Workplace Collaboration

Knowing When To Let Go In Business
Business, Entrepreneurship
February 18, 2016
Knowing When To Let Go In Business

As an entrepreneur, you have put blood, sweat, and tears (hopefully more of the latter two) into building your business. It’s an extension of you. Sometimes that leads to overprotective behaviour that could actually be harming the growth of your business in the long run. You have to learn to let go. Letting go doesn’t […]

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Ideation: Getting around the buzzword to the ideas
Strategy
February 19, 2015
Ideation: Getting around the buzzword to the ideas

So, you want to come up with the next big thing? Here’s a little secret – well two of them: First, don’t set out to come up with the next big thing; second, don’t go it alone. If you lead a team, I am sure you have said something to effect of “we need fresh […]

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5 Ways To Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed In Business
Business, Strategy
September 25, 2014
5 Ways To Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed In Business

As a small business owner, it can be very overwhelming at times to get everything done successfully and in a timely fashion. Most of us have been in a place where there is so much to do that you have no idea where to start, so nothing gets done, yet you still feel so busy […]

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20 Ways To Maximize Productivity As An Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship
June 19, 2014
20 Ways To Maximize Productivity As An Entrepreneur

Do you ever have those days where you are sitting in your office and it doesn’t matter how hard you try, you just can’t seem to focus on one thing long enough to get anything accomplished? I am not one to use sports references much, but I see it as being pretty much the same […]

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From Boring to Brilliant: 6 Ways to Spice Up Your Marketing & PR Efforts
Marketing, Strategy
May 29, 2014
From Boring to Brilliant: 6 Ways to Spice Up Your Marketing & PR Efforts

A good, integrated marketing strategy is essential to organizations at all stages of the brand lifecycle. Leaders create and implement individual campaigns that are designed to showcase the brand, individual products, and key characteristics and messaging for specific audiences. When we put together so many campaigns for the same organization, sometimes it is easy to […]

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Entrepreneurship, Strategy
April 17, 2014
Spotlight on Collaboration: Is Your Leadership Style Hampering the Process?

We have all sat through “brainstorms” where the manager stands at the front with a whiteboard marker in hand and dictates his/her ideas to the rest of the group, who, after trying to speak up in previous “brainstorms”, defeatedly writes down the “group’s” brilliant idea. So many organizations are moving toward a more collaborative workplace, […]

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