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Infographic: Three Kinds of Work Stress

05/01/2015 10:00:37 AM

51% of Americans say they become less productive when they feel stressed. Is your workforce showing signs of burnout? > read more

Question of the Month: How Does Your Company Promote Corporate Citizenship?

04/30/2015 10:00:32 AM

In today’s marketplace, companies understand the need to not just be profitable, but to also be good stewards in their communities. It’s just as important for employees as it is for your customers. In fact, according to the 2014 Nielsen Global Co > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Are You Working on Your Legacy?

04/29/2015 10:00:13 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses some of the big things you need to think about as you build your legacy. According to Walter: “Legacy is a fantastic word. When I think about the word legacy, it’s rich. It’s robust an > read more

Infographic: Work-Life Balance Realities, Threats, and Motivators

04/24/2015 10:00:53 AM

Is your work-life balance out of whack? Studies show you’re not alone. Check out this infographic from Wrike, an online project management software company, for some insight into our work habits and how they affect  our productivity and work-life > read more

New Survey: Does Minimum Wage Hike Help or Hurt?

04/23/2015 10:00:38 AM

Over 1/3 of Businesses Would Reduce Hiring If Wage Raised To $10.10. More Favorable View of Wage Hike Than in 2014 Express Employment Professionals recently released a new study on raising the minimum wage and its effect on businesses, employees and > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Don’t Wait to Invest

04/22/2015 10:00:08 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses the importance of investing and why it’s imperative to start early. According to Walter: “The only way we can all be peak performers is that we have to invest and we have to become produ > read more

The Scientific Power of Meditation

04/20/2015 09:54:55 AM

April is stress awareness month, and for many people the answer to their over-stressed lives lies in meditation. Check out this informative and entertaining video from ASAPscience for some insight into how meditation works and how it can positively a > read more

The Results Are In: How Does Your Company Promote Employee Health and Wellness

04/16/2015 10:00:11 AM

In March, we asked our readers how their companies promote Employee Health and Wellness, and more than 400 of you weighed in. Coming in first, 26.59% said “We don’t have any initiatives in place to promote health and wellness,” followed by “W > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Work Smarter, Not Harder

04/15/2015 10:00:46 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses the power of investing in your people and the impact of training and development. According to Walter: “Quality will always cost, and there’s not a better investment in your company than > read more

Live Blog: 2015 Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast

04/15/2015 08:00:07 AM

The 2015 Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast is happening now! We will be here during the program live blogging the event throughout the morning. Are you attending Refresh Leadership Live?  Sound off in the comments section below to tell us about your > read more

Kick These Bad Health Habits Out of Your Workplace

04/14/2015 10:00:03 AM

Healthy employees are better workers. Whether it’s an entry-level employee, middle manager, or top executive, the better the health decisions people make, the more engaged and motivated they are in the workplace. In fact, “the healthiest employee > read more

Maximizing Your Mind

04/09/2015 10:00:58 AM

We use our minds to try to understand how everything in the world works, but the subject we may know least about is our mind itself. Scientists have determined that the thing our minds may be most effective at doing is misleading, fooling, or deludi > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: The Power of Investing

04/08/2015 10:00:43 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses the power of investing. According to Walter: “There are two kinds of people we need to consider – there are producers and there are consumers. Producers are the people we call ‘hav > read more

Employee Wellness: Healthy Companies Retain Top Talent

04/03/2015 11:02:01 AM

It is nearly impossible to go anywhere in North America and not see or hear something about healthy living. Whether bombarded with advertisements for the latest wearable technology, infomercials on a new-and-improved home workout gym, or articles inf > read more

10 Quotes to Help Put Workplace Stress and Anxiety in Perspective

04/03/2015 10:00:20 AM

April is Stress Awareness Month in the U.S. and Canada. So, to help kick things off in a positive direction, here are 10 great quotes about handling stress to help you take a deep breath and gain a little perspective on your biggest workplace challen > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Self-Government

04/01/2015 10:00:56 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond begins the concept of “self-government.” According to Walter: “I want you to think like a CEO. It doesn’t matter where your position is right now, because you are the CEO of you. You are the C > read more

Question of the Month: Does Your Company Have a Comprehensive Succession Plan?

03/31/2015 10:00:44 AM

Whether it’s a planned retirement or a sudden, unexpected exit, when a top leader parts ways with their company, the toll on productivity and success can be significant if you’re not prepared.  According to a 2010 Stanford University study, “M > read more

From Homeless to Harvard

03/30/2015 10:00:42 AM

The Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast is back, with an exciting new lineup of speakers, including Liz Murray, motivational speaker and bestselling author of Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard. D > read more

Toxic Leadership: Are You Infecting Your Team?

03/26/2015 10:00:22 AM

Great leadership is contagious. If you are a positive person, chances are your team will catch on. If you are a highly productive person, your employees may become more engaged at work. If you are generous with your time in developing careers, your p > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: You Are Getting Ripped Off

03/25/2015 10:00:51 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on the importance of time management. He explains that “you are getting ripped off,” because people are “robbing you of your time.” According to Walter: “We can’t > read more

The Funny Thing About Leadership

03/23/2015 10:00:50 AM

The Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast is back with an exciting new lineup of speakers, including the legendary actor and comedian, Dan Aykroyd. Aykroyd has worn many hats – actor, comedian, screenwriter, musician, businessman, Ghostbuster, Blues Br > read more

Infographic: 5 Skills Every Workplace Leader Needs

03/20/2015 10:00:11 AM

Young leaders don’t become seasoned veterans of the business world without a little trial and error. Check out this infographic from New England College for some insight into five key skills all leaders must master to effectively guide their teams > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Should I Invest My Time?

03/18/2015 10:00:24 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on the importance of time management. He explains that being busy isn’t necessarily the same thing as being productive. According to Walter: “Productive people focus o > read more

Express Releases State-by-State Analysis of Rising Disability Rolls

03/17/2015 10:00:49 AM

Is disability turning into de facto unemployment insurance? Express Employment Professionals recently released a new analysis of the Social Security Administration’s disability rolls, studying which states saw the sharpest increase in disabilit > read more

Goal Setting: The Secret of Successful Leaders

03/16/2015 10:00:20 AM

The Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast is back, with an exciting new lineup of speakers, including Daymond John, a self-made business mogul who is the founder and CEO of FUBU and Shark Branding, and currently one of the stars of the hit ABC show “Sh > read more

The Results Are In: The Biggest Cause of Workplace Communication Breakdown

03/12/2015 10:00:32 AM

In February, we asked our readers what they believe is the biggest cause of workplace communication breakdown. With more than 800 people weighing in, 33.5% picked “Poor Leadership” as the top communication killer, followed by “Unclear goals/str > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: You Are Running Out of Time

03/11/2015 10:00:04 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on the importance of time management. He explains that there are seven keys to successfully managing every minute—one of which is the power of “no.” According to Walter: > read more

High Turnover? The Solution Starts at the Top

03/10/2015 10:03:43 AM

Leading a business can be scary. After all, there is a lot depending on your ability to effectively lead—your personal life, employees’ livelihoods, your customers’ ability to function, your professional reputation.  And, for top leadership, t > read more

Patience and Procrastination

03/05/2015 10:00:19 AM

Patience is a significant element of success, and procrastination is a significant element of failure. To an outside observer, patience and procrastination can look the same. The difference between patience and procrastination can be determined by w > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Are You Stressed Out?

03/04/2015 10:00:16 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses the importance of time management. He explains that time management is your ability to allocate time to each desired task. By not managing time effectively, people are putting themselves in > read more

Saying vs. Telling: Communication Works Best When It’s Conversational

03/02/2015 07:50:04 AM

In both our careers and personal lives, strong communication skills can be one of the most important drivers of success. From achieving goals, building relationships, staying innovative, or leading a company, as a leader it’s vitally important to e > read more

Question of the Month: How Does Your Company Promote Employee Health and Wellness?

02/27/2015 08:00:04 AM

We spend nearly a quarter of our week at work; and unless you’re in a physically demanding job, most likely, you’re at your desk a majority of your time. Studies have shown how sitting for long periods of time can adversely affect your spine, as > read more

Labour Force Participation Trend in Canada Cause for Concern

02/26/2015 10:00:20 AM

Express Employment Professionals Releases 10-year Federal/Provincial Analysis of Rates Highest LFPR: Alberta Lowest LFPR: Newfoundland Express Employment Professionals recently released a 10-year analysis of provincial labor force participation rate > read more

Express Releases State-by-State Analysis of Labor Force Participation Rates

02/26/2015 10:00:08 AM

In Some States, almost half the population is neither employed nor looking for work. Highest LFPR: North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota Lowest LFPR: Kentucky, Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, West Virginia Express Employment Professio > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Are You Dominating Your Life?

02/25/2015 10:00:20 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses why so many of us often struggle to dominate our lives. He believes a lot of the challenge comes down to consistency. According to Walter: “Here’s the mistake we all make. Many of us wan > read more

Leading With Your Heart and Your Head

02/24/2015 10:00:20 AM

Try to envision for a moment two different hiring scenarios. First, you’re looking to hire a new CEO for a company that needs to quickly see growth, productivity, and profits in order to stay in business. What kind of leader would you automatically > read more

Quick Tips for Workplace Heart Health

02/20/2015 10:29:04 AM

In North America, February is Heart Month and a time to build awareness for heart health and cardiovascular issues affecting millions in the U.S. and Canada. Regardless of your stage in life, heart disease is a real threat to the overall health of yo > read more

And the Award for Best Leader Goes to…

02/19/2015 10:00:25 AM

Just as company leaders are responsible for the direction of their teams, goals, and business strategies, film directors are responsible for providing leadership to their production crews and actors to ensure the vision and creative development of th > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: How to Prosper

02/18/2015 10:00:32 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses how to prosper and be successful in your life and career. According to Walter: “I want you to answer this question to yourself and for yourself—how bad do you want to prosper? I’m here > read more

Studies Show Volunteering is Good for Your Health

02/17/2015 10:00:06 AM

According to a study by United Healthcare, 94% of people who volunteered in the past 12 months say it improved their mood. It’s often easy to see the results of how volunteer work helps others, but how often do you think about the impact it has on > read more

5 Quick Tips for Navigating a Workplace Romance

02/12/2015 10:00:50 AM

The average person will spend more than 90,000 hours at work over the course of a lifetime, so it shouldn’t be surprising that many people wind up meeting their significant others at the office. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 38% of peopl > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Master Something

02/11/2015 10:00:52 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond explains why you must be a master to be successful. According to Walter: “If you want to be a peak performer, you must master some skills. You must master something. And when I say master, I mean MA > read more

Results Are In: Factors That Contribute to Job Satisfaction

02/10/2015 10:00:21 AM

In January, we asked our readers which factors most contributed to job satisfaction. And with 1,291 people responding, we gathered that this is a significant matter for many in the professional world. According to the results, 26% of respondents said > read more

Changing Ourselves

02/05/2015 10:00:24 AM

We have all heard the wise saying, “The only constant in the world is change.” Change is, indeed, inevitable and has always been a part of human existence, but the pace of change seems to be accelerating. Change is uncomfortable for us all. If w > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: The Power of Consistency

02/04/2015 10:00:08 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses the importance of being consistent and how it can be a powerful tool for leading your team, building your business, and living a Peak Performer’s Life. According to Walter: “Excellence i > read more

Igniting Passion: Inspiring Employees to Love Their Jobs

02/02/2015 10:00:50 AM

Passion is a somewhat unexplainable phenomenon attributed to being all in on an idea or belief. A passionate person sees the big picture and has bought in to the importance of every step that leads to achieving a goal. Passionate people are engaging > read more

Question of the Month: What is the biggest cause of workplace communication breakdown?

01/30/2015 10:00:50 AM

George Bernard Shaw said “the single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” In the workplace, clear and concise communication is essential for success, and when the lines get crossed, it can easily send a destr > read more

Survey Reveals Which Sectors are Hiring in Q1

01/29/2015 10:00:52 AM

Express Employment Professionals recently released survey results that reveal which sectors plan to hire in the first quarter of 2015. According to the survey of more than 400 businesses, commercial and light industrial will see the most hiring. Resp > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Your Brand on the Line

01/28/2015 10:00:55 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues the discussion on the importance of committing to excellence by focusing on brand management. He explains that every day you’re in the office and dealing with customers, your brand is > read more

5 Quick Tips for Building Employee Trust

01/27/2015 10:00:56 AM

Difficult to earn and easily lost, trust is one of the most important principles of great leadership. A team’s productivity and success is due in large part to the amount of trust they have for their leaders. So, it’s important to ensure you’re > read more

Benjamin Franklin on Mentorship

01/23/2015 10:00:03 AM

In a study by the American Society of Training and Development, 75% of executives said mentoring was directly related to their success, and inversely, 35% of employees who don’t receive mentoring search for new jobs within the next year. Employers > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: How to Build Self Confidence

01/21/2015 10:00:31 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues the discussion on the importance of committing to excellence by building commitment in other people. He explains that if you want to build a successful business, you have to work on building > read more

Infographic: What Business Owners Wish They’d Done Differently

01/20/2015 10:00:46 AM

Starting your own business can be an exciting and rewarding endeavor, but it isn’t easy. For many enterprising professionals, the hardest part is not knowing what they don’t know. Check out this infographic from The Alternative Board, a busin > read more

The Results Are In: Business Performance Predictions for 2015

01/15/2015 10:00:04 AM

In December, we asked about your business performance predictions for the new year, and according to the results of our poll, there’s a lot of optimism surrounding 2015. Of those who participated in the poll, 46% expect to see exponential business > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: People Will Pay a Lot for Excellence

01/14/2015 10:00:55 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues the discussion on the importance of committing to excellence. He explains that though everyone has a different definition of excellence, one doesn’t truly understand what it means until on > read more

Great Mentor Relationships Throughout History

01/13/2015 10:00:13 AM

From the beginning of time, men and women alike have had the insight to learn from those who came before them. Passing down knowledge of a skill or trade from one generation to the next is a time-honored tradition. The relationship between the master > read more

Going to the Well

01/08/2015 10:00:18 AM

It’s been said that leaders are readers, and readers are leaders. This is true as the most common characteristic among top executives and millionaire entrepreneurs is the fact that they consistently read instructional, inspirational, or motivation > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Are You Committed?

01/07/2015 10:00:20 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses the importance of committing to excellence. He explains that when you commit to a goal, and give it “your mind, body, soul, and emotions,” you will innovate and create. According to Walt > read more

4 Big Mistakes Mentors Make and a Few Tips on How to Address Them

01/05/2015 08:29:54 AM

The passing of knowledge from the old guard to the next generation of professionals is a time-honored, workplace tradition. From the earliest examples of apprenticeship to more structured leadership development programs, mentorships can come in all s > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: 8 Keys for Success in 2015

12/31/2014 10:00:27 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond lays out his eight keys for success in 2015. According to Walter: “What I want to do right now is be your friend and I want to give you some great information to make sure your new year is awesome. > read more

Question of the Month: What Factors Most Contribute to Your Job Satisfaction?

12/30/2014 10:00:05 AM

During the past few years, we’ve seen an upward shift in job-to-job workforce movement. In fact, according to CareerBuilder, 77% of full-time employed workers are open to or actively looking for new job opportunities. With the willingness to se > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: How to Break Free

12/24/2014 10:00:25 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond talks about how you can’t get your “break through” until you deal with your problems and “put the moose on the table.” Check out Walter’s inspirational message below: What is your “moose > read more

4 Quick Tips to Make a Memorable Introduction in 30 Seconds or Less

12/23/2014 10:00:11 AM

From networking events to elevators, sometimes you only have a few seconds to make a lasting impression, so it’s important to have a polished, 30-second pitch locked and loaded. When you need to impart a lot of information in a little bit of time, > read more

Didn’t Achieve Your Goals? What’s Next?

12/19/2014 10:00:17 AM

At the beginning of every year, millions of people create New Year’s resolutions. Whether their goal is to get a promotion, be more organized, eat healthy, or even travel more, the results are still the same. According to University of Scranton res > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: What Do You Desire?

12/17/2014 10:00:20 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond talks about successful people and the driving force behind the actions that led to their success. According to Walter: “I’ve been around all types of successful people, and I’ve experien > read more

[Infographic] The Pros and Cons of Open-Office Plans

12/16/2014 10:00:10 AM

Open-office plans are a growing trend in the workplace. Rather than workers being confined to an individual office or cubicle, many companies are experimenting with tearing down the walls in favor of a more free-flowing work environment. Check out t > read more

Holiday Bonuses: A Poll of What Employees Want – and What Employers Give

12/11/2014 10:00:42 AM

Forget the Party and the Gift Cards, Cash Tops the Wish List Express recently released the results of two polls on holiday bonuses revealing that what employees want and what employers are willing to give are often different things. In an online poll > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Emotional Detox

12/10/2014 07:25:10 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his message on making the most of your “off-season” and how important it is to becoming “bigger, stronger, and faster” in both your personal and professional life. According to Walte > read more

Back to Basics: Be a More Effective Leader in 2015

12/09/2014 10:00:04 AM

Improvement is crucial in staying competitive in an ever-changing business environment. However, sometimes improving is easier said than done. To become a more effective leader in 2015, it may be time you go back to basics. Focus on Yourself Before y > read more

Making the Right Turn

12/04/2014 09:36:03 AM

Most change and improvement comes in small steps and minute increments. I grow tired of politicians, critics, and commentators who respond to good ideas by proclaiming, “That suggestion won’t solve the entire problem.” I have a friend and colle > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: The Off-Season Road to Success

12/03/2014 10:00:10 AM

This month on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond begins a new series of discussions on the desire to improve. During the next few weeks, he’ll share his unique insight on this topic each Wednesday in a new motivational video here on Refresh Leade > read more

5 Things to Do This Month: December 2014

12/01/2014 07:29:41 AM

Though winter doesn’t start until Sunday, Dec. 21, some of you have already been hit by Jack Frost! As you buckle down for a long winter, here are five things to do this month! Plan an Office Holiday Party December is a great time to spread hol > read more

Looking Back: The Top 10 Refresh Leadership Articles From 2014

12/01/2014 07:28:39 AM

Looking Back: The Top 10 Refresh Leadership Articles From 2014 We’re coming in to the final few weeks of 2014, and what a great year it has been! Are you on track to meet your goals? Are you prepared to start 2015 off with a bang? December is a gre > read more

Question of the Month: What Are Your Business Performance Predictions for 2015?

11/28/2014 10:00:30 AM

With 2014 coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year and look forward to 2015. In our December 2013 poll, we asked our readers what they expect for 2014, and 50% said they expect to see exponential growth, followed by 43% saying their busi > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Desire Is Your Problem

11/26/2014 10:00:30 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses where the problem lies with achieving your goals. As Walter puts it, a lack of desire is only part of the equation. According to Walter: “Desire plus discipline equals results. If you stru > read more

Infographic: Mobile Dependence – A Growing Trend in Business Travel

11/25/2014 10:00:44 AM

Would you be lost without your mobile device? We’ve become a constantly connected society, never more than a click or a swipe away from the world around us. This is especially true for business travelers whose smartphones, tablets, and laptops > read more

Self-Sabotage: 3 Ways We Get in Our Own Way

11/20/2014 10:00:03 AM

There are plenty of things that make your role as leader difficult – troublesome employees, small budgets, technology problems, demanding customers. But, if you’re having problems within your company and you’re having trouble pin-pointing the c > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: I Have a Dream

11/19/2014 10:00:11 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses the famous “I have a dream” Martin Luther King Jr. speech and the importance of being committed to your dream. Dr. King’s actions lined up with his dreams, so in order to achieve succe > read more

A Safety Net … or a Trap?

11/18/2014 10:00:55 AM

Express Employment Professionals recently released a white paper exploring government benefit programs and their impact on employment. The paper seeks to answer four pressing questions: Are people abusing the disability insurance program? Are unemplo > read more

The Results Are In: Companies’ Biggest Roadblocks to Finishing Strong in 2014

11/13/2014 10:00:13 AM

In October, we asked what you anticipated to be your company’s biggest roadblocks to finishing strong in 2014. According to the results, with 19% of the votes, “outside influences (i.e. regulations, competition, economy, etc.)” is weighing heav > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Master Your Day

11/12/2014 10:00:12 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond reveals three simple things you can start doing today to help you get on your way to becoming  a peak performer. Simply put, before you can be an effective leader, you must first be able to “govern > read more

Are You Your Own Worst Boss?

11/11/2014 10:00:22 AM

Late nights. Hard deadlines. Stressful weekends. Negative reinforcement. These are all red flags that toxic leadership is at play; however, in many professionals’ instances, it’s not from their direct supervisor or boss—but themselves. Even the > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: 3 Things That Will Change Your Life

11/05/2014 10:00:45 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond reveals three simple things you can start doing today to help you get on your way to becoming  a peak performer. Simply put, before you can be an effective leader, you must first be able to “govern > read more

Leadership Lessons: 10 Inspirational Quotes from Will Rogers

11/04/2014 10:00:01 AM

On this day, 135 years ago, columnist, humorist, actor, and social commentator Will Rogers was born in Oologah, OK (then Indian Territory). Through his keen eye and quick wit, Rogers dissected the most important issues of the day and shared insightfu > read more

5 Things to Do This Month: November 2014

11/03/2014 10:00:11 AM

The iconic fall symbols are coming out of the woodwork, while people across North America begin to decorate their homes and offices with cornucopias, harvest moons, and warm colors. But to truly get in the autumn mood, try these five things to do thi > read more

5 Tips for Discovering Your Company’s Next Big Innovative Idea

11/03/2014 07:20:30 AM

If you’re not constantly innovating and staying on the cutting edge of your industry, the competition will very quickly pass you by. In today’s highly competitive business environment, staying ahead of consumers’ changing tastes is the key to b > read more

Question of the Month: What Type of Holiday Bonus Will You Give Your Employees This Year?

10/31/2014 10:00:37 AM

For many companies, the holiday season is the perfect time to show employees that their work is appreciated in the form of a special bonus. From cash to extra time off, there are a wide variety of ways to compensate your workforce for a year’s wort > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Are You a Leader?

10/29/2014 10:00:53 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues on the topic of “vision” and discusses his concept of “visionary leadership.” He also shares a personal anecdote about how a legendary business leader and motivational speaker once s > read more

3 Quick Tips to Help Boost Your Memory and Retain Important Information

10/28/2014 10:00:44 AM

From employee and business contact names to speaking points for your next big presentation, if you’re like many leaders, there’s probably a lot of activities vying for valuable real estate in your brain. So, here are some ways to help boost your > read more

Hired Today, Gone Tomorrow: Recent Grads Don’t Stay In First Jobs Very Long

10/23/2014 10:00:11 AM

Express Employment Professionals, the nation’s largest franchised staffing firm, released survey findings that reveal how long recent college graduates stay in their first job after graduation. More than three-quarters, 77% of franchises surveyed i > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Game Changer Vision

10/22/2014 10:00:05 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues on the theme of “vision” and discusses what it means to have game-changer vision and why it’s often good to be disruptive. According to Walter: “If you’re going to be a great visio > read more

Infographic: Color, Value, & Evolution of Logos

10/21/2014 10:00:31 AM

An easily identifiable logo is a valuable tool for any company. From swooshes to golden arches, many brands need little more than a simple graphic to represent themselves or evoke an emotional response from its customers. Have you ever wondered what > read more

The Results Are In: Companies Offer Employees Overtime/Incentives During Holiday Upswings

10/16/2014 10:00:51 AM

In September, we asked our readers how they plan to handle the extra workload during the holiday season and of those who are affected by seasonal upswings, 30% said they will manage with their current staff, but offer overtime/incentives. Another 10% > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Vision Takes Courage

10/15/2014 10:00:16 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond builds on last week’s message about “Vision” by discussing ways to help ensure your vision becomes reality. According to Walter: “Your vision is always going to be relative to who you are. So, > read more

Square Peg, Round Hole: Know When to Move On

10/14/2014 08:59:30 AM

We are creatures of habit. So much so, in fact, we sometimes find ourselves pursuing completion for completion’s sake. Whether in relationships, work endeavors, or leadership capacities, many of us try to make something work when it should be forfe > read more

Identifying Success

10/09/2014 10:00:35 AM

We live in a consumer society. We are judged and measured based on what we buy, how often we buy, and everything we have. There are countless promotional and advertising images thrust upon us daily designed to make us feel inadequate so that an imagi > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: “Creating a Vision is Free”

10/08/2014 10:00:05 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses “Vision.” According to Walter: “When you have a vision and you’re going somewhere, it gets people excited. They get optimistic. And they can’t wait to arrive at the destination. So > read more

Only One-Third of Workers Aspire to Reach Leadership Positions

10/07/2014 10:00:43 AM

The results of a recent CareerBuilder survey showed a surprising trend among people seeking to climb the corporate ladder – there’s not as many of them as you may think. According to the survey, “Most American workers are not aiming for the cor > read more

5 Things to Do This Month: October 2014

10/02/2014 08:34:46 AM

With September in the books, October marks the first full month of autumn and the start of the final quarter of 2014. So between enjoying the cooler weather and watching the leaves turn, here are five things to do this month! Raise Awareness for a Cu > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Transformation is Based on Small Decisions

10/01/2014 10:00:59 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses transformation. In previous episodes, he’s discussed the important principles of thinking, executing, and dominating. Now he wants you to put them all together to create a positive transfo > read more



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