How To Keep Remote Workers Engaged

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Face to face interaction is the gold standard when it comes to collaboration, which is why leaders are struggling with this new remote work era. We want concrete advice on how to keep remote workers engaged, not platitudes and theory. … Continued

Why Your Startup Community Sucks

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I remember when the startup community literally came to my home town of Des Moines. It was chock full of phony events, phony people, and phony startups. Only after speaking with Brad Feld of Foundry Group do I have a … Continued

Houdini Was A Rebel. But Was He Hireable? Maybe.

Harry Houdini

I’m a rebel. When I learn any group I’ve worked with has done something a certain way for a long duration of time, it has zero impact on me whatsoever. Because my thinking isn’t comfortable for many teams, I’ve wondered … 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 podcast studio for a 30-minute conversation, so make … Continued

Pause Your Career Without Ending It!

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It might be one of the bigger myths career-minded millennials have bought in to. If you pause your career, your success will suffer, and you can’t re-enter the workforce. That couldn’t be further from the truth. And speaking of women … Continued

This Method Makes Better Leaders With A Live Orchestra

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More effective leadership training is always a top priority and one New York City-based symphony conductor has stumbled upon a very unusual, but superior, method to push people to greatness. The Music Paradigm, accidentally designed by Maestro Roger Nierenberg not only … Continued

Why prospects stop returning calls

Have you ever asked why prospects stop returning calls? Elay Cohen, CEO of SalesHood and former SVP at SalesForce has some perspective. Cohen is focused on how to modernize sales processes, and he understands specific reasons why prospects stop returning calls. … Continued

Interview with Nate Quigley, CEO of Chatbooks

Nate Quigley, CEO of Chatbooks. Pictured with co-founder Vanessa Quigley

I had the opportunity to interview a fascinating person that has created an amazing concept, especially for the new year. It’s called Chatbooks, and put simply it’s a custom photo book that’s automatically mailed to you every month. Nate Quigley, the … Continued

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