Hidden Kryptonite

The Hidden Kryptonite That’s Killing Your Business

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There are many things to worry about as a business. Employees, backend admin, day-to-day happenings, connecting with other companies in your space… oh, and I guess the clients. So when it comes to building your team,...
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The Difficult Job of Making Decisions

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How many important decisions did you make lately? Difficult, isn’t it? Most of us would likely underestimate this number; It mainly depends on what the term “important” evokes to you. Generally speaking, an important...
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The Poison Killing Your Company Could Save it

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Is pessimism killing your company’s work ethic? You should be able to answer this question pretty quickly. If the following phrases are abundant in your workspace, it’s likely that your leadership doesn’t know how to properly...
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The three essential traits of successful innovators

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“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.”  - Peter F. Drucker In the past, it was through great commanders’ examples that leadership principles were implicitly described and taught. “Innovation” was...
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Top 8 Women in Cryptocurrency

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Employing LinkedIn is Job 1

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LinkedIn inspires love-hate relationships. Users swear by it or swear at it. Those in the middle simply don’t use it. Jeff Sheehan is a user -- a power user. That’s part of his job. He...
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How to Avoid Losing

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It’s your lucky day! You meet a kind stranger who offers you your choice of a great deal, something for nothing. No tricks, really: you’re getting a free lunch.  She gives you $45. Then, she...
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Transforming IT for the COVID-19 Disrupted Business Context

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The ongoing COVID-19 crisis is desperately disrupting industries, CIOs are starting to anticipate not only the impacts on IT but also the changes to carry out. How to reorganize IT staff? How to optimize...
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Journey of improvement starts with well-being

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A general health crisis drives home the importance of integrating wellness into work culture. Past platitudes have become new imperatives for employers.  “Our job is to set up the environment so people can continue that...
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Good alignment puts your values top of mind

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Even in the best of times, entrepreneurs are guilty of overthinking. Add a worldwide crisis, and heads spin with ultimate solutions that look good on paper but fall short in practice. Amid the turmoil, work...
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Corporate survival hinges on their culture

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Wrenching change and gut checks rule the day as companies lurch from one unforeseen challenge to another. Besides the massive human toll, corporate cultures are shaken at their foundations. With businesses stressed and their workforces...
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Drive the Relationships Workers Crave

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Try as they might, many organizations still struggle to move the needle on worker engagement but to no avail. Throwing money at the problem hasn’t helped. Gregg Lederman has a few suggestions. He is a...
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Report From Trump Country: How ‘The News’ Helps Trump in the South

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This story is about what I have observed regarding Southern Trump voters. I am a white male that was born and raised in the South. This story tells what I have noticed about the...
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Fixing Photography

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Deep Domain Expertise Weighs In to Reinvent a Broken Business Introduction Have photographs lost their economic value? One might make that case by connecting the dots, from photo agency consolidation and the transition from film to digital...
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Modern workers are still human

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If you want to successfully manage a large group of people, send in the Marines. Sean Jackson has answered the call. The veteran leatherneck left the military only to find the civilian ways of...
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For SEO, the words are key

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Search engine optimization can be intimidating to the untrained. From the outset, it helps to get the acronym right. “That's the first step,” Andy Crestodina said. “You'll never be good at SEO if you can't...
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Influence: How Things Get Done

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“The extreme sophistication of modern technology -- wonderful though its benefits are -- is ironically an impediment to engaging young people with basics: with learning how things work.” – Lord Martin Rees, British cosmologist,...
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Do This With Your Kids Before You Jump On Your Next Zoom Call

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In this age of a pandemic with working from home and schooling from home and daycare from home, and cleaning our homes, not to mention taking care of repairs, pets and yards if you’re...
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The ultimate way to keep your distance

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Leaders and managers face challenges to engage and support their remote teams. What was once commonplace for international corporations now weighs on businesses of all sizes.  Those who pioneered work from afar have gotten a...
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Why are we talking about pivots?

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Being adaptable is more important and long lasting for success. Here are eight steps to be a more adaptable person and organization. There are a lot of articles and talking heads using the word “pivot" as...