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Nurturing Continuous Learning at Penmarc Inspired Spaces

“Learning is not a destination; it is a continuous process.” —Kevin Horsley At Penmarc Inspired Spaces, one of our five core values, Innovate to Elevate, states: “Embracing creative solutions to be leaders in our ever-changing industry.” One of the best ways to be innovative is through continuous learning! Learning new skills is a valuable investment in […]

Mastering the C.L.E.A.R. Method: A Guide to Effective Leadership

“Leadership is influence, nothing more, nothing less.” — John C. Maxwell At Penmarc Inspired Spaces, we believe that leadership isn’t confined to titles or positions — it’s about influence. Every Penmarc employee, including our dedicated installers, wields influence over our clients, partners, and coworkers. A great way to further develop your leadership skills and potential […]

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 […]

Take the Stress out of the Holidays with These 4 Time Management Tips

December has arrived, and with the influx of extra holiday activities surrounding us, effective time management becomes crucial this time of year. From festive gatherings to shopping, cooking, decorating, and wrapping gifts, juggling these tasks alongside our usual commitments — work, school, and family responsibilities — can be overwhelming.  It’s impossible to keep up with […]

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 […]

Improve Client Rapport and Reputation with These Useful Tips

At Penmarc Inspired Spaces, few things are more beneficial than building and maintaining positive client relationships. Much of our work involves being in our client’s homes and touching their personal belongings, so gaining your client’s trust throughout the installation process should always be a priority. Engaging in positive rapport with your client will go a […]