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YEC (Young Entrepreneur Council) surveyed some more folks about how to be happier at work. Here are the responses. Question: What is one simple practice I can adopt to be happier at work? 1. Leave the Office “There are ample opportunities to get up and go for a quick walk throughout the day. Disagree? Then […] Read more… Read More»
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Today, we’re announcing a more personal way to engage with fellow members of the Switch & Shift community… a new way to grow and share…… Read More»
As social media strategies continue to dominate the online marketing sphere, the only thing we can know with certainty is that the traditional advertising toolkit is dead and we’ve traded it for the app store…. Read More»
Every business has some Goliath over the next hill: giant attrition of talented employees; giant competition in the marketplace; a giant need to control costs; a giant need to expand into a new market.
Who are your Little Davids?… Read More»
Whatever you think about Millennials, they are hitting the scene at a time of a tectonic shift in management. You can shake your fists at how entitled and coddled they are, or you can see them as “secret decoder rings” that give us a glimpse of what the future of management just might look like. But either way, you’re running out of time to decide. Change is coming…. Read More»
Welcome to the Social Age, where an amazing 94 percent of consumers would switch brands to one that actively supports a cause. As more leaders realize that the majority of businesses will be far more socially-aware in the future, social impact is becoming increasing relevant in today’s best company cultures. But how does an organization get started? What must happen in order to become a social impact business?… Read More»
Health problems stemming from job stress are responsible for around 120,000 deaths in the US every year — making work-related stress as big a killer as diabetes or Alzheimer’s…. Read More»
Traditional management is clearly and measurably in decline, although up until now it has been changing at a somewhat glacial pace. The social media revolution has moved much more quickly and has seeped into every aspect of organizational life, but by itself it is never going to fully revolutionize management. It needs a catalyst—like the Millennials…. Read More»
Many business leaders are looking to bring more of the “human touch” to our social media lives and online interactions. Even if your business has amassed a large following on Twitter or LinkedIn, it’s important to figure out how to take the next step of converting these online fans and “friends” into actual personal business relationships. Here are a few ideas for how companies can get more “real-life” relationships (and sales) out of their online activity…. Read More»