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  • 28 Components of Constructing Effective Organizational Culture [Infographic]

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | February 12, 2016

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    Strong company culture is  more important than ever. It is no longer a “nice to have,” but rather a “must have” if a company is serious about attracting top talent. Developing a company culture not only engages employees but also evolves and adapts as your company grows is crucial to success. It’s important that we […] Read moreRead More»


  • The Payoff of Putting Courageous Trust in People

    Written by: Chip Bell | February 11, 2016

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    The coolest birthday present I ever received was my wife’s gift a number of years ago: a reasonably well restored 1962 Mercedes-Benz 220 sedan. The classy antique car, with its deep fenders and leather seats, turned out to be a real lemon. That’s all I remember about the car. But I remember a lot about […] Read moreRead More»


  • Don’t Let the Bastards Get You Down – Diversity in Tech

    Written by: Rohan Light | February 10, 2016

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    Continued from yesterday’s  Diversity in Tech – Injustice is a Human Issue. The Story of Ettie Rout This twin issue of access to education, on the one hand, and how education isn’t necessary for success is the starting point for a New Zealand woman who took on an issue of social justice: Ettie Rout. I’ve […] Read moreRead More»


  • Diversity in Tech – Injustice is a Human Issue

    Written by: Rohan Light | February 9, 2016

    Weight Scale, Balance, Mental Illness.

    ‘What we owe to each other’ is an important subject for intelligent reflection. That reflection can take us beyond the pursuit of a very narrow view of self-interest, and we can even find that our own well-reflected goals demand that we cross the narrow boundaries of exclusive self-seeking altogether. There can also be cases in […] Read moreRead More»


  • 6 Steps to Transform Your Company Culture

    Written by: Joel Pitney | February 8, 2016

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    Company culture can’t be rigid and unadaptable, or the company will fail. An outstanding company culture requires outstanding leadership, and changing the company culture requires leaders who recognize the real need for change, and who aren’t afraid of it. Outstanding leadership demonstrates maturity: conviction, diligence, focus, optimism, and the ability to handle uncertainty…. Read More»


  • All You Need To Know About Reaching Company Goals [Infographic]

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | February 5, 2016

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    We’re a month into the New Year and, if you’re like most of us, you’ve already thrown in the towel on your resolution to stay fit. However, we hope you haven’t given up so quickly on your business goals for 2016. We tend to think of achieving goals as a linear process. Once a target […] Read moreRead More»


  • Future Strong Heroes Among Us

    Written by: Bill Jensen | February 4, 2016

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    In my hour of darkness, she is standing right in front of me. In a couple hours, I’ll be teleconferencing with yet another leadership team that doesn’t get it, but thinks it does, and is holding back tens of thousands of amazing people. That saddens me. Sickens me. Pisses me off. So much wasted human […] Read moreRead More»


  • The Emergence of a New Breed of Entrepreneurs

    Written by: Kristof De Wulf | February 4, 2016

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    We live in exciting yet challenging times. To highlight just one number that makes most business people sweat: retiring Cisco CEO John Chambers recently shared his belief that 40 percent of the great companies we admire today will no longer exist just 10 years from now. Strategic consultants tell us we should digitally transform every […] Read moreRead More»


  • How to Hire the Right People

    Written by: Ruth Schwartz | February 3, 2016

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    This is a story for business owners who want to grow their business, but also a little bit for people who want a job working with those business owners. It’s about wanting to be a great leader, a great team and a great company, and about the struggle to get it right from the beginning. […] Read moreRead More»


  • #SocialLeader Recap: Building Kick-Ass Socially Enabled Teams

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | February 3, 2016

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    Are you backed by a ‘social’ team? Do you know where to start to build a socially-enabled team? What qualities do you look for in candidates and new hires? Is it possible to teach social to existing teams instead of hiring people? This past Monday, #SocialLeader chat took on these questions and a few others. Here […] Read moreRead More»


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