Nate Carver

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How Running Your Meetings Differently Can Transform Your Culture

Meetings. Some are dreaded, others are valuable. Make sure your meetings are productive and a good use of time. Your culture will thank you for it.<p><i>By Bob Pothier, director for Partners in Leadership and a former GE exec who works with leaders to create greater accountability across the work force</i> …

FAIL: Busted Wind Turbines Give College Whopping Negative 99.14% Return On Investment

From the “it’s OK, we used other people’s money” department and Andrew Follet at The Daily Caller:<p>Two wind turbines on the Lake Land College Campus …

7 Surprising Questions Great Leaders Ask

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great leaders ask great questions -- have you ever wondered why? Do great leaders intentionally develop the art of asking great questions because they know it’s an essential leadership skill or do people who learn to ask great questions …

A report on the hyperbole behind the politicized issue of ‘fracking’

I wrote this report a couple of years ago, when local misguided fracktivists tried to get our local board of supervisors to issue a county-wide ban …

Oil & Gas Industry

Know the Difference between Customer Service and Customer Experience - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DISNEY INSTITUTE

<b>By Bruce Jones, Senior Programming Director, Disney Institute</b><p>The term “customer experience” is ubiquitous in business these days. In fact, focusing on the customer experience has become the single most important way for an organization to achieve success—often becoming its key differentiator and …

Customer Experience

7 Companies Whose Customer Service Makes Us Swoon

Last week, a bunch of fellow #ICMIchat-ers and I met to discuss our customer service crushes, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Some of the regular …

This Company Retains 95% of Its Employees — Here’s Its Secret

Location Labs is known for two things — its impressively low burn rate and its uncanny ability to retain brilliant employees for years and years. …

Management

Why a Vermont Utility is Selling Tesla Batteries

Vermont utility Green Mountain Power recently became the first U.S. utility to sell batteries from electric car company Tesla to its customers. With …

5 Phrases Every Leader Should Overuse

One of the hardest roles to fill is being a leader of a start-up. You have to deal with never ending issues. Start-up CEOs must motivate the rest of the team, establish a company culture, and find a way to keep everyone together.<p>When stepping into a leadership position, it's easy to become …

3 Tips on How to Trade Stocks Without Spending a Penny

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I hear this all the time: “Tim, I want to learn stock trading, but I don’t have any money. What can I do?” And what the people asking this forget is that I was once exactly where they are. I didn’t have a mentor, and I didn’t have some …

How to Develop Great Leaders Within Your Company | Inc.com

Every business needs to develop leaders from within its own ranks. So how can you improve your company's process?<p>Douglas Conant, the founder and CEO of executive development firm ConantLeadership, writes in <i>Harvard Business Review</i> about his most effective leadership development method while he was …

Leadership