Spring means Colds Minimize it's affect on the work force

Posted by Kevin Flanigan

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With warmer weather approaching along with the nasty flu season we had this winter, spring colds are in full swing and the close quarters of the workplace allow coworkers to easily trade germs. Take a few simple steps to prevent illnesses from spreading and promote productivity throughout the workplace.

According to the National Institutes of Health every year there are more than 1 billion cases of the common cold in the United States.

“Fighting germs around the office is about keeping your employees safe and maintaining productivity throughout the peak cold and flu seasons,” said Becky Maier, Better Business Bureau spokesperson. “Encouraging proper hygiene and a liberal leave policy will help maintain a happier, healthier workplace.”

Taking the following steps may protect employees from cold this spring:

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Topics: Revenue Building

Pennies on the floor

Posted by Kevin Flanigan

 Pennies on the floor…..#1

Pennies on the floor is a new blog!  Its goal; to Share and recognize great money saving ideas within a cross function of industrie

pennies_3Pennies on the floor… The first time I can remember hearing this phrase was in an email the owner of the company I was working for had sent me regarding a consultant that the investors were sending over to tour our facility.   The term and the surprise visitor had me puzzled.  What spurred the investor to send someone in, what and where were these pennies on the floor?   As a printer turned eCommerce provider and distribution center, we were struggling to maintain manufacturing capabilities.  Ignoring my request to have the visitor guided thru the shop by someone else an appointment was set up.  The visitor showed up early and I greeted him with a cup of coffee.  Noting that he was a bit early, I invited him back to my office as

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Topics: Revenue Building

  

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