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Jun 19, 2019
6 (More) Simple Ways To Be an Exceptional Leader
When I first started contributing to, one of my first and favorite posts -- and most popular -- was when I reflected on the great mentors and leaders with whom I have had the privilege to work over the years to identify ...
What Happens When You Lose Your Mentor
He had been my mentor for 30 years. He died yesterday. He was CEO of the firm where I began my consulting career, and for the first ...
Harvard Business Review
Looking for a mentor? Find yourself a “frientor”: a friend-mentor
It's hard to find a good mentor. And most people don't make it any easier on themselves. If you ask them who they want for a mentor ...
Fast Company
Get Ready to Achieve Your Goals
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Create an Organized Marketing Plan
Organize your goals in a plan aligned with your vision for growth. Don't fall victim to "I don't know what to do," or any of the other cries of business owners.
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How productivity tracking can empower employees
Do you know how your employees spend their time at work and how productive they are? If you're in the dark, you're not alone. A ...
Strategy + Business
22 Successful Entrepreneurs Share What Inspires Them to Keep Going
There is no one right way to get inspiration. It is deeply personal and derives from what is important to and what drives you. But no ...
7 Ways Sales Teams Can Set Better Goals
Most sales forces use sales goals to focus attention on what's important and give salespeople direction about what to do. Goals energize ...
Harvard Business Review
5 Key Reasons Why CRM Integration is a Must for Your Business
Did you know CRM is the biggest software currently on the market? In fact, the projected CRM sales are expected to reach $80 billion ...
The Startup Magazine
How to Generate Awareness About Your Brand
Awareness is the first step in building your brand. Whether you're a startup, a solopreneur or an already established business, growth ...
6 Important Questions to Ask Yourself Before Franchising Your Business
Is your small business profitable and growing? Do you constantly get out-of-town customers wondering when you're going to open a ...
All Business
5 things that resilient teams do differently
Challenges are inevitable in any organization—whether they're an early-stage startup or an established industry heavyweight, and whether ...
Fast Company
5 Keys to Successfully Leading a Family Business
For many, a family business is the epitome of the American Dream. To follow in the footsteps of your father and his father and continue ...
"If you must know, I work for minimum wage! For a CEO, minimum wage is $750 an hour."
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New York businessman Arnold Rothstein is widely reputed to have been behind what major sports scandal in the early part of the 20th century?
See the answer below.
Seven steps for highly effective deal making
Companies that genuinely prioritize value creation early on -- rather than assuming it will happen as a natural consequence of the ...
strategy + business
What Year Was It?
First American Woman in Space
What Year
The space shuttle Challenger is launched into space. Aboard is Dr. Sally Ride, who became the first American woman to travel into space.
The day was Jun 18. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"The opportunity is often lost by deliberating."
Publilius Syrus
Trivia Answer
New York businessman Arnold Rothstein is widely reputed to have been behind what major sports scandal in the early part of the 20th century?
Answer: Baseball's Black Sox scandal
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