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Small Biz: Are You Positively Impacting Your Community?

My local paper recently published an article titled “Make 2018 the Year of the Nonprofit.”  The piece described how organizations can participate in their communities by volunteering and gave suggestions of some local volunteer opportunities. The article also discu.....
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Cued Forward’s 2017 Best and What To Take Into 2018

Looking back to move forward, here are Cued Forward’s top five Blogs of 2017.  Two are focused on employee development.  Two are about how to overcome communication challenges in organizations.  And our number one blog from last year – it’s about being thankful.....
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Gems of Learning

I have been blessed this year with opportunities to hear some fantastic speakers and have insightful conversations.  I know these experiences were great because I can remember the presentation and I took lots of notes.  To this I say- “Big deal!”  While all of th.....
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Importance of Updated Resumes for Employees and Yes, Employers

Keeping your resume updated is important for telling your career story.  As cited in our recent blog, almost three-quarters of employees are looking for new jobs.  Here are six reasons you should embrace updating your resume.  Plus, reasons why employers should not p.....
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Thankful for Work

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”  –Melodie Beattie, self-help book author I know the words “thankful” and “work” typically do not go together.  Yet, we spend so much time at work, complet.....
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Positive Communication Rebel Part Two: The Lifters

In my previous blog, I discussed encounters I had with people who took negative situations and used positive communications to see tremendous results in their organizations.  Let’s now focus attention on positive communication rebels who are what I call “The Lifter.....
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Positive Communication Rebels

Negativity surrounds us every day.  From the media to co-worker gossip, we are faced with a non-stop ambush of negative information and feedback.  Even the word “rebel” in the title has a negative connotation. But does it have to?  For five minutes, I would like .....
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Overcoming 3 Benefits Communication Obstacles

Benefits are important to employees, but in their time-short, sleep-deprived, cash-strapped world, benefits are not necessarily high on the “completely understood” list. I want to share three obstacles I have experienced regarding the importance of understanding emp.....
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5 Types of Employee Benefit Communication Errors

This blog is the first in a two-part series on benefit communication errors and bad benefit coverage assumptions. With benefits open enrollment right around the corner for many organizations, now is a great time to evaluate the success of employee benefits communication.....
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