, we feel the pressure of having to continuously come up with conversation to avoid complete embarrassment, and everyone leaves much earlier than we originally expected they would. It’s a complete fail and, typically,… Read more »

DIY Corporate Event Hacks: Spice Things Up in Your Office!

DIY Corporate Event Hacks: Spice Things Up in Your Office!

Do you ever feel like the reason behind your employees boredom at work is due to a little “too much consistency” at your office? Maybe you throw a few staff parties every year, and go out for dinner and drinks with a group of employees every now and again, but is that really enough? If… Read more »

Developing an Employee Retention Strategy that Sticks

Developing an Employee Retention Strategy that Sticks

In my junior year of college as an undergraduate, I took a marketing class with a young, female professor. The class focused on aspects of corporate culture, customer relationship management, and most importantly, employee retention. While the class itself was great, how I truly came to know and understand the concept of employee retention, was… Read more »

The Key to Awesome Employees

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What’s the key to awesome employees? Keeping them happy and inspired of course! Yet, the issue in doing this is that it isn’t as simple as it sounds. Leaders and bosses struggle to inspire their employees, and to keep them happy, for a number of different reasons. Most commonly, these reasons include getting hung up… Read more »

The Secret to Team Accomplishment

The Secret to Team Accomplishment

As a leader, it’s not only your job to consistently remind your team of the overall mission and goals they’re working towards, but also to encourage and motivate them along the way. Often, perfectly good leaders get hung up on the larger goal they’re trying to accomplish, and forget to motivate and encourage their team… Read more »

Dealing with Difficult Team Members

Dealing with Difficult Team Members

Let’s be honest, we’ve all dealt with difficult team members at one point or another. People who perhaps refuse to stick to their word and to do their part, show up late all the time, are always complaining and casting unwanted negativity on the rest of the team, or maybe just disrupting team efficiency altogether…. Read more »

Ways to Avoid Burnout

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As we begin our corporate adventures of the new year, it’s important to remember the importance of encouraging continued motivation and inspiration for our work. Importance for this idea lies in avoiding mid-year burn-out. I realize this may sound like a far-fetched idea considering many of you are most likely still holding on to the… Read more »

How to: Strengthen Teamwork in the Workplace

How to: Strengthen Teamwork in the Workplace

So maybe teamwork in your workplace isn’t so bad after all. Yet, you feel it could be a lot stronger. You wonder, is it the people you’ve hired? How you’ve divided these individuals up? Is there something wrong with you?! The answer is most likely, none of the above. 

Encouraging Team Loyalty

Encouraging Team Loyalty

At a very young age, most of us learn that everyone is different. Whether we were told by our parents or picked it up ourselves, we all learned this valuable lesson. Yet, surprisingly, many team leaders forget this when working with their members. In doing this, they end up treating individual members as mere employees grouped into… Read more »