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Improving Performance through Community Involvement

The holiday season is upon us, turning many minds toward volunteering their time or money to worthy causes. Here at LeapFrog Solutions, we are in the midst of our 31 Days of Giving. This campaign benefits Communities in Schools of Northern Virginia, an organization that is vastly improving the lives…

 


 

Growing Big and Staying Small: The Four Advantages to Forming a Joint Venture

In today’s government marketplace, the demand for small business set-asides continues to grow with the value of its contracts. How can a small business successfully handle all of the work and hold onto its small business status? By forming a joint venture.

So, what’s a joint venture?

The Small Business Administration defines it as an association of individuals or businesses that…

 


 

Putting Employees First Can Improve Performance: Four Tips on Providing Rewards

A happy workforce is good business for everyone. Managers can be more effective leaders, employees are more productive, and clients are more satisfied. When we talk about the importance of strategic inreach, access to a variety of benefits is a great way to engage your organization and improve performance. It can…

 


 

Browser Compatibility Does Not Equal Version Compatibility

The ol’ saying “It needs to work in all browsers” is often heard by at least one stakeholder when discussing a website redesign. This is true to a point. Yes, it should work in all the major browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari), but that does not mean it should work in all versions. This is key: browser does not equal version.

In the early 2000s, we needed to ensure…

 


 

31 Days of Giving

As 2014 draws to a close, now is the perfect time to use the spirit of giving to enhance the lives of others. At LeapFrog Solutions, we’re embarking on “31 Days of Giving,” by holding a month-long, companywide donation drive to benefit

 


 

Three Steps for Creating Highly Effective Strategic Internal Communications

A mentor of mine likes to say, “Effective communication is a 2-to-1 ratio ­— you have two ears and one mouth. You should listen twice as much as you speak.”

As a senior account manager at LeapFrog Solutions, I spend most of my day communicating with clients through email, coworkers through face-to-face meetings, or vendors over the phone. But to be truly effective at…

 


 

The Key to an Integrated Communications Strategy

Each day organizations are faced with tough decisions that can drive significant changes to their business.

Whether it is a new product or service offering for a commercial entity, or a major shift in a government policy or program, effectively communicating the change will mean all the difference to the success of the outcome. All too often the emphasis is placed on the external…

 


 

Strategic Inreach: Changing Attitudes, Changing Behaviors

Imagine being a member of a vast team spread across the United States and abroad. Some of your immediate colleagues join you in an office, others connect in via telecommuting, some you interact with only at conferences or special events.

In addition to your department, there are nearly two dozen other departments and agencies in your organization. Each of the tens of thousands…

 


 

The Next Logical Step: Six Tips for Your Call-to-Action

Next Logical StepA prospect is on your website or reading your collateral. But what drives them to act? A call-to-action (CTA) is a great way to convert those already consuming information into leads.

You can use…