Rob Carroll

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Why Designers are going to take over the world — Design Thinking explained

Why Designers are going to take over the world — Design Thinking explained<p>About thirty years ago, Apple Computers released the first ever personal …

The No. 1 Mistake People Make When They Network (and How to Avoid It)

It's a relationship, not a transaction.<p><i>What is the most important thing in a business relationship? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic Therapeutic</b> …

You Grew Your Startup, Now Build Your Advisory Board

No company is complete without an advisory board. Here's how to build one.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No startup founder reaches success alone. Even when an entrepreneur has grown a kernel of an idea into a full-fledged, successful company, he or she should rely on …

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6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

3 Reasons Leaders Should Be More Specific

Whether things at your company are going well or poorly, it's always a good time to get down to the nitty-gritty.<p>No matter who you are, what kind of company you run, or how long you've been doing it, you'll never make the right calls 100 percent of the time. The only way to avoid making any …

3 Tools That Turn Remote Employees Into Close-Knit Teams

The right technology can help keep your off-site teams connected and engaged.<p>I have spent most of my career as an entrepreneur and executive working remotely. I've run businesses, meetings, and in-depth projects with people in the same city, from the other side of the country or even around the …

Team building tips | Venues for team building | Secret Spaces

Team building no longer needs to be extreme nor necessarily outdoors. Today there are many more activities that are more about an inclusive …

This Entrepreneur Built a Multi-Million Dollar Company by Following These 3 Hiring Principles

Building a powerful team isn't easy. You might need to rely on some unconventional strategies.<p>As we all know, great talent is both hard to find and really expensive. You can't compete with Google, Apple, or Facebook on compensation.<p>So, how do you build a powerful team of talented people who share …

5 Networking Tips For Introverts Who Get Nervous Around People

"... listening shows they care about the people speaking, which makes them a more powerful leader."<p>For many, networking can feel like an unwelcome …

Nine Ways Successful Group Networking Empowers Women Entrepreneurs

<i>By: Dr. Anino Emuwa</i><p>Entrepreneurs often suffer from “lonely at the top” syndrome, the stressful feeling of isolation that comes with being the main decision-maker running a business. Networking has been suggested as a remedy to alleviate those feelings. But for female entrepreneurs who grapple with …

Author Networking Tip — Avoid Drama

Drama seems to be everywhere. I mean everywhere from the classroom to the living room to work and even online. To be honest, I don’t think you can …

Author Networking Tips — Be Polite

Author Networking Tips — Be Polite<p>This is one characteristic that is getting to be a rare event — Politeness. People are losing the ability to be …

Networking Rule #1: 'Take Off the Bib and Put on the Apron!'

Everyone knows networking is crucial but nearly nobody is teaching anybody how to do it well.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As we celebrate another graduating class, we thought we’d give them some good advice to help them turn their dreams of business success into …

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