Mon.Feb 17, 2020

How to Get Venture Capital: Secrets of Sand Hill Road

Leading Blog

V ENTURE CAPITAL is not right for every business. But if you determine that it is right for you, you should read Secrets of Sand Hill Road by Scott Kupor, the managing partner at Andreessen Horowitz. It is a book for those with big ideas.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Sonic The Hedgehog Movie

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I have fond, fond memories of Sonic The Hedgehog. From the SEGA startup sound to the blur of blue on the screen as you raced through the levels, Sonic was the video game character with spunk and attitude.

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3 of the Most Important Leadership Skills Your Leaders Hope You Have

Let's Grow Leaders

Senior leaders share the most important leadership skills to master now As we work with senior leaders to build their leadership development programs, the conversation always turns to the most important leadership skills their frontline and middle-level leaders need.

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Two Interview Questions that Help you Hire the Right People

Leadership Freak

Leaders tell me, “I can’t find good people.” What if the talent war is the wrong war? Maybe you’re looking in the wrong place and asking the wrong questions. Success is more about… Continue reading → Leading

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

Why a Leader’s Productivity is Doubly Important

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader, you are pulled in many directions. Priorities change in a heartbeat. And you never know what question or challenge one of your team members will bring to you at any moment. Nearly every leader I know wants to and needs to be more productive.

Change Management Communication: 5 Step Planning Guide


Organizations going through change naturally focus on the project being implemented – what has to be done by when to complete the action plan. They often don’t give as much thought to what people need to do differently to achieve the desired results.

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Traditional vs Digital Marketing: Why You Don’t Have to Choose

Strategy Driven

Traditional vs digital marketing, which is better? Neither is. The fact is, you should be using both. Used right, your traditional marketing campaigns will boost your digital marketing success and vice versa. The only way to achieve maximum marketing success is to use both strategies.

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10 Interesting Facts About Water That’ll Leave You Astounded

Strategy Driven

Everyone knows that water is critical for our existence. It covers approximately 71 percent of our planet and makes up around 60 percent of the human body. We use it to stay hydrated, keep clean, and as a fun way to cool off on a hot summer day.

Aim Higher: The Power of Focus

Skip Prichard

ACHIEVE GOALS WITH FOCUS. When you hear the word “focus”, what do you think of? I am instantly transported back to elementary school. Our classroom was in a basement. I can still see the painted cement brick walls and can still tell you how many were between the door and the back of the class.

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3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

CEO Spotlight: Scott Cullather Builds A Global Footprint For INVNT

CEO Insider

Sharing stories has been a part of human civilization since the beginning. Stories engage and grasp consumers’ attention by sharing ideas, emotions, and experiences in powerful ways. Storytelling helps to build communities.

37 Top Christian Authors Every Believer Must Uncover

Miles Anthony Smith

37 Christian Authors: Some Bestselling, Some Lesser Known, but All Aiming to Glorify God in Their Work With more than 2 billion followers globally , Christianity remains the largest religion in the world.

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Beautiful, I shall ask myself these same questions each day when I start my journey


37 Top Christian Authors Every Believer Must Uncover

Miles Anthony Smith

37 Christian Authors: Some Bestselling, Some Lesser Known, but All Aiming to Glorify God in Their Work With more than 2 billion followers globally , Christianity remains the largest religion in the world.

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

Miracle Minded Entrepreneur: How to Move Past Fear and Start Your Own Business


Fear keeps us from doing a lot of things in our life, but if you can move past that fear and get out of your head, the possibilities become massive. Today’s post is by John Murphy, author of Agent of Change (CLICK HERE to get your copy). It was 1988 and I was suddenly unemployed.

7 Ways to Stop Church Gossip

Ron Edmondson

As a pastor, I have heard far more “junk” than I care to hear sometimes. It always frustrates me to watch how gossip begins in the church about other people’s problems. Many times the hardest repercussion of any sin is the gossip which stirs about the people involved.

Standardize Improvements to Achieve Results

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog (since 2004). Part 2 of True Improvement vs Illusion of Progress a presentation by Peter Scholtes. Peter gave this presentation at George Washington University in 1990. See our post on part 1 of the presentation.

Best Workplace Comedies on Netflix

HR Digest

Netflix is becoming immensely popular nowadays, with millions of subscribers around the world and increasing at a fast pace each day. The online streaming site features everything from movies to web series to webisodes, television programs to what not!

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

How to Succeed When You Have Big Shoes to Fill

Harvard Business Review

Don’t let imposter syndrome get the best of you. Professional transitions Leading teams Digital Article

Don’t Let Negativity Sink Your Organization

Harvard Business Review

People are wired to see the negative more than the positive. Leadership Change management Organizational culture Digital Article

Small Data Can Play a Big Role in AI

Harvard Business Review

Don’t underestimate the power of your untapped data sets. Data Digital Article

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How Do Consumers Feel When Companies Get Political?

Harvard Business Review

A survey of 168 managers yields surprising results. Economics & Society Social responsibility Government Digital Article

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.