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Mommy, the teacher just told me I have a show and tell project due!!!!

Do you remember those days from your elementary school days? Or better yet do you remember that from your kid’s elementary school days? (Sorry, I do not mean to put the getting older trap on you)? Well we have show and tell days in the workplace too. The purpose of the assignment was to have each child come to class to tell his/her fellow students about something that was important to them. The presentation was made and that was the end of the process. On rare occasions, another students got excited about the presentation and began to investigate the topic, themselves. Other than that there was no seeing a problem and feeling the problem.  The student’s lives were not changed.

The business world is no different. We have our show and tell assignments. They are called process improvement teams. Consider this scenario for a moment. You have thrown together a cross-functional team and have begun the process of resolving a problem facing the organization. You do everything you are supposed to do. However when everything is said and done, the report ends up on a shelf somewhere and never visited again. The team then returns to their old responsibilities and nothing has changed. It ...

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An Exact Process for Intelligent Delegation

How do you delegate effectively? This is a BIG question for people. I personally didn’t automatically know how to do this when I became a business owner. But once I began building a team within my company, I had no choice but to figure it out. I had to work at it and learn how […]
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Add a Little Hoopla to Your Culture


Guest post from Dean M. Schroeder:


Carl Holte loves Hoopla! Not hoopla as in the form of exuberant celebration, but hoopla as in the name of an improvement technique used at the Web Industries Hartford, Connecticut unit where Carl is the plant manager.

Hoopla is a simple, quick improvement technique that is used at the end of every meeting or event. Participants are asked three questions:

1)     What Went Well

2)     What Didn’t Go Well

3)     What Should We Do Differently
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How to Be Strategic: The Discipline of Three

In this video, I’m sharing one BIG question and one essential tool to help you get more strategic. Along the way, I’ll introduce you to the best biscuits ever, use the “straight jacket” approach to help you get the focus …
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Entrepreneurs: Pinterest, Women and Culture

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Can male founders create great, woman-friendly cultures? And if they do will the company become mind-blowingly successful? Ask Pinterest co-founders Ben Silbermann, Evan Sharp and Paul Sciarra. Better yet, listen to their female engineers. People would say things like, “Pretty girls don’t code,” or “I assumed you weren’t [...]

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Employee Engagement Reflects Leadership Effectiveness

When our three kids were growing up I was — sometimes painfully — reminded of the old parenting adage; “children act like their parents despite all attempts to teach them good manners!” When Chris, Jenn, or Vanessa behaved poorly in public — if I took a deep look in the mirror — I could recognize […]
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5 SEO Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

 
Author: Vijay Gaikwad







If you’re an entrepreneur relying on a strong online presence to connect with customers, you’re right to pay attention. For instance, Google is taking a hard line approach. Shady link-building tactics poor quality content and bad design are just a few of the factors causing websites to get penalized. So what’s worked for your business in the past may no longer work, and in fact, could actually hurt your business now?
Today, successful SEO strategies have to incorporate diverse components including brand building, mobile optimization, content marketing and social media integration. It’s time to adapt your strategy to address these realities. Here’s a closer look at five trends that will shape your SEO success in the year ahead.
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5 Attractive Article Structures to Increase Readership

As a regular guest author on a variety of niche sites – such as Venture Beat’s Games Beat to Social Media Examiner to Buzzfeed – I often have to quickly adjust my writing style to fit their tone. This is pretty customary for me now, but at first it was time consuming. I’d have to [...]

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You Can Now Officially Search For Twitter Lists on Twitter. Here's How.

*Great news* You can search for Twitter Lists again. Now this may get all of you excited but if you are in recruitment, sourcing, business development or research it should! Twitter lists are one of the best parts of using...
Twitter list searching is back
 
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How did we lose our way?

On April 14 the Wall Street Journal ran an article about companies eliminating their HR departments. If you poll large enough population of corporate executives about the role of HR, a majority will tell you that HR is an obstacle to getting things done. A couple of weeks ago Robin Schooling, fellow HR blogger at HR Schoolhouse, stated she had asked a group of HR ladies how to increase employee engagement and their unanimous response was to hold a picnic. When we went to school many of us were taught to learn by the rote method. ...

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Where Will You Be One Year From Today?

One year from today, where will you and your career be? Where will you, your health and significant others be? More importantly, do you have a plan of how you are going to get there? Do you have goals established and written down? 

If you want to develop the direction and drive to accomplish your goals here are a couple of ideas to get you in motion: