How you can help your small business employees be more productive


Does worrying about hiring new employees keep you up at night? As the economy adds more jobs, small business owners are challenged to find top talent, and it’s one of their major concerns, according to Wasp Barcode in its 2015 State of Small Business Report. In response many small businesses are offering flexible, mobile and …Continue reading »

Plantronics Gaming: Stay in the Game

An Intro to Plantronics Gaming: What’s sound to gamers? Sound engages, informs, and immerses—it pulls gamers deeper and deeper into gameplay. Sound drives adrenaline and emotion. It makes the game feel real. What gamers hear can make or break that experience. That means game audio and the gamer’s headset have a big responsibility. A headset …Continue reading »

Keep collaboration alive and well at your small business


There are a number of ways that Steve Jobs taught us to ‘think different.” Not only did his innovative spirit transform the computer industry to provide a host of groundbreaking technology products for work and play, he also left behind a number of valuable leadership lessons for business. In “The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve …Continue reading »

Good Communication is the heart of small business success

“What we have here is failure to communicate” from the 1967 classic Cool Hand Luke is one of the most memorable film quotes of all times. In fact, the American Film Institute ranks it #11 on its top 100 movie quotes. As a business person you know that failure to communicate is not an option. …Continue reading »

Is your small business team sounding the alarm about noise?


While you may not read a lot about noise pollution as an environmental concern; there’s little question that the world has become a lot noisier. As if loud neighbors, construction sites and barking dogs weren’t annoying enough, we now have a growing list of technology culprits adding to the din.  Car alarms and boom cars …Continue reading »

Make training a priority at your small business

Training your employees shouldn’t stop after the first few months of teaching them the ropes of your small business and their specific job responsibilities. Training should be ongoing to fulfill the changing requirements of your company as well the needs of employees to keep learning. In “Why It’s Crucial to Train Your Employees,” Ben Horowitz, …Continue reading »