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Kristi Birkeland

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by Kristi Birkeland on Jul 17, 2018 3:00:00 AM

How to Reduce Workplace Conflict

Conflict happens. It’s a fact of life. But when it’s happening within your organization, the negative effects can run far, wide, and fast.

If you...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Jul 10, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Millennial Workers Are All Grown Up. And They Are Leaving You.

When you think of millennials, who comes to mind? Those lazy, entitled kids fresh out of high school or college?


Millennials aren’t kids...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Jul 6, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Is Your Employee Benefits Broker a Perfect Match?

What’s your relationship like with your employee benefits broker? Are you madly in love with the service you’re getting or merely sticking it out...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Jun 29, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Are You Letting Your Competition Run Your Business?

Many companies feel pressured to adjust their business models, products, services, or pricing structures based on what everyone else in their...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Jun 26, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Can Charitable Giving Make Your Employees healthier?

You know charitable giving is good for the community, and for the various individuals being helped by non-profit organizations providing shelters,...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Jun 19, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Why You’re Late and What it Says About You

In business, there’s no such thing as fashionably late.

Yes, things may happen from time to time that keep you from being prompt. Things like...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Jun 12, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Your Marketing Message Isn’t Really About You

When it comes to making purchase decisions, today’s consumer has a multitude of businesses to choose from. And they are constantly being bombarded...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Jun 5, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Employee Turnover: The Good, The Bad, and the Unknown

Businesses spend a lot of time lamenting the effects of employee turnover. But not ALL turnover is bad. Some of it is natural. And some can...

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by Kristi Birkeland on Jun 1, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Taking a Closer Look at Employee Turnover

Separation. Termination. Departure. No matter what you like to call it, the fact remains the same: People on your team will come and go.


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by Kristi Birkeland on May 25, 2018 3:00:00 AM

Increase Your Talent by Decreasing Your Bias

Bias. It’s everywhere. Like it or not, there’s a good chance we’ve all experienced it or unknowingly let it guide our decision making. Especially...

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