Datapath Blog

IT Tax breaks: Getting your fair share

Posted by Datapath on May 26, 2017 10:09:07 AM

With so much red tape, you'd be forgiven for thinking the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has a love-hate relationship with the country's small and medium businesses (SMBs). However, when you dive into the details of what most SMBs can claim as tax breaks, it’s clear Uncle Sam is more generous than you think.

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Topics: Leadership

How to network the modern way

Posted by Datapath on May 26, 2017 10:02:07 AM

Everyone understands the value of networking, but we’re not all naturals when it comes to attending events and navigating a room full of strangers. Thankfully, with the advent of social networks and mobile communication devices – like smartphones, tablets and connected laptops – you can use modern tools to build your business network.

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Topics: Leadership

10 Simple Productivity Tips for Organizing Your Work Life

Posted by Datapath on Apr 28, 2017 9:04:30 AM

Productivity is all about efficiency -- doing more, faster and with less.  And with increasing demands from today’s anytime, anywhere workplace, it is has never been more important. To get the most out of your day, you need to focus on these three segments of your life:

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Topics: Leadership

The Productivity Problem

Posted by Datapath on Apr 28, 2017 8:58:59 AM

Embracing mobility is key if you want your people to do creative work from the location of their choosing. And there are solid bottom-line reasons for doing so. It is claimed that mobility leads to 30% improvement in processes and 23% more productivity— and 100% more satisfied employees.

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Top 5 Reasons Why Talent Leave Their Jobs

Posted by Datapath on Sep 22, 2016 1:47:26 PM

Employees will come and go but it is always a mystery why top talent leave their jobs.

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Topics: Leadership

Top Five Steps to Reduce Internal Emails

Posted by Datapath on Sep 14, 2016 10:02:55 AM

Five Steps to Reduce Internal Emails

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13 Traits of a Disengaged Employee

Posted by Datapath on Sep 8, 2016 4:04:54 PM

In the workplace, one will encounter engaged employees as well as disengaged employees. Sometimes it can be difficult to see the signs of a disengaged employee, but most of them will show similar traits.

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Topics: Leadership

Leading Backwards

Posted by Datapath on Sep 1, 2016 10:08:12 AM

I'm a firm believer that leadership is ever-changing– it has to be.  As an organization experiences change and transformation, leadership also changes.

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Top 5 Ways to Improve Collaboration Across the Organization

Posted by Datapath on Aug 15, 2016 11:58:07 AM

As a father, tech entrepreneur and business owner of a thriving IT services company, I’ve realized the most functional and successful people are those that collaborate well. In order for my teams to efficiently solve big problems and deliver expedient results, they must be able to collaborate easily.

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Topics: Leadership

How effective are your virtual meetings?

Posted by Datapath on Aug 15, 2016 11:51:48 AM

Many executives can spend the equivalent of 4 days per week in a meeting. It is important to have effective meetings to maximize your time for productivity. Face-to-Face meetings can result in a 60% productivity loss. Therefore, virtual meetings have been proven to be more effective when executed properly. There are clear and distinct signs to having an effective and ineffective meeting.

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Topics: Leadership