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Grit – What It Takes To Succeed in the Workplace

What attributes lead to your success in the workplace? Would you consider yourself diligent? Ambitious? Passionate? According to UnstuckCommunity.com, these qualities definitely help, but they can’t make a full impact without another ingredient: determination to get things done — in a word, grit. Grit is a positive personality trait that can improve your chances to succeed in the workplace, and it can be developed over time. It is ones perseverance and passion for long-term goals.READ MORE

Messed Up at Work? Here’s How to Handle it…

It’s inevitable that at some point you’re going to disappoint your colleagues or boss. Whether it’s a small or big “mess up,” we’re all human and these things happen. However, how you handle owning up to your mistake can really make or break your professional reputation within your office. The Harvard Business Review explains how to handle these types of situations with eight straight forward, yet simple, steps that can help rebuild your credibility when running into a major issue in the workplace.

  1. Act Fast 
  2. Prepare Emotionally for the Conversation
  3. Practice
  4. Take Face-to-Face
  5. Tell it Like it is
  6. Apologize
  7. Suggest a Path Forward
  8. Stop Overpromising

Dive further into these eight steps here, on the Harvard Business Review’s webpage and be fully prepared if a “mess up” ever happens to you!

 

Accrue’s Second Annual Knight Out!

Last night our AccruePartners team headed to the BB&T Ballpark to watch our Charlotte Knights take on the Rochester Red Wings! Great weather and great company, our team had a fun outing together away from the office. We even got on the jumbo screen! Have you been to a Knight’s game this season yet? They recorded their eighth win in nine games last night, defeating the Red Wings 3-2 in 11 innings.

 

Check out the Charlotte Knights Schedule here!

Charlotte’s 2016 Digital Summit!

AccruePartners sponsored this years Digital Summit in Charlotte. The Summit is a premier digital strategies forum transforming the future of the digital commerce ecosystem – including Marketing, UX & Design, Search, Content, Mobile, and more. Our team was able to hear from professionals within the digital industry, network and learn through comprehensive sessions.

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AccruePartners Kicks Off the Summer with Food Truck Thursday!

Today AccruePartners kicked off the summer with this year’s first Food Truck Thursday! New Wrap Order’s Food Truck was on site in our parking lot with delicious internationally inspired wraps and bowls. It’s great to see our team all together during lunch again! We love our food trucks and plan to have another truck visit once more this summer.

 

Check out New Wrap Order’s Food Truck here!