The Truth of On-boarding a New Employee

By Aline Ayoub 6 months. This is how long it takes for a new employee to decide to stay or go, says a study by Deloitte. Think about the time you have spent writing the job description, posting the job, sourcing candidates, interviewing and hiring. Therefore, you certainly want a return on your investment for having spent so much time ... Read More »

The Problem With “Constructive” Feedback

The traditional annual performance evaluation system has recently come under attack, particularly because of its ineffectiveness in helping develop great performance. A once-a-year snapshot forced down the throats of managers that doesn’t develop excellence? Shocking! :o) The research suggests that more frequent feedback provides better results. But what separates the inspired manager from the mediocre is the content of that feedback. ... Read More »

Glynis Devine Teaches People To Do What They Do BETTER

Glynis bases her teaching around Core Motive, what values we align with.  For her, Mastermind sessions allow to take in all the expertise in the room and co-create solutions together.  It is a chance to connect with like-minded people, resolve, like-minded issues and build strength. For more information on this program, feel free to visit www.300elitemastermind.com Read More »

Sara Gilbert helps entrepreneurs reach a whole new level of success

Sara explains how mastermind sessions allow entrepreneurs to step back from the busyness of the business and look into the strategy and deep issues of the business. Many of the resellers she met asked questions and came up with the answers themselves. For more information on this program, feel free to visit www.300elitemastermind.com Read More »

So… What happened at ChannelNEXT19 East back on April 8-9?

Things did not look good on the day before the show! The ominous weather announcements called for ice rain mixed with about 20 CM of snow and high winds. Well, it was much worse. About 300,000 people lost electricity in the region including a few intermittent black-outs at the Esterel Resort (where we held our event). Fully expecting a high ... Read More »

What helps you decide which channel events to attend?

Is it the… Theme? Topics? Speakers? Exhibitors? Content? Location? Organizer? Reputation? Venue? Duration? Peer-to-Peer networking? Parties? News media coverage? Habit? Influencers? Past Experience? Cost? Want to know what your peers consider when deciding? Please take this 30-second survey and we will send you the results for free! You can also share your comments… Last time I counted, there were about ... Read More »

Is the tail wagging the dog?

By Channeliser You need to “Socialise” with ALL your partners, not just the managed minority. For vendors and distributors who wants to shake the “long-tail” of inactive partners into action, you need the technology tools to engage and socialise. And I don’t mean send tiresome tweets and potted posts and neutral newsletters in the hope that something sticks, but targeted, ... Read More »

The Perfect Guide When Your Employees Are Calling Sick

By Aline Ayoub Whenever an employee working for you is away from work due to illness, it’s often causing some degree of frustration.  Because unexpected absences, can be detrimental to the productivity and efficiency of your operations. Furthermore, there are direct costs associated with paid sick leave or other benefits. And there is also the cost of other employees working ... Read More »

Are Emojis Okay for Business Email?

By Tara Landes Have you ever experienced the scenario where a team member is lamenting their colleague’s lack of responsiveness? The email chain has gone back and forth ten times with clarifying questions and still there is no resolution. In your mind, the situation is ridiculous. The people writing the emails are sitting three cubicles away from each other. This ... Read More »