Thu.Apr 19, 2018

What Makes A Great Leader?

YoungUpstarts

A lot of people assume that you are either a naturally good leader or you are not. While it is true that some people have leadership qualities instilled in them, you can also train yourself to be a better leader.

The 18-month rule and a harrowing tale

Berkonomics

It can take 18 months from initial concern about a critical employee to getting a replacement up to speed. Of course, I’ll tell another harrowing story here. But first. an old friend, Dick Tanaka, gets credit for the 18-month rule.

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10 Tips for Motivating Employees to Perform

The Startup Magazine

Motivated employees perform better, which makes it imperative to business success. While it might seem daunting to accomplish, the following ten tips will help you to understand how to better employee motivation. First of all, you need to recognize that all folks have motivation.

How to Gain Business Experience Fast

ConversionXL

You need business experience? Where should you work to get the best experience? Work for an agency! Working for an agency will allow you to view many business situations from the backend. Use your experience and CXL Institute’s course to Build a Brand for your Small Business.

5 Trends That Will Continue to Rock the Tech World in 2018 and Beyond

The Startup Magazine

Do you have trouble keeping up with the technology world? We don’t blame you. After all, the space moves especially fast in the information age. That said, there are some particular trends that are particularly notable for the coming year which you should know about. The good news?

How to Get More Time Back In Your Work Week

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Get More Time Back In Your Work Week written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Mandi Ellefson. Podcast Transcript.

There’s a word or two missing from the English language

OnlyOnce

In my personal life, I have acquaintances, I have friends, and I have good/close friends. In my work life, I have colleagues – the professional equivalent of acquaintances. But what comes after that professionally? We spend over half our waking life at work. Of course we are going to build important relationships. Some of them will cross over to personal and become legitimate “friends” or “good friends.”

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Book #13: Great by Choice

Jeff Hilimire

My goal in 2018 is to read 52 books. Here is a list of all the books I’ve read so far this year. Each book is ranked on a 5-star scale (5 is best). ** Great by Choice. Great by Choice blew me away. I think maybe based on where I am in my entrepreneurship journey – 20+ years and counting – that it hit me at the perfect time. Also, I listened to it on Audible and the person reading it did a great job. What I gathered from this book above all else is the power of patience.