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How to Design a Workplace for Wellbeing: 2 Critical Factors
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Want a workplace where employees thrive? Try incorporating these two principles. The Follett Corporation–a fifth generation family-owned business–underwent a facelift this year. While the office redesign started as a strategic attempt to consolidate buildings, it wound up revitalizing the entire organization. Aspen trees appear to grow independently of one another, but just below the surface […]

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How to Be a Better Leader? Love Being a Follower
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Would you actually be a better leader if you thought less about being the person out in front and more about the power and importance of followers? If you’re the type to focus obsessively on becoming a better leader, then let this quick video from entrepreneur Derek Sivers remind you of the power of followers […]

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7 Popular Pieces of Business Advice You Should Ignore
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Just because you hear it all the time doesn’t mean it’s right. Business, unlike, say, cardiothoracic surgery, is one of those areas where everyone feels they could be an expert. No one would explain their preferred open heart surgery technique based on the fact that their dad went under the knife back in 2004, but […]

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6 Lessons From Lewis and Clark's Research Methods
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Entrepreneurs can learn a lot about customer research from the ethnographic methods Lewis and Clark employed during their historical expedition. What’s the best way to stay close to your customers–and continue to understand what they want and need–as you grow? And what’s the best way to study a potential market, before you launch a business? […]

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Glass Ceiling Debate: He Said, She Didn't
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Some biases are so subtle neither gender may be aware of them, but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Margery Kraus is a rarity, and it frustrates her. As founder and CEO of APCO Worldwide, a $120 million, 650-plus-employee consulting company based in Washington, D.C., she has made it to the top of the corporate […]

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How to Break a Communication Block and Get Productive Again
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Sometimes people just can’t get on the same page. Here Inc. columnists share how to break a communications impasse. When working on a project with one of my colleagues last week, we came to point of conflict because we couldn’t communicate effectively. We were working on a mathematical problem that needed to get solved to […]

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10 Silly Things Entrepreneurs Say
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And more importantly, what to say instead. Some people keep lists of overused phrases and verbal tics. Others keep score of business clichés. CEO Ben Smith and SVP of Business Development Mark Menell of Wanderful Media, a startup that re-imagines the digital circular through FindnSave.com and a suite of mobile apps, like to collect silly […]

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Are You Looking for Leadership in All the Wrong Places?
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Transform your leadership mindset and learn to leverage hidden opportunities. This article is an adapted excerpt from the author’s forthcoming book, Do Lead. In the previous extract from Do Lead, I concluded with a definition of leadership which I’ve honed from 35 years of working with leaders (heroic and otherwise), and from engaging in occasional […]

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