Leadership Advice

5 Quick Ways to Motivate Your Employees

In the workplace, finding ways to keep your employees motivated can be on the surface, a daunting task. You've brought your vision to fruition, and you are moving forward and building a strong business. You need positive, forward-thinking employees that are bringing a...

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The Growing Importance of Social Business

Utilizing social media has evolved from an additional piece of the total marketing puzzle to an integral piece of your overall strategy. We've come a long way from the days of Friendster and Myspace. Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube all require...

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Five Qualities That Define Great Leadership

This subject is the 'what is the best grilled cheese sandwich' of the leadership management conversation. What makes a good leader? What makes a great leader? I know that many leaders spend a good portion of their existence questioning their own actions, looking for...

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3 Steps To Resolving Workplace Disputes

One the most enjoyable things about building a brand and growing a business is watching employees thrive and grow within my organization. Being a leader means that I have a continued presence and influence in their personal and professional growth, which can be...

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4 Ways To Get Your Brand Noticed In Search

Once I brought the vision for hint out of the kitchen and into production, there was a moment of anxiety when I realized that yes, I had created something unique and new - but how will people find it? Of course, there were the natural avenues of marketing and...

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Why Employees Leave Managers, Not Companies

There are numerous reasons that employees will decide to leave a company. Often the decision is financial, geographical or related to something you cannot control. Just as often, the prime factor in why an employee has chosen to leave a company is you - their manager....

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3 Reasons Why Collaboration Is The Key To Innovation

When your company gets to a certain point, or perhaps it's already there, there are definite separations between departments. Perhaps you refer to these as silos, perhaps there are cross-team processes in place that prevent that terminology or perhaps you just haven't...

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5 Truths for Millennials and Leadership

I previously wrote about what it is like working with millennials. Today, I’m going to talk about how you can transition some of your millennial staff into great leaders. This generation of worker comes with a stronger potential for leadership than ever before, thanks...

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How To Scale Innovation To Your Team

As my company and more importantly, my team, has grown over the years, one of the most difficult things to maintain has been a culture of innovation and creativity. Often, we get stuck in the mundane repetitiveness of running a business and forget that to truly reach...

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How to Harness the Power of Millennials in the Workplace

Millennials, categorized as those born from the mid-1980s to the early 2000s, are a much-maligned sector of the workforce. While most of the innovation coming out of Silicon Valley is attributed to this generation, there are still many who believe that working with...

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