This Week in Business Strategies

Feb. 9, 2019
In this week's business-building article, learn how ROX might be the new ROI, how to squash your inner critic and how to work at peak productivity while still being able to find time for a break.

Feb. 9, 2019—To better assist shop owners with their production management, marketing tactics and leadership styles, FenderBender has compiled a short list of essential business-building material from some of its favorite sources.

Research Explores How "Fresh Starts" Affect Our Motivation at Work – Harvard Business Review

The beginning of the year is often a time for fresh starts, setting new goals and striving for self-improvement. But what if you were already doing pretty well? Would a fresh start still be motivating? Or might it actually set you back?

1 Smart Tip for Squashing Your Inner Critic – Inc

A career therapist offers advice on giving people the tools to change their thoughts. She tells you how to "drop the rocks."

How to work at peak productivity–and know when to take a break – Fast Company

Being able to create a schedule that maximizes productivity, as well as being able to identify when you’re losing steam and knowing how to disconnect in a way that actually helps you recharge, is the key to doing your best work.

The Trouble With Management Getting 'Too Personal' – Forbes

When manager-employee relationships grow too close, it can compromise a manager's ability to act as he or she might really want or need to. 

ROX is the New ROI: Prioritizing Customer Experience – Strategy+Business

A revolution in technology has created the devices and interfaces that allow people to interact with companies anywhere and anytime, and has enabled customers to influence a global audience with their comments or “likes.”

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