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How to Communicate Change Management

How to Communicate Change Management

As the old saying goes, change is inevitable. Whether it’s moving to a new location, expanding your team, adopting new or changing technology, or adjusting a policy, your business will continuously need to adapt. How you communicate change management can be the...

The Importance of Change Management

The Importance of Change Management

Do you know first hand the importance of change management? If you've been on the receiving end of a difficult change, or you're tasked with implementation, you won't want to miss this three-part series! Read on to learn more about the difference between change...

Books to Inspire Your Inner Boss

Books to Inspire Your Inner Boss

Inspiring your inner boss to become (or remain) a strong leader means recognizing the importance of external stimulation. A great way to do just that is by adding a few leadership books to your reading list. We’ve pulled together recommendations from three highly...

When to Scale Your Business

When to Scale Your Business

How do you determine when it's time to scale your business? The answer will differ from business to business (i.e., if you’re super specialized vs. mass production), but here are some important decision criteria to consider along with actions to take when you're ready...

The Magical Art of Saying No

The Magical Art of Saying No

There’s a special art of saying no that is important to master. And while it may seem contradictory, learning to say no can result in higher productivity. It's a way to set boundaries, take ownership of your time, and teach people how and when they have access to your...

Reading Roundup: Volume Four

Reading Roundup: Volume Four

Expanding your knowledge, learning new skills, and/or growing personally and professionally can keep you from falling victim to one of the six career challenges we discuss in this month's blog. We've given you a stepping stone with some reading suggestions. These...

6 Career Challenges and How to Overcome Them

6 Career Challenges and How to Overcome Them

While the workplace has been, and will forever be, constantly evolving, there are some common career challenges that are timeless no matter how unique we think today's workplace is. Whether you've landed your first professional position or are an experienced CEO,...

6 Questions to Evaluate Your Business Idea

6 Questions to Evaluate Your Business Idea

We’re frequently asked questions about our work, whether it’s “What do you do?” or “How’s work going?” or something more detailed about our projects, goals, or work-life balance. But beyond the basics, there are a few questions we answer regularly...and we recommend...

Evaluating Your Team’s Strengths

Evaluating Your Team’s Strengths

Teamwork is the cornerstone of every successful company, and knowing the value of evaluating your team's strengths is paramount. Knowing your team’s strengths—and how to play into them—will lead to increased productivity, efficiency, and enjoyment for those on the...

Year-End Performance Review Prep

Year-End Performance Review Prep

Believe it or not, year-end is upon us, which means it's time for year-end performance reviews. Performance reviews are a great way to showcase your accomplishments, identify goals you want to achieve in the coming year, gather feedback on your performance, and...

Process Design Creativity

Process Design Creativity

One of Simply Hudson’s specializations is in process design. Now, you may think processes are pretty straightforward and an unlikely candidate for creativity, but we’re here to tell you they’re not! When approaching process designs, we strive to ensure the end-goal is...

Creativity in the Workplace

Creativity in the Workplace

When you read the words “creativity in the workplace,” what comes to mind? Do you laugh because it still seems out of place? Do you nod an enthusiastic yes because you love innovation? Maybe you’re not quite sure what “creativity in the workplace” means. No matter...

8 Things Leaders Do Every Day

8 Things Leaders Do Every Day

“Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.” —Vince Lombardi Becoming a top-tier leader doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time, effort, practice, failure, feedback, reflection—you don’t just muster through to...

Work-Life Balance: Keep Work-Life Balance in Check

Work-Life Balance: Keep Work-Life Balance in Check

BUILD your boundaries to keep your work-life balance in check. Our last article explained each concept in detail, but here’s quick a recap before we dive in further.  BurnoutYou’re stressed, overwhelmed, overworked, irritable or depressed. Check out this post...

Reading Roundup: Volume Three

Reading Roundup: Volume Three

Building time into your daily routine, along with some sunny summer days, helps keep learning and growth at the forefront. While we’ve been busy working with our incredible clients and a flurry of projects, we’ve also made time to catch up on our reading list—and we...

Work-Life Balance: BUILDing Boundaries

Work-Life Balance: BUILDing Boundaries

Creating boundaries for work-life balance is a multi-step process. The first step is identifying burnout, the second understanding why (i.e., self-reflecting). This month, we're onto the third step: identifying. Recap As we explored in March in A Balancing Act...

Work-Life Balance: Boundaries for an Even Keel

Work-Life Balance: Boundaries for an Even Keel

Work-life balance doesn’t create itself. In our first article, we established what can cause an imbalance in the work-life dynamic:  The need for distractionBelief that working more equates to living moreFeelings of boredom Simply Hudson can work with you on a...

Work-Life Balance: A Balancing Act Worth the Wobbles

Work-Life Balance: A Balancing Act Worth the Wobbles

There’s nothing like an impactful event to make you take a close look at your life and, in particular, your work-life balance. It may be positive, like an opportunity to move abroad, or it may be negative, like the death of a beloved family member. Whatever it may be,...

Working Remotely: Communication Skills for Successful Remote Work

Working Remotely: Communication Skills for Successful Remote Work

Your communication may be top tier face to face, but have you assessed your communication skills for successful remote work? We believe communication is the number one skill needed to be a great remote worker, and we're offering unique and accessible tips to ensure...

Reading Roundup: Volume Two

Reading Roundup: Volume Two

We’ve been busy launching holiday deals and working with our incredible clients, but we’ve also kept making time to read high on our priority list. Building time into our morning routine and taking advantage of some sunny beach days helps keep learning and growth at...

Working Remotely: Overcoming Remote Work Challenges

Working Remotely: Overcoming Remote Work Challenges

Many companies are adapting to permanent remote work for their employees. For some, this is exciting: they’ve discovered increased productivity, feel safer, enjoy their environment, and the freedom to control their day. But for others, remote work is not as ideal....

Is Your Process Powerful?

Is Your Process Powerful?

When implemented correctly, effective process leads to increased employee satisfaction, optimized project budgets and an aligned customer experience. Others agree with us! Take a look at your organization: Do you have a powerful process supporting it or do you need...

Working Remotely: Benefits, Challenges, Skills & Advice

Working Remotely: Benefits, Challenges, Skills & Advice

The global workforce is experiencing exponential change as businesses adapt to the new environment brought on by COVID-19. At Simply Hudson, we embraced technology and the benefits of working remotely in early 2018 and have helped others adjust to their new normal. As...

7 Ways a Consultant Can Help Scale Your Business

7 Ways a Consultant Can Help Scale Your Business

When you’re involved in every aspect of your business, it can be difficult to see opportunities and solutions...you can’t see the forest for the trees. You're sucked into the day-to-day operations with no opportunity to concentrate on the bigger picture—and by bigger...

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