Sarita Harbour

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Sarita Harbour

Sarita Harbour is a business and personal finance writer who comes from a long line of business owners. When Sarita isn't writing, she's homeschooling her younger kids and encouraging her older children as they continue the entrepreneurial family tradition.

Collaborative vs. Competitive Culture

October 16, 2017

Competitive or Collaborative? How Your Corporate Culture Hinders or Helps Business Success

Does your business foster a competitive culture? While competitiveness is usually a good thing in the business world, encouraging competition between individuals or departments within an organization is no longer the preferred approach. Research shows that today many organizations are moving toward a more collaborative and team-based approach. The 2017 Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report […]

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Employee Burnout - How to Avoid

September 27, 2017

The Key Factor Contributing to Employee Burnout & What You Can Do About It

Given today’s ever-changing, fast-paced workplaces, it comes as no surprise that more and more workers are suffering from employee burnout. And employee burnout impacts more than the individual’s physical, psychological, and emotional health. It also costs American businesses a bundle. According to Harvard research, the psychological and physical impact of workplace stress, including burnout, ranges […]

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Improving Work Relationships

September 20, 2017

5 Actionable Ways to Build Great Work Relationships & Improve Company Culture

Are you looking for ways to strengthen your company culture, but just don’t know where to start? If so, it could be as simple as focusing on the work relationships within your organization. Good work relationships have been identified as a key building-block of a strong company culture. According to a Harvard Business Review article, […]

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Paid Parental Leave Policy

September 12, 2017

Where Does Your Company Stand on Parental Leave?

When was the last time you updated your organization’s parental leave policy? If it’s been a couple of years, now might be a good time to take a look at it. Parental leave is an in-demand benefit when it comes to attracting and keeping today’s top talent, and business leaders are taking note. A recent […]

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Company culture fist bumps employee productivity

August 28, 2017

How Company Culture is Directly Linked to Employee Productivity

Productivity and company culture are hot topics in today’s business world, and for good reason – they both impact the bottom line. And, it turns out, business leaders know there’s a connection between them. In a recent survey of business owners carried out by The Alternative Board (TAB), 86% of respondents say they believe company […]

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company culture

August 17, 2017

5 Signs Your Company Culture is Superficial

Businesses love to preach about the importance of company culture, but many companies struggle with a disconnect between what they say and the reality of their own company culture. A joint study between the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and Columbia Business School surveyed over 1800 CEOs and CFOs worldwide focusing on over […]

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