How To Keep Remote Workers Engaged

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Face to face interaction is the collaboration gold standard, which is why leaders are struggling in this new remote work era. They want concrete advice on how to keep remote workers engaged, not platitudes, and theory. How do we compensate … Continued

Pictionary Founder On Remote Work: We’re Doomed

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“If the entire culture moves to remote, we’re doomed!” explained Robert Angel, creator of Pictionary when I asked him about remote work. Angel made his living off a tactile collaborative experience, and I believe his success holds a significant clue … Continued

Sonic Drive-Ins (Almost) Rejected A Billion-Dollar Idea

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It’s a tale as old as time: Hard-working employee has an idea, employee gets chastised for not staying in their lane, employee becomes discouraged and buries their idea or quits finding independent success. This is how Sonic Drive-Ins almost lost … Continued

Fail Fast, Pivot Quickly Is Bad Advice

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I’ll admit it. I believed the whole fail fast, pivot quickly aphorism. I’ve heard founders say it, and listened to tails of why failing fast and pivoting quickly worked out for the better. But I didn’t notice the major flaw … Continued

Jargon-Filled, BS Writing Repels People

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People know if you’re fake. They feel it in their gut, based on thousands of small clues you drop without consciously knowing it. The same is true of your writing. So, how do you stay out of the fake filter? … Continued

Pernell Cezar, Founder of Blk & Bold

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The company is less than 2 years old, and co-founder Pernell Cezar has already achieved national distribution in Target for his company, Blk & Bold Speciality Beverages. I invited him into the studio for a 30-minute conversation, so make sure … Continued

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