Three Tips for Creating an Effective Team for Your Business

Ensuring that workers are an effective team is an important consideration for any manager or business owner. However, it is a reality that many business leaders are not particularly well versed in terms of effective team-building strategies. When this is the case, it can be difficult for you to keep your employees working as a cohesive unit. To help you with this aspect of management, you may want to keep these team-building tips in mind. Ensure That Everyone Understand the Goals and Priorities Understanding goals and priorities is an essential trait for any team. However, businesses often have numerous competing departments and goals. This can make it difficult for employees to work together as there may be different interpretations of priorities. You can minimize this source of confusion by putting up a board that clearly outlines the company’s current objectives and their priorities. By consulting this board, employees will be better able to make sound choices for guiding the company in the correct direction.   Engage in Monthly Training Sessions Regular team-building sessions can be essential for helping to reinforce Continue Reading →

6 Suggestions to Elevate & Enhance Your Next Corporate Event or Party

With the holidays fast-approaching, you may be getting ready to pull together a corporate party or event. There are some ways to ensure your event is remembered later, and to help enhance the overall experience which can improve attendance in the future. Delegate a team and plan an event that is not only well attended, but that is worth attending as well! Six show-stopping features that enhance any corporate function are: 1. A light show. Light up your party venue with something festive and bright- LED lighting. Treat your event like a high-end party with the glamorous look of LED light displays, which also make the perfect background for photos or a ‘step-and-repeat’. 2. Truly great food. Ask anyone after an event what they remember, and typically the response is the food. Serve really great food at your event as a way to thank attendees for their participation. Hire a caterer and staff to ensure the meal is top-notch. 3. A memorable performance. Make sure that you give your team a reason to attend the event. If it is work-related, Continue Reading →

Emulate The Classics Or Build Personal Projects

Much to the chagrin of some 80s kids, the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) is considered retro. That means it’s cool to hook up an old system, play games that some millennials could have sworn were from just a few years ago, and get a lot more street cred for it than when the games were just for kids or for nerds. It’s a lot easier to hack game cartridges, and playing custom NES-style games (or old games with abandoned copyright) merely requires getting the right equipment and connecting it to a board. If you’d like to rebuild an NES or create a custom gaming console with original designs, here’s a few options and ideas to take advantage of a childhood turned into a retro fad. Understanding Game Emulation The topic is steeped in controversy, as some of what happens in emulation is of questionable legality. Not too long after the Super Nintendo Entertainment System became replaced by newer consoles, these barely-outdated games started popping up on the internet under the term “ROM.” ROM is Read Only Memory, and it refers to chips Continue Reading →