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Picture in your mind the most collaborative individual at your company. This employee is likely to always contribute to meetings, and is then anxious to hear the contributions of their peers. They probably crave feedback. This individual you’re thinking of is also probably in leadership, or some cultural role. They are likely to be successful…. Read more »

Understanding Incoterms 2020 Learn the language of trade

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Written by Phillip Poland, DHL Blog   Sometimes the most difficult part of negotiating an international contract is the language barrier.  English is a second language for many of us and we do not all speak the same “English”.  Wouldn’t it be great to cut through the English language barrier and reach common ground when… Read more »

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  When working in a business, setting clear expectations between an individual team member and his/her leader is foundational to effective performance. However, continued and regular follow-up, and supportive coaching, is critical to sustained success. The strongest approach to effective follow-up is a consistent cadence of one-on-one discussions between the employee and her/his leader. These… Read more »

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Yes, there were earthquakes. And yes, the pandemic of 2020 is more far-reaching than most could have anticipated. But there are also window-posters, and community outreaches, and charity drives, and optimism, and perhaps most prominently, there is unity as individuals came together for the good of their communities. Many have correctly observed that, holistically, the… Read more »

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Company executives have universally expended an endless stream of monetary, intellectual, and human resources in response to this ongoing dilemma: How do you inspire an entire workforce to productivity? The issue is staggering when the personality, cultural background, and even work ethic of a company is so diverse. In man’s quest for unity, each corporate… Read more »

One Factor That Helped Our Team Thrive Through A Crisis | Culture of Optimism

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2020 was supposed to be a year that only opticians remembered for being the holy grail of marketing, but as circumstances continued to evolve, textbooks and business journals had already begun to immortalize its events. In terms of economic, social, and even psychological impact, COVID-19 has influenced the global homeostasis more prominently than any other… Read more »

Special Message from Jason Beardall Concerning Workplace Diversity Unrest Tolerance

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Jason Beardall, president of England Logistics, shared his heartfelt thoughts concerning the unrest of the nation with the EL team. His words, shared below, offer a powerful reminder of the importance of empathy and tolerance.   —   You often hear from me, especially when impassioned about a topic that I feel morally connected to… Read more »

Produce Season Safe Transport During Hot Weather

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Produce season is an exciting time each year in the transportation industry and for produce shippers across the country. As we see an increase in produce being moved around the country, there are key safety guidelines that need to be followed. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched the Food Modernization Safety Act (FMSA) to… Read more »

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Everybody knows the feeling: the word “feedback” enters the conversation, and instantly you can recall every error you’ve ever made since the third grade. While this reaction to feedback is standard, a staple of successful individuals is the capacity to process negative feedback positively and objectively. Consider these four tips in making the very best… Read more »