Better Boss Blog

Through the Leadership Looking Glass

Or what lens are you seeing through? Launching my 2022 campaign to help 10,000 managers and business owners become better bosses, I’ve already gotten some great responses. Over 1,400 have already acknowledged the need to improve and their pledge to do so. For more on my campaign, read below. Yet the most common question so

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Seen Any Red Flags Lately?

The new year is always full of new possibilities. Yet sometimes we drag old situations into the new year. One big area where I see people struggle has to do with identifying and managing “red flags.” What is it about red flags? You know, those subtle warning signs that a new situation is going to

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10 Great Benefits for Your Remote Employees

by Kimberly Valentine on December 26, 2021 Building a robust employee benefits package used to be relatively easy for most companies: Provide decent health coverage, offer a generous 401(k) match, allow for several weeks of paid time off, and sprinkle in some genuine perks – perhaps tuition reimbursement or even on-site daycare. Your physical office space itself enabled

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Defining Customer Service in 2022

larger corporate settings, your team’s customer may not be external at all. You may be serving an internal ‘customer.’

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Local Business Owner Doug Thorpe Named to NSBA Leadership Council

Houston, Texas – Doug Thorpe was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization and operates on a staunchly nonpartisan basis. Doug Thorpe, a recognized leader in the small-business community, joins the NSBA Leadership Council alongside other small-business advocates from across the country as

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Leaders: Setting a New Standard

Can you be a Better Boss? We all can do something to up our leadership game. Why not join me in making 2022 the year of the Better Boss?

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Launching 2022

To wrap up 2021 and boost your launch for 2022, I am sharing some leadership quotes I’ve collected over the years.

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Positivity vs Negativity

Please join me in spreading a little positivity. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a Joyous New Year.

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