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Workplace: Sponsorships

Sponsorships support community endeavors, educational opportunities, and people striving to improve their lives. The Idaho Shakespeare Festival has had the same bank-partner sponsorship of its performances for 23 years. Fun runs for causes receive sponsorships from...

Workplace: Bids

Bids are a requirement in private, public, government and non-profit workplaces. Open bids. Invitation bids. Requests for proposals. Requests for quotes. And there are other names by which a bid process goes. Some bids are as simple as an email response with a...

Workplace: Voice Response

Voice response discussions include a range of topics in the workplace. Voicemail is a form of voice response. Employee questions can be asked and answered via voicemail. I even find myself thinking of an action item when away from work and then leaving myself a...

Workplace: Freedom to Assemble

“Congress shall make no law respecting…the right of the people peaceably to assemble…” – U.S. Constitution, First Amendment This being the week of celebrations for American Independence in the United States, discussion of the “freedom to assemble” seems fitting. In...

Workplace: Use it or Lose it

“Use it or Lose it” can be applied to a variety of life situations. From muscle use to vacation days, use it or lose it applies. Some companies allow vacation day accrual, some don’t. Some organizations allow employees to donate their vacation days to others who may...

Workplace: Facility Improvements

Facility improvements come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you are starting from scratch with new construction, remodeling, or simply painting and re-carpeting, facility improvements can make or break the productivity, creativity, morale, and profitability of your...

Workplace: Slow Down

Safety first, slow down. Accuracy matters, slow down. Quality counts, slow down. Every industry has needs and situations that require us to slow down and do the work well and correctly the first time. In a technology-driven world it is easy to feel that urgency is all...