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Employee Disengagement Starts With the Job Offer

Putting tight deadlines on job offers may seem like a good way to grab desirable talent, but doing so carelessly damages firms in the long term.<p>Among …

Social Media Demographics: The Surprising Identity Of Each Major Social Network

We explained in a recent report why many brands and businesses need platform-focused social media strategies, rather than a diluted strategy that aims to be everywhere at once.<p>In a new report from BI Intelligence, we break down the demographics of each major social media platform to help brands and …

Social Media

Joining Boards: It’s Not Just Who You Know That Matters

For many, a corporate directorship is a career capstone. But attaining one is far from easy. No one can say for sure how to get on a corporate board, but many people point to two routes: the first is to break into the “right” network and the second is to seek a progression of board seats that …

Empowered Teams Get a Slow Start, But Soon Zoom Ahead

In a war-game simulation, newly formed teams whose leaders encouraged collaborative decisions were at first quickly surpassed by groups with “directive” leaders. But the “empowered” teams learned more rapidly, and by the end of the simulation, they had bested the other teams by about <b>20%</b> of total …

Good Companies Are Storytellers. Great Companies Are Storydoers

Discussions about story and storytelling are pretty fashionable in marketing circles. I have ambivalent feelings about this. On the one hand, as a lifelong advocate for the power of story in business, I find this very encouraging. For all companies, having a story and knowing that story are crucial …

10 Traits of Great Leaders (and Their Followers)

Without great followers, no leader would achieve greatness. See here if you have what it takes to be both.<p>Much is written and taught about becoming a great leader. Many strive for leadership and many actually become great. As Shakespeare said in <i>Twelfth Night</i>: "Some are born great, some achieve …

A Summer Reading List for Marketers

Spoiler alert: I dropped out of university.<p>It’s true. I entered university with the best of intentions. At the same time, I was already publishing a couple of music magazines that were becoming successful. As I ventured down the road of burnout by trying to be both a publisher and a full time …

Siddharth Batra - Co-founder of Mine

[quote style=”boxed”]”As an engineer, I can solve small scale problems but properly attempting large problems requires a brilliant, diverse and …

Ten Summer Reads For Entrepreneurs

[quote style=”boxed”]”…pick out your vacation spot, pack a few books from our summer reading list, and head out on your first entrepreneurship …

Entrepreneurship

Feeling Stuck? 3 Simple Steps to Shake It Off

Even the most successful leaders get stuck in their careers. Here's a surprisingly simple way to break through and achieve your goals.<p>It happens all the time: you're trying to solve a tough problem and you get stuck. You rack your brain but the answer just won't come. Asking around doesn't help. …

Motivation