Lucas Verschuur

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Strategies to Attract Superpower Marketing Talent

Today’s most competitive marketplace isn’t technology but talent. The challenge of attracting and retaining talent is particularly acute for marketers. Their function has been turned upside down and inside out as a result of digital technology, empowered employees, and connected customers.<p>In this …

3 Secrets Behind Turning a Great Idea Into a Big Business

Hint: It starts with culture<p>How do you take a great idea and turn it into a big company? The answer to that question is likely on the minds of most early-stage entrepreneurs.<p>One person with the experience to provide useful insights is South Africa native Barry Morris -- an Oxford graduate who has …

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5 Strategies for Driving Sales With Thought Leadership

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve spent any time marketing in a new (or young) market, you’ve undoubtedly heard the term thought leadership. In fact, some of the largest companies in the world spend a good proportion of their marketing programs …

Marketing

15 Ways To Slowly Destroy Your Career

Bad habits, such as giving curt responses to emails or keeping to yourself all day, could be hurting your reputation — whether you realize it or not.<p>Here are 15 bad behaviors that will slowly erode your credibility and cost you in the end.<p>Every workplace operates under its own set of social …

15 Things Successful People Do on Monday Mornings

Those first few hours after the weekend are critical. Start your week off right.<p>Monday mornings are the most critical time of the workweek, as they set the stage for the day and week ahead.<p>"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the …

Time Management

3 Simple Swaps That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a holistic lifestyle of better health, better ideas and a better lifestyle that you’re working toward. To make those improvements means updating your habits and to change your habits takes commitment and some …

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5 Things Really Successful Learners Do

Most everyone can learn, but some people just absorb and grow at remarkable rates. Here are some of their tricks.<p>Many people claim to be a "lifetime learners," and with good reason. Scientists have warned that you need to keep your brain active if you want to avoid mental decay. But some people …

Self-improvement

How To Use The Science Of 'Physical Intelligence' To Win A Negotiation

As new insights into the mind show, people's behaviors are shaped by their physical sensations — all without their knowing. For instance, if you're holding something warm, you'll treat the people around you more warmly.<p>That's great if you want to make a friend, but not so great if you're sticking …

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Selling

Almost every position in every company requires some kind of selling. Here are the essentials you need to know to do it well.<p>There are thousands of "how to sell" books and training courses available everywhere around the world. However, everything you need to know about selling really boils down to …

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