8 Easy Steps to a Fantastic Work Christmas Event [Infographic]

For all of you procrastinators out there who are in charge of planning the team Christmas party, this one is for you. Work Christmas parties can either be the positive talk of the year or the dread of December. It is always so sad when you hear someone talking about dreading their work Christmas party. This should be a really fun and enjoyable event for employees. It is a time to generously give back and show your people that you truly appreciate their efforts to make your company a success. It’s also a great opportunity to build team unity through common memories of light-hearted celebration that will build stronger connections not only to your company but also within the team itself. So don’t take the team Christmas party lightly. It’s such a great opportunity to share holiday cheer and build morale for the upcoming year. To make the planning easier, here are 8 easy steps to a fantastic work Christmas event.

8 Easy Steps to a Fantastic Work Christmas Event INFOGRAPHIC

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By |2022-11-22T17:26:07+00:00December 6th, 2022|

Last Minute Christmas Marketing Checklist [infographic]

Well, it’s official. The Christmas season is finally here in full strength. The turkey and the pumpkin pie leftovers have been eaten and peppermint has taken over. With December only a couple of days away, it is a good idea to check over your business marketing to make sure you are ready for the upcoming holiday. Take a look at the last minute Christmas marketing checklist below to make sure your business is on the Nice List for Santa this year. Little details can make a big difference in your customer engagement which can make a big difference for your end-of-year sales.

Last Minute Christmas Marketing Checklist Infographic

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By |2022-11-22T16:21:01+00:00November 29th, 2022|

2022 Thanksgiving by the Numbers [infographic]

Thanksgiving is in just a couple of days, and I can’t wait. Time spent with family eating possibly the best meal of the year only to then collapse on the couch in a drowsy stupor to watch football until your stomach has just enough space to fit a delicious slice of warm pie is as good as it gets. There’s no pressure with Thanksgiving. No gifts to worry about. No keeping secrets from kids. It’s just a nice relaxing time to catch up with family, enjoy a great meal, and reflect on the many blessings we’ve been given. I always find it interesting to review the history surrounding Thanksgiving plus a few fun facts about the modern-day version. So without further ado, here is a fun and informative graphic you can pass around your Thanksgiving table this year. Have a good one!

2022 Thanksgiving by the Numbers Infographic

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By |2022-11-14T19:23:13+00:00November 22nd, 2022|

20 Ways to Succeed at Work [infographic]

We all want to succeed in our work, but sometimes we can find ourselves getting stuck in a rut. How do we get out? Here are 20 ways to succeed at work. These are both simple and practical ways you can improve yourself to be sure you finish 2022 strong. From challenging yourself to engage with a mentor to being brave and volunteering to lead a project, there is a myriad of things you can do every day to improve your life at work. Not only does killing it make you feel good and improve your own morale, but you will also likely spread that good feeling and motivation to those around you. So help yourself and your team to finish out the end of the year by following a few of these quick tricks to give you a boost in productivity and morale!

20 Ways to Succeed at Work Infographic

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By |2022-11-14T19:56:05+00:00November 15th, 2022|

Black Friday Marketing 101 [infographic]

It’s hard to believe we are nearing the end of 2022. Already holiday commercials dominate screens and a local radio station is playing Christmas music. Time really does fly the older you get. With Thanksgiving in only two weeks, it only seemed fitting to give a nod to the upcoming super consumer days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Although maybe not what they used to be as businesses have begun spreading out their deals over longer periods, these two days still account for an insane amount of sales. Don’t miss out on your piece of pumpkin pie. Check out the infographic below to review Black Friday Marketing 101 to be sure your content marketing will convert. Click the graphic for even more holiday marketing tips.

Black Friday Marketing 101 Infographic

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By |2022-11-07T16:27:18+00:00November 8th, 2022|

How to Stop Imposter Syndrome [Infographic]

“I’m not good enough to take this position.” “I will never be as talented as he is.” “I did nothing special; this is just my job.” How many times have you heard such phrases from your friends? Or perhaps you’ve had similar thoughts?

Underestimating your achievements or minimizing personal significance is common among young people. Usually, people don’t take this problem seriously. However, underrating your individual capacities is a critical problem that leads to the development of ‘imposter syndrome.’

What should you do if you’ve noticed some imposter syndrome? First and foremost, evaluate your behavior and determine your weaknesses. Don’t mix up simple modesty with imposter syndrome. Extreme self-criticism and the inability to accept compliments are red flags. Start confronting the syndrome immediately.

Check out the following iconographic with simple steps to help you change the impostor syndrome mindset.

Thank you to my guest, Caitlyn Hewitt, for providing this blog. Caitlyn is a content writer for Business-Essay.com

Imposter Syndrome: Types, Causes, & How to Stop It Infographic

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By |2022-10-25T17:57:13+00:00November 1st, 2022|

Brain Facts to Make Your Marketing More Successful [infographic]

The brain is possibly the most amazing creation we know of and yet, still so much of it remains unknown. The study of the brain and psychology has become the bread and butter behind marketing strategies across the world. While humans and cultures each have their own unique features, the human brain has some basic hardwiring we all share. Everything from the text font you choose, to the colors used in branding, to the images chosen for your email campaigns have specific brain reactions you are hoping to evoke within a window of just a few seconds. If you can successfully craft your marketing to attract the instinctual responses from the brain in a good way – you’re golden. Check out the infographic below to learn 12 facts about the human brain that will make your marketing more successful.

BRAIN Facts to MAKE YOUR MARKETING MORE SUCCESSFUL Infographic

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By |2022-10-24T20:50:15+00:00October 25th, 2022|

7 Great Reasons to Launch Your Business in Indianapolis

7 Great Reasons to Launch Your Business in Indianapolis Infographic

Are you looking for somewhere to start a business? Why not Indianapolis? The city has a lot to offer new entrepreneurs, from a vibrant small business community to a robust pool of educated talent. And there’s plenty for your family to love here too! Indianapolis has a dynamic sports scene, a low unemployment rate, and an affordable cost of living. Plus, you just can’t beat the weather here! If you’re on the fence about opening a business in Indianapolis, consider these seven reasons to bring your business here.

The City is Small Business-Friendly

A supportive community is invaluable to small businesses. In Indianapolis, you’ll find no shortage of supportive local organizations to help you get your business off the ground. For example, Justin Farrell can help you market your business and get those first few customers. Here are a few other organizations serving small businesses in Indianapolis:

  • OpenCounter INDY
  • Indy Black Chamber of Commerce
  • Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce
  • Indianapolis Small Business Administration (SBA)

The State of Indiana Offers Many Resources for Startups

The state of Indiana also offers many resources for budding businesses. For example, the state government website will walk you through the process of forming an LLC and registering your business. Forming an LLC is a great way to protect yourself from liability as your business gets off the ground! Here’s a quick-start checklist of other steps you’ll need to take to launch your business:

  • Find out which forms you need to submit at tax time.
  • Research your required licenses and permits.
  • Acquire the necessary premises and equipment.
  • Gain industry know-how by going back to school or enrolling in local courses.

Rentals Are Easy to Find

Rentals in Indianapolis are affordable and easy to find. This makes city living fairly accessible to people moving from out of town. Renting is a great alternative to buying, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the city and not sure where you’d like to put down roots. Use online rental listing search tools to find properties in your price range with your desired features and amenities. Remember to use those search filters to make your apartment hunt easier!

Life is Affordable

Affordable housing and low healthcare costs offer a low cost of living to Indianapolis residents. A low cost of living is great for business owners because it creates additional runway to invest in growth projects. Plus, it means people in the area have disposable income to spend on small business goods and services!

Life is Great

Not only do Indianapolis residents enjoy an affordable life, but a high quality of life as well! The city boasts high rankings in healthcare, leisure, and culture, all of which contribute to good quality of life and resident happiness. These are just a few of the well-known cultural attractions and leisure activities in Indianapolis:

  • Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
  • Indianapolis Zoo
  • Freedom Springs Aquatic Park
  • Conner Prairie Interactive History Park
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art
  • Garfield Park Conservatory and Gardens

There’s Talent Everywhere

A skilled workforce does a lot of good for small businesses. With a lot of great local talent to choose from, your business will be able to hire some great employees. This is largely due to the heavy university presence in Indianapolis and the surrounding region. These are just a few of the top-rated schools nearby:

  • Butler University
  • Indiana University-Purdue University – Indianapolis (IUPUI)
  • Marian University Indianapolis
  • University of Indianapolis
  • American College of Education

You Can’t Beat the Location

The city’s location is another thing to love about Indianapolis. Launching your business in an accessible location is ideal, especially if you need to travel from coast to coast. Traveling for work is easy, thanks to the top-ranking Indianapolis International Airport. Not only does this make travel easy and convenient, but the airport also doubles as a major cargo hub. You’ll have no problem shipping those packages out!

If you’re thinking about moving to Indianapolis to open a business, it’s time to make your move! Start looking for rentals, getting in touch with local startup organizations, and learning about your new home. You’ll love it here!

Whether you’re looking for help with graphic design, web development, or marketing, contact Justin Farrell! Fill out the contact form to get in touch.

This blog has been provided by my guest, Marissa Perez, an author and blogger at BusinessPop.
Thank you Marissa for your insights.

By |2022-10-04T18:25:50+00:00October 18th, 2022|

How to Handle Employee One-on-One Meetings [infographic]

Have you ever felt that your one-on-one meetings with your employees were awkward or a complete waste of time? Well here are a few pointers to make these meetings not only more productive but relationally more fulfilling and motivating. Nothing is more irritating than a meeting where both parties feel that their time has been wasted, so how do you combat this? Preparation and thoughtfulness are key, and as the manager, this mostly falls on you. Don’t treat these meetings as if they are a chore to get over with. This is precious one-on-one time you get to spend with each employee to pick their brain, build rapport, and check in on progress. Set some time aside to really put together thoughtful questions where your employee gets to do most of the talking. Don’t make snap judgments when they share that their project is behind, but ask what can be done to help them along with it or how you, yourself, could be of assistance. Employees desperately want to feel valued and cared for. One-on-one meetings can be hugely motivational for workers when done well or completely discouraging when done poorly, so take a few minutes and review how to successfully handle employee one-on-one meetings.

How to Handle Employee One-on-One Meetings Infographic

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By |2022-10-10T15:54:49+00:00October 11th, 2022|

21st-Century Skills That Every Learner Needs [infographic]

21st-century skills are acknowledged to be essential to thrive in today’s world. Experts divide 21st-century skills into three groups: learning skills, digital literacy skills, and life skills. These groups contain hard and soft skills that help workers adapt to the modern world’s changes and trends. Learning skills – critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication – are some of the most important skills to master. Life skills allow people to find new ways of thinking and problem-solving and develop greater self-awareness. Employers consider life skills just as necessary as academic performance, making them a great advantage when applying for a job. Digital and information literacy skills are a must for people to create and share digital information.

This blog has been provided by my guest, Allyson Webb, a writer and blogger at StudyCorgi
Thank you Allyson for your insights.

21st-Century Skills That Every Learner Needs Infographic
21st-Century Skills That Every Learner Needs Infographic

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By |2022-09-28T14:46:57+00:00October 4th, 2022|
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