OMG (Oh My Gourd)- Top 10 Staff Demotivators to Avoid for a Happier Workplace

What Does it Mean to be Demotivated? To be a "Demotivated Employee" means that someone is less enthusiastic about their work than they used to be. The simple prefix "de" implies that they began excited, but something happened to demotivate them. In most cases we don't  have to look too far to find the cause. It is usually the manager or supervisor and the environment that they've created. This isn't just my opinion. Gallup research shows that a mind-boggling 70 percent of an employee's motivation is influenced by his or her manager. lt's no wonder employees don't leave jobs; they leave managers.


Let’s Stuff your Inbox: Lead Magnet Ideas to Help You Grow Your List

Sarah is a fairly new child care center owner. She’s worked in the field for over a decade and always had a dream to open her own preschool someday. That day finally arrived about six months ago. In fact, Sarah did plenty of planning and preparation before opening her school, and it’s paid off because she already has experienced some great momentum. For the most part things are going really well. She found a great location, hired a team that she is proud of, and has already filled her school to about 60% full in a very short time.


Planning for Growth: 9 Success Secrets when Developing Early Childhood Learning Centers

Developing a learning center from scratch presents a dream scenario, enabling one to incorporate all their past experiences into a shiny new flagship location. But as a real estate project, it presents a unique set of challenges. Regardless of whether you’re working with a seasoned group like STNL Development or you’re tackling your first project on your own, there are a number of best practices that’ll help any project run more smoothly. We’ve presented nine of them below.

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Take Your Business to the Next Level with Automated Efficiencies

Speaking with early childhood providers across the country, we hear a common theme: it’s challenging to get the right materials for the classroom quickly so they can focus on high-quality care and education. They’re passionate about unleashing the individual potential of every child and believe that streamlining back-office functions enables them to focus more time and energy on their education mission, providing a better experience for children.