ImagiNation with Melissa Rudd

ImagiNation with Melissa Rudd

“I started as an Audiologist turned stay-at-home mom.  My husband was a corporate lawyer for 20 years. When we were deciding what to do next, I jokingly said “I would be happy making donuts for the rest of my life” and my husband said “OK”.  So we bought a machine and tested donuts from our garage in 2014. We now have 4 locations with 3 franchisees on the way.” - Melissa Rudd

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The Pros and Cons of Instant Messaging

The Pros and Cons of Instant Messaging

Gone are the days of AIM, but the concept of instant messages is definitely here to stay. With apps like G-chat and Slack, communication in the workplace is shifting to an instant messaging environment; some workplaces are moving toward getting rid of email altogether. These communication tools are awesome in some respects, but can also pose some unforeseen challenges.

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How A Love / Loathe List Can Benefit Your Team

How A Love / Loathe List Can Benefit Your Team

Positive morale is every leader’s ultimate goal amongst their team. It’s difficult to balance the necessity for the delegation of tasks and making sure that everyone is satisfied with the work that they are doing. Last quarter, our leaders introduced a ‘Love / Loathe’ list to the team, with the instructions to write down the tasks that we loved to do vs. the tasks that we’d happily let go of.

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