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  • 6 Productivity Apps to Achieve Success in Business

    Written by: Wendy Dressler | July 29, 2016

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    There are many factors that lead to achieving success in business. In today’s world, with all of the wonderful technology available at our fingertips, certain apps built for productivity help us achieve meaningful, lasting success. Today, we will take a look at our favorite productivity apps…. Read More»


  • Five Overlooked Ways to Purposefully Create Workplace Optimism

    Written by: Shawn Murphy | July 28, 2016

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    If you want to achieve greater business results, and help people feel more fulfilled and happy with their work, you need to intentionally create workplace optimism. Not the warm-and-fuzzy, puppies-butterflies-and-rainbows kind of optimism, but the kind with a real impact on your bottom line. The kind that increases productivity and profits–and leads to higher retention […] Read moreRead More»


  • Leadership That Triggers Employee Success Right Before Your Eyes!

    Written by: Dana Oliver | July 27, 2016

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    Culture is a by-product of leadership. However, the challenge is for local leadership to believe in, and embrace emotionally intelligent leadership as a style, and not as a soft skill. It can’t be turned on, and turned off when the mood suits you. It needs to be lived and practiced each day, but the good news is that it’s not hard…. Read More»


  • Don’t Copy Hubspot’s Culture Code Slide Deck

    Written by: Jamie Notter | July 27, 2016

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    Companies now tell me their prospective customers ask about the culture. They want to know what it’s like to do business with you before they pull the trigger. So okay, a deck that clarifies your culture is useful, but don’t copy Hubspot’s. You need your own and it needs to be authentic. So there’s some pre-work you need to do…. Read More»


  • Great Leaders Aren’t Superheroes: They Create Them

    Written by: Kristof De Wulf | July 26, 2016

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    The idea of great leaders acting as superheroes is typical for 20th-century-management model thinking, starting from the assumption that organizational complexity needs to be governed through systems of command and control and that being a ‘good manager’ requires you to master certain skills…. Read More»


  • Change: 4 Steps to a Positive Experience

    Written by: Roy Saunderson | July 25, 2016

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    Too often we say, “I don’t like change!” Poor “change” has developed a bad rap for itself. The act of change can either improve us or destroy us; the choice, though, is in our hands. The solution to dealing with change is to learn to respond positively, even to embrace change!… Read More»


  • How Purpose Helps Deliver a Branded Customer Experience

    Written by: Mark Babbitt | July 22, 2016

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    What if we told you that your organization’s purpose helps design, then deliver, a unique customer experience for your brand? And that the success of your brand is directly tied to the ability to live your purpose? Shaun Smith – co-author of the book, On Purpose: Delivering a Branded Experience People Love – joins us on […] Read moreRead More»


  • The Wisdom to Master Startup Growth

    Written by: Shawn Murphy | July 21, 2016

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    Ash Maurya author of “Scaling Lean: Mastering the Key Metrics for Startup Growth,” offers keen insights for anyone who is eager to hang their own shingle… Read More»


  • Gender Parity: Career Advice for Women in STEM

    Written by: Jen Granner | July 20, 2016

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    When it comes to gender parity in the workplace, the business case is clear: diversity is good for the bottom line, and most see it as an important objective. So why do women still have so much trouble making headway in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)?… Read More»


  • Gamification: How to Win at Work [Infographic]

    Written by: Switch & Shift | July 19, 2016

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    Everyone wants work to be fun. Even your boss or client or customer would rather that you enjoy your work. No one wants to be around unhappy people, regardless of how productive they are. But what if you could change your business so that workers got more done because they were having fun? Enter the world of gamification…. Read More»


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