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Bill Swanson is North America CEO of Cartridge World, but he’s also the company’s global chief financial officer. I recently asked him how he came to hold both roles, how he balances and weighs those responsibilities, and how other companies might study a similar strategy and structure.
You have a finance background and came to Cartridge World as global CFO before adding the North America CEO role.[…] Continue Reading »
Joe Griffin and Jay Swansson are co-founders and CEOs at iAcquire, a digital marketing agency that was founded in 2009. They have grown to 100 employees, with offices in Manhattan and Phoenix, serving 150-plus clients across industries. I recently asked them about how they handle and promote company culture.
What do you strive for your company culture to be?[…] Continue Reading »
Meredith C. Fineman (@meredithfineman) is the founder of FinePoint, a digital PR firm based in Washington, D.C. Fineman also writes on career, leadership and entrepreneurial issues for Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Lifehacker and other sites. I recently asked her about how she leads, what led her to found her company in 2011 and what she’s learned since.[…] Continue Reading »
Work is going well. You are good at what you do, and so is your team and maybe even the whole company. Deadlines and expectations are met and even exceeded; people are not just competent but inquisitive and innovative; and if the culture’s not perfect, it’s at least one that most speak highly of. Of all the things you, your team or company could be doing well, you’re probably achieving 95% of them.[…] Continue Reading »
David Pearl is the author of “Will there be Donuts? Better Business One Meeting at a Time” (published in the U.S. by HarperCollins, October 2013, available at Amazon and B&N), an international business consultant and head of Pearl Group. His book, which SmartBlog on Leadership excerpts here, is not about ending meetings but about reforming meetings — cutting out the clutter and making the most of what meetings remain.[…] Continue Reading »