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Optimizing Success Through Excellent Time Management

In the fast-moving world of in-home installation, efficient time management is critical to success. As Penmarc Inspired Spaces installers, whether working with custom closets, cabinetry, or garage storage systems, optimizing your time is crucial to delivering exceptional service to those that matter the most — the customer. Effective time management ensures timely project completion and […]

The Transformative Power of Accountability in Problem-Solving

Regardless of your role in the workplace, accountability is commonly known as a foundational pillar of success. At its core, accountability is acknowledging and taking ownership of one’s actions and the potential repercussions of one’s actions. It’s not merely a buzzword but a fundamental aspect that defines your role and character as an employee. No […]

Delegation Tips to Boost Productivity in the Workplace

Undoubtedly, throughout your professional journey, you’ve encountered the practice of task delegation within your team. Delegation is transferring responsibilities, tasks, and authority to fellow team members. It not only empowers management but also leads to more productive team outcomes.  Being just one person, managers often face inherent limitations based on their busy schedules, skills, and […]

Effective Conflict Resolution Tips for a Healthy Workplace Environment

Whether it’s with a client, customer, or coworker, we’ve all dealt with difficult situations at work requiring conflict resolution. Resolving conflicts is a skill that is useful in both your personal and professional life. By understanding different viewpoints, you can create solutions that benefit everyone. Resolving conflict is more than finding answers — it’s about […]

Mastering Emotional Intelligence: A Gateway to Successful Leadership

This month for Leadership Live, our topic will be “Fact vs. Feelings: Leading with Emotional Intelligence.” But why is it important to differentiate between facts and feelings when implementing emotional intelligence into leadership? Let’s start by defining what emotional intelligence is. Emotional intelligence, in its most basic form, is about understanding and managing your emotions. […]

The Power of Emotional Intelligence and Leadership: Key Reasons to Invest in EQ

When thinking about what harbors success in our industry of in-home installations, technical skills, and craftsmanship are often deemed essential. However, another frequently overlooked and crucial skill plays a pivotal role in the effectiveness of your work and your relationship with your clients. That skill is emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence refers to our ability to […]

4 Great Tips for Building Stronger Relationships With Clients

Inside our highly competitive service industry, where Penmarc thrives, it is vital to keep positive, long-lasting relationships with clientele to maintain momentum and success.  Whether an organization has 10, 50, or 1000s of clients, you should treat each client with the utmost respect. Not only should you maintain your client relationships, but you should always […]

4 Powerful Ways to Turn Every Failure Into Success

We have all experienced anxiety, embarrassment, or even a feeling of inadequacy due to a failure in class, on the job, or during an extracurricular activity. We learn early in life that failure hurts, and it’s hard to initially understand that “failure” is only a failure if you quit or give up. We have all […]

Preparing and Adapting to Change

With steady and ongoing shifts in technology and market trends, positively reacting to change in the workplace has never been more vital for both employers and employees. As Penmarc aims to continue its growth in 2023, installers and management alike must prepare for the inevitable changes that come with growing any successful business. When unprepared, […]

Embracing Change in the Workplace

Businesses constantly seek ways to change, adapt, and improve in our highly competitive world. Whether trying to increase revenue, profitability, turnover rate, productivity, or several other company goals, change is inevitable. While some individuals thrive on the challenges associated with change, others may dread it. As with any other aspect of business, you are better […]