It really feels like 2012 passed us by like the speed of light. The Training Factor team and all its amazing clients and friends had a rocking year! We have had such a great year producing and sharing content across all of our channels. We really appreciate the great feedback both publicly and privately on [...]
Water cooler talk is nothing new to an office environment. Since we are social creatures, conversation about everyday matters is just part of our routine. There can be really good and uplifting water cooler talk and then there can be some extremely damaging talk that can affect your office morale to its detriment.
I posed the [...]
Does your company have a solid training and performance program? If they do you know what you should do? Hug them. Thank them. Support them and the program. Continuing education is a must and it has numerous purposes for your career. I am going to highlight 3 key ways on how continuing education is important [...]
The following is a guest post by Renee Saar- VP of Implementations for The Training Factor
Getting along with coworkers, selling your apartment to a once-unwilling customer, solving customer service issues, creating peace among office employees…what do all of these things have in common? They all require emotional intelligence. We often speak of intelligence from an [...]
It really has become a small world hasn’t it? The office environment continues to change due to the great and wonderful diversity of people that are in the workforce. Unfortunately conscious and/or subconscious discrimination tendencies may be present within our team. Workplace diversity is not a topic any property management company should [...]
Today’s post was inspired by a comment on our Facebook page. The essence of the comment was that creativity though appreciated by business in general is something that in the long run is not deemed useful. This was a perception that was saddening to our valued page member and saddens me as well.
The whole discussion [...]
How many of us enjoy and jump for joy when we are forced to do something? I am speaking beyond company policies. When it comes to education and training for your company is it an absolutely die hard must? Depending on who you talk to, you will hear different schools of thought. The bottom line [...]