Are Your Employees Burned Out? How to Give Them a Jump-Start

Are Your Employees Burned Out? How to Give Them a Jump-Start

Whether you work as an individual contributor or top-level executive, workplace inefficiency can cause employees to feel drained. Alignment…


Align Us Video Calling is Here and It’s Awesome

The more I look around the more I realize that the world has evolved into one-way communication. The norm is 140 character shoutouts; a text, a chat,…


A Place for Everything and Everything In Its Place

”There’s a place for everything, and everything in its place.” We’ve all heard someone say it. It may have been a teacher gently admonishing a sloppy…


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7 Ways to Stay Engaged When Working from Home

I think we can all agree that working remotely, often called telecommuting, is becoming more common every day, especially in the world of…


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5 Ways a Manager Can Engage with Employees

Employee engagement is crucial to the survival of any small or large-scale business as it is a key determinant of the work culture of the company. It…


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6 Reasons to Launch a Social Intranet for Your Organization

A social intranet is an enterprise-wide collaborative tool which incorporates social functions, comprehensive search capabilities, the ability to…


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How To Give Feedback To Your Boss

So your boss sucks, what can you do about it? Do you try not to let it bother you and do the best you can in your position? Do you complain to your…


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Align Us, Inc. Launches All-in-one Platform

Align Us recently launched a private social media platform with all the collaboration tools modern teams need to increase employee engagement. It is…


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Surviving Conference Calls

Spacing out and dozing off is even easier to do during conference calls than face-to-face meetings. But conference calls are just as important for…


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5 Steps to Receive, Handle & Respond to Feedback

Performance review, feedback, evaluation, constructive criticism...cue the scary music! These synonymous words all trigger some tension or anxiety…


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Make Meetings Count

Business meetings can be such a regular occurrence for a work day that they may seem like a waste of time. However, some meetings can have an…


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The Importance of Staff Engagement

Several years ago I was named Principal of a brand new elementary school. We were fortunate to have over 800 students and just a little over 100…


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Business Planning: Applying Lessons Learned As a Carpenter

When you travel in 2017, it is always nice to have the GPS let you know if you are going the wrong way. I love Waze, a community-based GPS. We have…


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Lessons Learned as a Carpenter: Introduction

Like many people in this world, I always try to find life lessons in just about everything that I do. From learning what the best day of the week to…


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Importance of Employee Engagement

In the process of launching a new suite of interconnected products that will help create a more engaged workforce, Align Us conducted a survey to…


Product Development

Abe Reese, the creator of AppliTrack, is in the process of launching a new suite of interconnected products that help create a more engaged…