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The simple thing that makes employees work harder.

The answer? Give employees more meaningful work. This is according to economists Susanne eckermann, Xiaolan Yang, and Michael Kosfeld, whose study is published on economics commentary site VoxEU.  A survey of 413 students in Hangzhou, China found that study participants increased their productivity when they were told their work was crucial to an important research […]

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Do you really deserve to be recognized for your efforts at work?

Employee Appreciation Day happens to be right around the corner on March 7th – do you feel as though you’re deserving of receiving recognition on this particular day?  Some employers are eager to give credit where credit is deserved, especially on this day. So, how do you garner this kind of recognition? And not just on […]

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The Ultimate “Failure is Important” Story

You may have heard about software engineer Jan Acton in the news recently.  Facebook just purchased his start-up company WhatsApp – for 19 billion dollars.  With a 20% stake in the company, Acton will pocket around 3 billion dollars himself, making him, of course, a billionaire. But start-ups are purchased all the time, leaving their founders […]

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Are College Grads Truly Prepared for a “Real Job?”

Employers are searching for the optimal candidate to fill their positions and while they want to give recent college grads the opportunity to get their “feet wet,” there’s an enormous amount of hesitation.  Why is there so much in question when determining if a recent college grad would be the right choice for your organization?  […]

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Set more Achievable Resolutions when you Ring in the New Year

Around this time every year people are eager to share what their New Year’s resolutions entail whether they are personal or work related.  For many people, brainstorming and sharing these goals proves to be much easier than actually carrying out their resolution(s).  Eagerness and persistence aren’t negative traits to possess, but set some goals for […]

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TRC’s Journey to Lean

The term “Lean” can mean many things in business.  Over the years it was frequently used to describe a company or manager who watched their costs – think “Lean and Mean.”  Today, the term “Lean” is mostly associated with Lean Manufacturing, which spawned from Inventory Management and Just-in-Time (JIT) principles.  Lean has proven to be […]

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FRIDAY MOTIVATION!!

“Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.”— T.S. Eliot 

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Keep Your Friends Close And Your Enemies Closer

The drive to be at the top of the food chain is the type of success every business strives for.  Ignoring lurking competitors around you, who are clawing their way to the top in order to take what they think is rightfully theirs, happens on a daily basis – your reign, or potential reign, will […]

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