Mark Rothenberger

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Why You Should Build a More Transparent Company While Building Your Team | Inc.com

Ever since I took my first company public in 1996, I have been a firm believer in sharing company information internally, and keeping team members informed.<p>Before this event, I did the opposite. I kept everything on a "need to know" basis, because that's what I thought was best for the company. It …

Business Strategy

Barack Obama's Former Speechwriter Has 3 Important Tips for Making Your Next Talk Memorable | Inc.com

<i>How can I become a good speaker? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by David Litt, Former Obama speechwriter, and author of Thanks, Obama, on Quora:</b><p>There are lots of technical details …

Barack Obama

Still Skeptical of Unlimited Vacation? Here's Why It's the Best Policy for Your Company | Inc.com

As an employee, unlimited vacation might sound like a dream come true.<p>But, when you're running the company, it sounds as frivolous as nap rooms, ping pong, and a dozen craft beers on tap. Silicon Valley stuff, right?<p>I wrestled with the pros and cons of unlimited paid time off, but I couldn't help …

A CEO’s guide to reenergizing the senior team

In today’s tough and fast-changing environment, CEOs must help their top leaders to work through fear and denial and to learn new rules.<p><b>When business</b> …

These homemade pretzel bites will ruin all other pretzels

Photo via Thanksgiving.comAmerica loves pretzels. They’re a great accompaniment to watching TV, pair well with beer and, of course, what baseball …

10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need – Page 10

Accurate Miter Saw Cuts<p>Clamp this small Baltic birch table to your miter saw when you want to cut a few short pieces to an exact length. The slot in …

Build Your Trust With Deliberate Behaviors

Trust is not something that just “happens.” It’s created and maintained by authentic, deliberate, and observable behaviors.<p>Nobody understands these behaviors better than Stephen M.R. Covey, author of the bestselling book <i>The Speed of Trust.</i><p>In the first part of our conversation with Covey, we …

How To Propel Employee Engagement To Sky-Rocketing Levels

Often leaders are focusing so intensely on growth that we miss that our team’s emotional experience is suffering.<p>And when they’re suffering, they’re in their Critter State versus their Smart State. Why? Most likely because safety, belonging or mattering are missing. But how do you know who needs …

Employee Engagement

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Profit

This 1 Time Management Shift Will Change The Way You Think About Your Priorities

There are better ways to let employees know how they should be spending their time.<p>One of the most common excuses a company manager or executive hears is, "I don't have enough time."<p>From the moment I started my first company in a flea market as a teenager (that went on to go public and eventually …

The Leader’s Calendar

In the lexicon of management, the CEO is the epitome of leadership. Yet surprisingly little is known about this unique role. While CEOs are the ultimate power in their companies, they face challenges and constraints that few others recognize.<p>Running a large global company is an exceedingly complex …

Amazon Just Did Something Brilliant to Increase Its Profits (And Why You Should Copy It)

This one decision increased Amazon's revenue by over a billion dollars. Steal a page out of their playbook and increase your profit margin by 15% or more today.<p>In a letter to shareholders in April, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shared, for the first time ever, the total number of Amazon Prime members (100 …

Why Most Meetings Suck--and 5 Things You Can Do to Make Sure Yours Don't

You can't run a company without meetings. Unfortunately, most meetings are poorly run. Here are five things to make yours better.<p>As I grew my business from a team of three people to a five-time Inc. 5000 company, I became overwhelmed by the number of meetings I was in. Not a day went by that I …

The 15-minute Dumbbell Workout for Busy Guys

At some point in every guy’s life, finding workout time becomes problematic. It doesn’t matter if you’re a former bodybuilder or a master of time …

10 Mental Habits to Help You Solve the Toughest Problems

What all profound thinkers need to know.<p>You know who they are--the people who can view any situation and somehow pick it apart in ways that make you see solutions in a whole new way.<p>They're the people you call for advice. They're the people that seemingly have a deeper understanding of work, and …

6 essential documents for project management success

Here are six key documents that project managers and their teams rely on to successfully guide and execute projects.<p>Careful project planning and …

Project Management

What Customers Really Want: It Might Surprise You

You don't need the resources of Amazon or Netflix to make the moves that will keep your customers coming back for more.<p>With the unparalleled success of companies such as Amazon getting constant media attention, it's easy to assume that customers only want products or services that come cheap and …

5 Signs That Instantly Identify a Leader with True Emotional Intelligence

This is what the best leaders do to gain trust and win the hearts and minds of people.<p>What do emotional intelligence and authenticity have in common? Everything. In its most stripped down form, being emotionally-intelligent means being an authentic person.<p>Yet authenticity doesn't come natural, …

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

5 Things Successful People Do Every Sunday

Don't wake up Monday without doing these five things.<p>Successful people know that the week starts the moment their alarm sounds on Monday - and they're ready to get after it. It's not hard to realize that elite performers, and the people who live full lives, maximize all the different moments that …

Success

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

How to Mentor a Perfectionist

It never ceases to amaze us. Bring up the topic of perfectionism in a room full of corporate CEOs, college presidents, or U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen, and you’ll see the same knowing smiles and nods of the head. Moreover, you’ll hear thinly veiled bravado about who among them is the most-perfect …

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

Connect with Us<p>Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole<p>We're all about the big breakfasts here at 12 Tomatoes, especially when bacon and potatoes are involved! …

Breakfast

Tater Tots® Nachos Recipe

"This delicious dish takes classic nachos and replaces the chips with Tater Tots®; they are absolutely addictive! Serve with your favorite nacho …

Tator Tot Taco Bake

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 9×13 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Heat a skillet to medium high heat. Add ground beef, garlic, and …

Food

HugeDomains.com - HustleCoin.com is for sale (Hustle Coin)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Build a $10 Split-Top Saw Bench for Woodworking (Short Version)

Woodworking

Build your own record player with this six-step guide

<b>$20 deck anyone?</b><p>We can think of a few reasons why a DIY deck is a recipe for disaster but if you do fancy a go, a user on Instructables has shared …

The Challenge of Managing a Long-Distance Relationship With Your Boss

As more employees work remotely, they face new obstacles to getting along with the boss.<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>It’s the toughest long-distance relationship: employee and boss. More of us than ever are working from home or …