The Best Podcast For Startups

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Pulled in two different directions by customers and investors, entrepreneurs experience very unique challenges. That’s why I’ve tapped the best entrepreneurs, founders, and A-List business leaders to create what I believe is the best podcast for startups. My name is … Continued

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

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.

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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 studio for a 30-minute conversation, so make sure … 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 NierenbergĀ not only … Continued

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