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Who Should Be at your Decision Making Table?

hiring leadership staff Mar 04, 2021

There’s an old saying, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” It carries real wisdom, especially for the entrepreneur.

There’s already been so much written on the intuition that entrepreneurs have. It’s that problem-solving,...

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How to Make Space for Your Team's Creativity

innovation leadership staff Mar 02, 2021

If you’re a business owner, you’ve been here before: you’ve gathered your team into the board room (or Zoom meeting), you’re looking to bounce ideas around, and you open the floor for suggestions...and you get crickets.” 

“Anyone have any ideas? Or...

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How to Become the Leader Your Business Needs

culture leadership staff Feb 15, 2021

Leading your business comes with the challenge of carving a path forward where there wasn’t one before. It’s less like being handed a map and more like being asked to make one.

Part of us loves that as leaders. We’re comfortable in the driver's seat (and we’re not always...

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5 Benefits of Face-to-Face Communication

culture negotiation staff Feb 14, 2018

Every day we find ourselves bogged down by social media posts, email updates, and long text chains. In an increasingly digital world, where communication is as easy as pressing a button, it’s easy to forget why it’s important to talk to people in person.

Now, I’m not...

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3 Tips to Get Good People to Work for You

culture staff Jan 24, 2018

We all know that one of the keys to running a successful business is having a good team. No matter what industry you’re in, whether you’re selling coffee or fixing people’s pipes, the people who work for you can make or break your business.

So when it comes to hiring, we...

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The Business Owner's Guide to Hiring & Keeping Great Sales Reps

sales staff Dec 07, 2015

Effective salespeople are rare for the same reason that any great hire in any field is rare. The sales profession requires talent, training, and a managerial context designed for success.

But if you're a smaller company working within a constrained budget, it's even...

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