Why an Emergency Response Plan (ERP) is Essential for Your Organization

The primary objective and ultimate goal of any Emergency Response Plan (ERP) is to ensure the safety of your employees by protecting their lives. The ERP is a carefully developed plan that is designed to ensure your personnel can effectively respond to numerous emergency situations while also complying with applicable […]

Preparing for Government Audits with Mock Audits

Preparing for government audits is a vital part of your organization’s compliance program. If your business is not compliant, there could be serious consequences, including fines, lawsuits, or even a dissolution. Not preparing properly for your audit is a risk you can’t afford to take. Spark Thought can help by […]

Embracing the “New Normal”

Accepting change can start slowly and ease toward the mainstream over several years or decades. Remote working – using web connectivity to work from home or other non-office locations – exemplifies such a shift. For some, remote working is a given. Many others remain happily tethered to their offices. They […]

How Businesses Can Prepare for COVID-19

A pandemic can be defined as a global outbreak of a new serious illness. On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19, a pandemic. COVID-19 currently has numerous outbreak cases in Europe, Asia, and the United States, with numbers still rising […]

Why is Knowledge Management Leadership Important?

Knowledge Management is a vital resource for companies. With its history rooted in the management consultant community, it’s become an integral piece to getting things done in the business world. But, developing a plan with knowledge management efforts is only part of the big picture. It’s equally important to have […]

Key Performance Indicators Can Work For You

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are a means of performance measurement used in many organizations. But what exactly is a KPI? In basic terms, KPIs are quantifiable measures that are chosen to gauge the success of the organization in achieving goals. Measure of Performance The types of measures used as KPIs […]

What is Technical Writing?

Although it may seem unfamiliar, you see technical writing much more often than you think. Our everyday life is flooded with signs and instructions that tell us what to do and how to do it. That instruction manual to help put your new desk together, your employee handbook that tells […]

Consulting Services for Downsizing

Downsizing is an experience that no organization wants to go through. However, it is sometimes necessary. Laying off a portion of your workforce is unpleasant for everyone involved. It is stressful for the people losing their jobs, but it is also difficult for the remaining employees who may be upset […]