Category: Business Motivation

Business Motivation

7 Ways to Ignite Employee Engagement and Boost Your Bottom Line

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Covid-19 has changed the way we live and , bringing unprecedented levels of panic and confusion to our communities and professional lives. When psychological fatigue rises to the forefront of work environments, tokens of appreciation can play a critical role in jump-starting . Positive reinforcement can create a feeling of oneness within an organization.

Prioritizing appreciation in is the only way to ensure reward and recognition do not become a Covid casualty. Recent research with over 200,000 employees worldwide highlighted that

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Art experts ‘floored’ by Hunter Biden’s paintings

Hunter Biden, son of then-Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, addresses the virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention, on August 20, 2020. Hunter is pursuing a full-time career as an artist. (DNCC via Getty Images)

Art experts say they are impressed by the work President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, has been producing.

Hunter Biden, 51, has said he is pursuing a full-time career as an artist after struggling with substance abuse and creating political headaches for his father. Hunter Biden has plans underway for private showings of his artwork.

Potential buyers will be able to purchase some of his

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Marketing study by UGA professor looks at the consumer psychology of spending on funerals | News

It’s a subject that makes us uneasy — not to be discussed in polite company — but that discomfort doesn’t change the fact that funerals are big business in the United States.

The average funeral costs $7,200. Despite the size of the expenditure, very little research has delved into why people spend what they do.

University of Georgia marketing professor Sarah Whitley decided to look at the consumer psychology of funeral expenditures empirically to understand what motivates the spending decisions associated with funeral planning.

Whitley’s research found that the spending on funerals was driven by a need to care for

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Dunn School’s Chad Stacy Receives Business Group’s Unsung Hero Award | School Zone

Posted on June 14, 2021
| 5:32 p.m.

Chad Stacy

Chad Stacy, Dunn School CFO, has been awarded the 2020 Will Hancock Unsung Hero Award from the National Business Officers Association (NBOA). He was one of 10 business officers nationwide to receive the honor.

Stacy was nominated for the award by several members of the Dunn School administration to recognize his efforts in helping the 64-year-old private independent school successfully navigate the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The NBOA gives the Unsung Hero Award to independent school business officers who have made extraordinary contributions to their schools. The prize is

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Indiana entrepreneurs get chance to hear from pitch expert at expo

Precious Williams will speak at the Best Pitch Exhibit Event in Greenwood next week.

INDIANAPOLIS — Small business owners in Indiana will get a big opportunity to learn more about how to pitch their goods and services. 

Kelly Sparks owns the Indiana Small Business Expo. She believes coming out of the pandemic, business connections are needed more now than ever, especially since she’s recruited one of the most sought-after speakers in the country.

The expo is for businesses and entrepreneurs in all sizes of companies and markets.

“We’ve got businesses from Broad Ripple, businesses from Carmel, Lafayette,” said Sparks. 


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Hard work, hope gave these young area entrepreneurs the sweet taste of success | Business Local

Neil Wood and Faith Kelley, who both grew up in the Charlottesville area, are the entrepreneurs behind Civil Water, pure spring water bottled with fully recyclable materials.

They wanted it, they went for it and they got it.

Faith Kelley and Neil Wood are the two young entrepreneurs behind the new spring water company Civil Water. The aluminum-bottled and environmentally friendly beverage is popping up on shelves around the area, including at Kindness Cafe, Rebecca’s Natural Foods, Market Street Market and Crozet Market, as well as Farm Fresh in Richmond.

The company is based in

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