Allyson Pagan

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When should you start meeting with investors?

One of the most frequent questions I get from founders, and one I had myself when I was founding companies, is “When should I approach investors?”<p>[ …

To Build The Organization Your Team Deserves, Diversify

As the Kansas City Royals face off against the New York Mets in the World Series—with both teams featuring an international roster of talent—I am reminded of how diversity can be a powerful tool in building a great team. For Frances Hesselbein, diversity not only allowed her to move from volunteer …

6 Ways to Succeed as a Leader - Center for Creative Leadership

Sharpen These 6 Skills and Set Yourself Apart<p>Want to stand out as a leader? Excel at skills where there is a strong need and weak capacity.<p>CCL …

The Future of Leadership in 2016

The Future of Leadership in 2016 written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape MarketingEveryone wants to be a leader, but not everyone acknowledges …

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The Future of Leadership

One Young World is the preeminent global forum for young leaders aged 18-30 and gathers the brightest young leaders from around the world, empowering them to make lasting connections and develop solutions to some of the world's most pressing issues. On 18 November, young people from 196 countries …

Leadership

What does leadership mean in the 21st century?

The relevance for leadership? Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and their lesser cousins have proved the power of the platform. They have shown that if your …

This Chart Shows Why Your Company Probably Needs Better Leadership Training

About 50% of employees say their leader rarely or never takes an active role in helping them to grow and develop. Think about that: Why do we have leaders if not to help employees grow and develop? And yet, leader directed employee growth and development is rarely or never happening for half of our …

10 Smart Books You Must Read to Boost Creativity and Cultural Knowledge

Regardless of your desired impact, these 10 will serve your leadership and culture well.<p>In the book <i>Contagious Culture: Show Up, Set the Tone, and Intentionally Create an Organization That Thrives</i> (McGraw-Hill), I invite readers to take an inside-out approach to leadership and cultural optimization. …

Best talent can't be bought, expert will tell executives

London Business School expert on how to recruit top performers<p>You don’t have to be the best payer in the industry to get a high performing workforce, …

A recent history of leadership development

Adam Kingl, Executive Director of Learning Solutions, traces the path of transformative executive development at London Business School. What can we …

3 Inexpensive Ways to Build Up Your Website Content

This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Now that brands have the ability to communicate directly with their consumers, PR agencies don’t have to rely solely on media pitching to help create brand awareness. Instead, agencies are shifting their focus on creating …

Public Relations

This Week in Content Marketing: Social Media Isn't Dead, We're Just Using It Wrong

<i>PNR: This Old Marketing with Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose can be found on both</i> <i>iTunes</i> <i>and</i> <i>Stitcher</i><i>.</i><p>In this week’s episode, Robert and I disagree with an …

Marketing

The Most Common Mistakes Companies Make with Global Marketing

Marketers often find themselves at the forefront of a company’s global expansion. The marketing team is usually responsible for carrying out the market research that will determine where a company should expand, and it’s usually charged with creating a plan for attracting customers.<p>As a former …

New Thinking On Leadership Development: Mindsets, Investment, Diversity, and Responsiveness

<i>Jimmy Henderson</i><p>We often hear school leaders describe how difficult it is to find qualified candidates to fill open positions. Rising stars leave too …

Leadership Reading to Start Your Week: 9/7/15

Here are choice articles on hot leadership topics culled from the business schools, the business press and major consulting firms, to start off your …

The State of Innovation in South Africa | | IT News Africa – Africa's Technology News Leader

September 7, 2015 • Opinion, Top Stories<p>A big part of surviving and even thriving in this challenging operating environment is the ability of …