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The Young Entrepreneur Council is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. Read previous SmartBlogs posts by YEC.
What is one app that has made you a more productive leader and why?
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Over the course of my two decades in journalism, I have met and interviewed everyone from the worker-owner of a corner deli to magnates of industry, and what separates the winners and loser is something very simple — working in a successful culture.
It doesn’t matter what size organization you are working or running — culture is key to achieving success.[…] Continue Reading »
The following is an excerpt from “Performance Management: Changing Behavior That Drives Organizational Effectiveness,” Fifth Edition, revised, by Aubrey C. Daniels, PhD., and Jon S. Bailey, Ph.D., for Performance Management Publications, a division of Aubrey Daniels International Inc.
Success in business is defined by an organization’s ability to produce results. If you don’t make a profit, you will go out of business.[…] Continue Reading »
Going from a one-woman marketing consultancy to a burgeoning agency is not something one plans, but a couple of years ago, I found myself hiring talented people and plugging them into my own workforce plan and in time, to those of my clients.
Because I wanted to ensure top-quality work from my team, my initial plan was to make the each an SME (subject-matter expert) within a specific area.[…] Continue Reading »
Last week, we asked: How aware are you of the negative perceptions others might have of your actions?
- Very aware — I always know how my actions can be seen negatively: 29.66%
- Aware — I know the perceptions of major actions but miss seeing others: 56.51%
- Not very aware — I know about negative perceptions after they’re pointed out: 11.62%
- Oblivious — I rarely see the negative perceptions others can have of my actions: 2.2%
Look through a new lens.[…] Continue Reading »