• 3 Ways to Prep Your Company’s Internal Tech for Digital Natives

    Written by: Kevin Yamazaki | November 9, 2016

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    Tech-savvy and used to multitasking, people with the Millennial mindset are always plugged into some sort of device, and they are incredibly fickle and impatient when it comes to the design, efficiency, and user experience of a digital product. If they don’t like it, they won’t use it. But it’s not their fault. Hypercompetition and the power of choice are major contributing factors. There are multiple software-as-a-service products for any need you might have, and they’re only a click or two away (and often free)…. Read More»

  • Why You Need to Pay More Attention to Your Conscious Bias

    Written by: Thuy Sindell | November 8, 2016

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    We often hear about unconscious biases, why we need to be aware of them, how to discover them, and how to eliminate them. But what about conscious biases? How do we manage those? We focus on an unconscious bias because it sounds nicer than conscious bias. It’s not our fault; we’re not doing it on purpose. More interestingly, as a Skyline Group International colleague, Laura Taylor, put it: what about acknowledging you made your conscious bias unconscious because of denial or guilt?… Read More»

  • 12 Ways Leaders Can Help Their Team Overcome Culture Issues

    Written by: Young Entrepreneur Council | November 7, 2016

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    Twelve YEC members advise how leaders can keep employees motivated and performing well when there are office culture issues…. Read More»

  • Ladies and Gentlemen of the Board: Gender Inequality in Business [Infographic]

    Written by: Switch & Shift | November 4, 2016

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    We are almost in 2017, but we’re still living in a world where gender equality is an aspiration, rather than a reality. The continued existence of gender inequality is certainly evident in the boardrooms of powerful businesses…. Read More»

  • Benevolent Capitalism: Creating a Business for the Good of All

    Written by: Dain Heer | November 1, 2016

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    Do you ever feel concerned about the current state of the world? Are you frustrated with the status quo? Are you tired of business as usual and long for a different possibility? As an entrepreneur and owner of a successful global company, I can tell you that something else IS possible! Business can be kinder, […] Read moreRead More»

  • Eight Easy Ways You Can Guide Your Business Culture

    Written by: Young Entrepreneur Council | October 28, 2016

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    Eight members of the of Young Entrepreneur Council share how leaders can craft and enable company culture at their companies…. Read More»

  • A Political Argument for Increased Business Morality

    Written by: Dana Theus | October 26, 2016

    business morality

    I’ve always been cautious about mixing social morality and business morality. This is in part because I’m cautious about the ways powerful entities like commercially successful enterprises can too-easily force the leaders’ narrow personal values on their employees, community and customers. But this presidential election has me rethinking my caution…. Read More»

  • Wells Fargo: An Object Lesson in the Connection Between the Employee Experience and the Customer Experience

    Written by: Matthew Wride | October 20, 2016

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    It’s been a tough few weeks for Wells Fargo, and that’s probably a colossal understatement. Once considered a pillar of the banking industry, Wells Fargo’s positive reputation is now as mythical as the phony customer accounts its employees created in order to meet sales quotas and keep their jobs. Instead of creating an employee experience aligned with Wells Fargo’s values, they created an environment where employees who missed their targets had to work overtime or on the weekends…. Read More»

  • 3 Ways to Tear Down Silos and Boost Your Business Intelligence

    Written by: Kyle Ferguson | October 19, 2016

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    Business intelligence departments are the visionaries of organizations. They’re focused on the next generation of products. So they often don’t feel a need to be in constant contact with IT or marketing teams. Likewise, the IT and marketing employees tend to stick to their own departments, preferring to work and socialize with those who are cut from the same professional cloth. Most leaders see this separation as a positive one; they think a little competition among departments improves performance. But that bias, grouping like with like, is also what drives us to create silos in our businesses, and it’s a habit we need to break…. Read More»

  • Nine Ways to Catch Up on Your 2016 Goals Before the End of the Year

    Written by: Young Entrepreneur Council | October 17, 2016

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    Nine YEC members share how you can catch up on the 2016 goals you set at the start of this year if you’ve fallen behind on them…. Read More»

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