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Startup Blog discussion on Leadership and Team Building - Insights with Taffy Williams

Taffy Williams

He writes for the Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business and is found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group. entrepreneur leadership management Startup

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Leadership Lessons from the 3 Tenors

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The 3 tenors have lessons on leadership? Leadership sometimes requires knowing when to sing solo and when to harmonize. Other articles are published in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur Startup leadership teamReally?

3 Universal Leadership Lessons From Fatherhood

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But most importantly, I''m a husband and father to two amazing daughters, Charlotte and Kate. As I celebrate my younger daughter''s graduation from kindergarten, I can''t help but recognize how she''s made me a better boss. I''m an entrepreneur, CEO, leader, teacher, and writer.

Agile entrepreneurs know anything is possible

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He writes for the Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business and is found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group. attitude entrepreneur leadership Startup successYES YOU CAN!

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6 Steps help generate great leaders

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He writes for the Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business and is found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group. education entrepreneur leadership Startup

Agile leaders take care in what they say to others

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He has written more than 300 articles for: Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business. Agile Agile Thinking communication entrepreneur leadership Startup Take care in what you say ! Many years ago a professor said something that altered my life.

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6 Steps help entrepreneurs in an exceedingly tight spot

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Freaking Out is Not a Management Style

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However, when you are in charge, the team expects more in the way of leadership and control. Other articles are published in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. strategy entrepreneur Startup management leadershipCertainty defines the likelihood something major will occur in the life of your startup. How the issues are handled will define you in your role as the CEO of the company.

Top 10 articles for 2012 from the Startup Blog

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3 Main startup traits attract money and talent

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5 Reasons entrepreneurs never get their big exit

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Your reputation precedes you

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Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur Startup management leadership Want to come work with me? Entrepreneurs work hard to create businesses and make money in the process.

Organization and consideration help in the tough spots

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Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur assets organization skills Startup leadership wonder where that Contract with Big Co is located? Trash is trash unless you decide the items are antiques.

2 Words of advice for new and serial entrepreneurs

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Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. motivatin dreams enthusiasm entrepreneur emotions creativity Startup leadership energyMake your dreams a reality ! I do not know anyone that ever dreamed of going to work to make minimum wage.

Lack of social networking may hinder investment in your company

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Leadership and team building – The CEO must be focused and be able to lead the team to achieve the milestones that create value. Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. strategy social networking entrepreneur Startup leadership financing

Great ideas live or die based on your planning and execution

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Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur development Startup planning leadership Dinner anyone? Great ideas come and go. Some people have several new ideas a day while other people have them infrequently.

Develop better filters and your sales efforts will improve

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Let your light shine on others

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Second interview of Taffy Williams by Greg Viloria of the Nerd Stalker

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In a second interview by Greg Viloria, the Taffy Williams provided "slant" on startups, leadership and business creation: Nerd Stalker ( @nerdstalker ) calls the segment Startup Blog Insights. Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com.

The beast can kill your startup if you are not persistent

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Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. rules entrepreneur advisors barriers mentors regulations Startup leadership Get back up and try again! Large organizations have rules and regulations that can be infuriating at times.

5 Reasons real leaders must listen and understand

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Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur Startup management leadership teamMake sure you did not turn off your hearing or tuneout your team! Many years ago, a one of my relatives wore an older version of hearing aids.

Lessons learned by local entrepreneurs

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For some, small communities are more beautiful Big Council hosted a technology conference for entrepreneurs yesterday in Charlotte NC. Unlike Boston or Silicon Valley, the Charlotte NC area has fewer companies and less VC groups with local funding.

Repurpose a business or a product to create success

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Your best customers sometimes kill your company

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Entrepreneurs experience piling on

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Be known for reliability and honesty

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Entrepreneurs are like artists

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Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur creativity Startup leadershipThe start of a new company by an entrepreneur is like an artist creating a painting. The easel is blank and the artist creates a masterpiece from a vision.

Teflon Man as a nickname is not a complement

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Managing people in a leadership manner requires understanding the limits of individual abilities. Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. personnel entrepreneur problems Startup management leadership errors team

Networking is not a one sided activity

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The best guru for entrepreneurship and startup for your company

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Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. strategy entrepreneur Startup guru advice leadership PIVOTThere is Magic In Your Head, USE IT.

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Founders behaving badly negatively affect the business

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Ensure you maximize the leadership and relationship factors within your business. Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur problems Startup founder management leadership failure

100 plus articles published in the Examiner

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entrepreneur Startup management review leadership team negotiating The following articles are published in the Examiner.com and cover issues of startups and entrepreneurship. The list covers all articles published as of April 10, 2013.

Remember the square and round pegs must match the correct holes

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Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. personnel entrepreneur accomplishment Startup management leadership teamMatch the people to the correct task! The matching of shapes seems like a simple concept.

Mergers and acquisitions take thought and planning

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Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. strategy entrepreneur business plan acquisition Startup agreements leadership MergerIn a recent discussion with the CEO of a private company, an acquisition became the dominate topic.

You may never see what I see

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A Bridge Too Far

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Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur project planning development marketing Startup management leadership sales“ A Bridge Too Far ” is the title of a book and a movie filmed in 1977.

Indecision can kill your business

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Other articles are published in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur decisions Startup management leadershipUP OR DOWN ? One of the most difficult problems to tackle is deciding between multiple options. Complicating the decision may be playing one option against others in an attempt to optimize the outcome. For example, suppose you have multiple investor groups with different term sheets for your financing.

Productivity and creativity can come via different styles of work and relaxation

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Primal egos among professional

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Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. ?. strategy entrepreneur Startup management leadership teamListen to me. I am bigger and better than you! ? Everyone has an ego, but some people have a much stronger sense of self-worth than others do. The number of self-defined experts increases every day.

Diversity of ideas can lead to novel solutions of problems or conflict

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