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4 Ways to Optimize Your Org Chart in 30 Minutes

Are you looking for ways to breathe some life into your org chart? You aren’t alone. Many companies have a lackluster, ineffective org chart that isn’t being used for much of anything. Static old-school org charts are often outdated (based on technology and employee information) and difficult to access. By making a few critical changes, you can enhance your company…

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Types of Business Organizational Structures

Large or small, every organization should operate with a defined organizational structure. A well thought out and strategic business configuration clarifies reporting relationships and supports good communication – resulting in efficient and effective work process flow. The board and senior leadership should be the group who determines the type of organizational structure that would best support the internal operations, how…

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Types of Business Organizational Structures

Create Organizational Alignment AND Keep Your Sanity

Think of today’s most successful organizations. While they likely have multiple commonalities, one thing stands out: All of today’s most successful organizations are exceptionally well-aligned. What does it mean to be aligned as an organization? To create alignment, everything at your organization—your strategy, team, product, capabilities, processes, and so on—should be aligned in support of the organization’s core purpose and…

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Redefining the Corporate Ladder – Moving Across vs Moving Up

The Old Rickety Ladder When we began our careers, we likely envisioned a ladder. We knew it was a right of passage to begin on the bottom rung but there was always the intention of working our way up. With each climb, there would be an increase in salary and benefits, of course. All we had to do was kick…

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Redefining the Corporate Ladder

Why Is Real-Time Such A Big Deal?

  Real-time. It’s a concept that has become increasingly more prevalent in this always-on, always mobile society. We want our news in real time, our sports, our entertainment, our personal data. Mobile devices and all of their apps have fueled the fire for instant information and the ability to do virtually everything in real-time. We outfit our homes with cameras…

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Why Is Real-Time Such A Big Deal?

What do 2017’s Hottest Jobs Offer Job Seekers?

The Annual Lists I love this time of year. It’s full of lists looking back at the prior year and looking forward with predictions of what’s to come. CNNMoney just released their take on what they expect to be the best 100 jobs in America in 2017. Of the 100, 36 of them are technology related and Mobile Application Developer…

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What do job seekers want?

20 Things We Learned in 2016 about Org Charts

The end of December is always a great opportunity to look back on the year to remember what happened, what we learned and take away a few things we’ll remember in the years ahead. The news organizations love putting together snippets of the year’s best, worst, strangest, saddest and every other “-est” story imaginable. We thought we’d jump on the…

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20 Things We Learned in 2016 about Org Charts

Relationships, Not Money, Prove More Valuable to People

In a 2016 report by The London School of Economics and Political Science, a fascinating fact emerged from their Origins of Happiness study: relationships and good health are the key to happiness, not income. If you’re a CEO, this should matter. Throwing money at your employees to keep them from going elsewhere and hiring new ones with the promises of…

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Relationships, Not Money, Prove More Valuable to People

Your Organization Needs to Be A Team of Teams

Oh, to Be Young Again Company structures are changing, at least for many. And for good reason. Companies simply no longer operate as they once did. Part of the excitement and energy around a startup is that everyone is on board with collaborating together, wearing multiple hats, and having a “can-do” mentality. Only time and growth are the villains, robbing…

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Your Organization Needs to Be A Team of Teams