5 Ways Rocks Can Get You to Your Goals

I first learned about “rocks” at a meeting with fellow women CEOs. Rocks are part of the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) Traction method, which I’d heard of before but never pursued because I tend to gravitate toward big picture over structure. But after...

Outsource or Hire? That Is the Question

Running a business isn’t easy, and the people side is particularly complex. There are rules and regulations from various governing bodies. You need to have processes and policies in place to help the business run smoothly. And at the heart of these rules, regulations,...

Reminders as you prepare for January 1st when employees can take Washington paid leave

As of January 1, 2020, employees in Washington state may be eligible to take paid family and medical leave (PFML). We’ve all known this day was coming. We’ve been paying into the system for a year. The Employment Security Department  (ESD) has been making rules to...

The cheapest recognition on the market

As we approach the end of the year, many organizations are working through the annual bonus process, announcing rewards to the team, and promoting benefit expansions for the new year. Annual parties and celebrations for milestones achieved are getting scheduled and...

3 reasons you should care about the new overtime pay rules

Here we go again. A new overtime rule. Didn’t we just do this? Yes… and no. Yes, in 2016 employers were preparing for a significant increase in the overtime threshold. No, because in August 2017 the courts permanently blocked the implementation of the mandated...

3 areas to be mindful of in your 2020 strategic planning

Resourceful spends time each year building a strategic plan. We take the time to step away from the day to day of the business and think about where we’ve been and where we want to go and then build a plan to take us there. We do our planning in September or October,...

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