Tuesday July 29th 2014

‘Personal Pause Moment’ Archives

Sustainability for small business

Sustainability for small business

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.  Three words that we have heard over and over, but do small businesses make the effort to care for our environment?  Most are not. Lets look at a few simple ways that a small business can affordably create programs that help the environment. First, talk about basics [...]

Love Works – a unique management principle

Love Works – a unique management principle

Does using the word “love” in a business environment make you cringe?  While we may love what we do, we don’t often think of love as a management philosophy. Joel Manby is the former CEO of Saab and currently the CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment, which operates theme parks across the [...]

Recognition & Responsibility

Recognition & Responsibility

Here are a few more tips in our current blog series on creating a positive work environment. Give Credit and Take Responsibility  Always give credit for success to your staff, and take responsibility when things don't go well. As the boss it's your job to make sure your staff is well [...]

Give me a break!

Give me a break!

What does your company break room say about you as a company? We know that your people are your lifeblood.  At some companies you can hear departments sharing and communicating around the water cooler, and other offices have lifeless break rooms where it seems like time stands [...]

Giving back

Giving back

Here at PPM, we have a tradition of giving back to the community throughout the year.  This year, on behalf of our company, clients and partners, each employee is adopting a homeless child from the CRN (Children’s Restoration Network) and providing gifts for the holidays.  Thanks to PPM’s [...]

Pay it forward

Pay it forward

Employees want to work for companies that make a difference in the world for good.  Giving company time and money to charities not only benefits the world, your employees, your community, and your public relations... it will also benefit your bottom line.  Companies that are looking to obtain and [...]

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

Inspired by our local radio station, PPM took time this morning in our managers meeting to write personal letters to our soldiers for Thanksgiving. "We wanted them to know that we are thankful for them, and remembering them." Our managers enjoyed taking just a few minutes out of our busy morning [...]

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

We love where we work.  Our offices in beautiful, historic Roswell allow us to stroll under a lush oak canopy for a quick bite of lunch or walk across the street to view all the new artwork at Raiford Gallery.  Making an impact in our little corner of the world is important and we want our [...]