Value Creation: The Foundation Of Business

Value creation makes or breaks a business model. It is the key metric that investors, shareholders, and other stakeholders look at when they consider long term returns. But the term itself is somewhat broad. Value is ultimately in the eye…

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How to Stay Focused

Learning how to stay focused takes practice. It would be wonderful if each day we knocked out each item of our to do list in less than two hours, took time to meditate, and then got in a hardcore workout…

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Impact of Social Media on Business

The impact of social media on business has been enormous for years and is only going to grow. If you’re a business owner, a consultant, or a professional of any type, you’ll want to read on to find out just…

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Industry 4.0: What Is It?

Chances are you have heard the term “Industry 4.0” thrown around in an online form recently – or maybe you are wondering how you missed Industry 1.0 – 3.0. In either case, the term, even though sometimes seen as a…

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Myers Briggs: Improve Workplace Communication

The Myers Briggs test has become something of a meme in academic and corporate environments over the last twenty years. If you’ve worked in an office in that time, you’ve likely overheard coworkers discussing the test or their “personality type.”…

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How to Give Feedback

Learning how to give feedback is one of the most important leadership skills you can develop. The ability to give actionable, constructive feedback – to peers, leaders and subordinates – in a way that they will receive will set you…

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Strategic Intent: Definition, Overview, & Example

You’ll hear an organization talk broadly about its strategy, or its strategic planning process – but what about strategic intent? Sure, a baseline level of execution and delivery is important. But often we see organizations launch a “vanilla” strategy that…

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Business Core Values: More than Just Business

Business core values are deeply ingrained principles that become cornerstones for your organization. They are often an integral part of building a successful business culture. When core values are well-defined, they will filter throughout your business, set you apart from…

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