THE EDOC BLOG

Insights on greater productivity, leadership & collaboration from the Edoc team

Advocate for Whom?

We often hear our local chambers of commerce and financial suppliers touting how eager they are to help us grow our business; music to the ears for struggling startups (as we once were). Suddenly a government agency that is in no way a friend of small business puts out strangling rules redefining overtime pay and … Continue reading Advocate for Whom?

The Virtual Culture Part IV

We all hear about how disengaged people are at work these days. So what does it take to change the productivity quadrant? There are 7 components to the “Value-Driven Autonomy” pillar so let’s dissect them: Staff Individual Improvement. Is your staff learning at work? This includes learning beyond how to do the job. Are they … Continue reading The Virtual Culture Part IV

Working Remotely With the Right Culture

This month, I had the privilege of working remotely—in fact, from an entirely different state: Colorado. Effective remote workers know it’s less about your location, and it’s more about working where we work best. Here I give a glimpse of what it was like to be able to work from Colorado, including some of my … Continue reading Working Remotely With the Right Culture

The Virtual Culture Part III

The Third Essential: Winning with the Team So how do we remote workers without disconnecting them from the company? The answer to that is remoting in teams, not individuals. In the two previous posts in this series the statement, “Internal walls have to come down first” applies here. The team environment best starts internally before … Continue reading The Virtual Culture Part III

Business Startup of Politics

Two back-to-back events this year have enhanced some business energy toward our goal. The first was the Small Giants Summit in Denver encouraging us to no longer apologize for being a 20-year startup because Small Giants demonstrate that culture matters. The next was the NFIB Washington Fly-in where business owners interacted face-to-face with actual legislators. … Continue reading Business Startup of Politics

5 Pillars of a Great (Remote) Culture

Edoc was recently features in Forbes! Check out the article here, which was inspiration for this infographic below on remote culture. READ MORE: “This is why employees are more important than your customers.” Kim Sykes is a marketer and content creator at Edoc Service Inc.  

The Virtual Culture Part II

Here is part II in the blog series regarding the virtual culture. Here are the opening remarks from part one (here is the blog – note we are now 19+ years). New energy is surrounding this topic based on a surge of enquiries: 17 years ago when Edoc Service was started, people looked at me strange … Continue reading The Virtual Culture Part II

Why Employees Are More Important Than Your Customers

READ MORE: “Can you be so evil…that you’re good?” Kim Sykes is a marketer and content creator at Edoc Service Inc.

Forensics Are for All of Us

I heard it again just last week. Another internal fraud situation by an office manager, still under investigation with $300K missing and climbing! It seems that lately we hear it more and more. The mega companies usually have the resources for a rapid recovery, not so the rest of us. As business stewards we have … Continue reading Forensics Are for All of Us

Guest Feature: Blessing or Curse? Working With a Remote Workforce

This article originally appeared on The Thought Board. Blessing or curse—you could ask that question of pretty much anything these days, and having team members work remotely is no different. Freedom and flexibility—what could go wrong? Allowing folks to work remotely gives them freedom and flexibility.  Want to move to another state? Go ahead! Want … Continue reading Guest Feature: Blessing or Curse? Working With a Remote Workforce

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