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Chief of Staff: Overview, Job Duties, Education and More

Chief of Staff: Overview, Job Duties, Education and More

45% of Chiefs of Staff in large companies with more than $2 billion in annual revenue were at a Vice President level or higher. A good Chief of Staff is a strategic advisor to the President or CEO. Sometimes a Chief of Staff holds another role, but oftentimes that is...

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What Is Team Cohesion? The Ultimate Guide

What Is Team Cohesion? The Ultimate Guide

Most people don't know that 85% of workers in the United States alone experience some kind of conflict in the workplace on a daily basis. If people work in an office or in any other work environment that involves interacting a lot with coworkers, they would know that...

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Fractional Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Fractional Chief Operating Officer (COO)

With so many job titles being used today, it’s hard to know who does what. Therefore, it makes sense to start by hiring a fractional chief operating officer (COO) who can help in this area for a fraction of the pay rate. But, what’s the difference between a COO and a...

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Fractional Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

Fractional Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

In the past, if you needed an executive, you would have to hire them as full-time workers and pay them high wages. A less costly solution is to hire what is known as a fractional executive since they only work a portion of the time a full-time executive would. What Is...

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Fractional Chief Executive Officer

Fractional Chief Executive Officer

Fractional Chief Executive Officer Had you mentioned an outsourced, seasoned, or fractional chief executive officer (CEO) a few years ago, people would have been stumped. Today, these words not only make a lot of sense but also bring value to organizations. But what’s...

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Taking Control With Strategic Planning

Taking Control With Strategic Planning

Often, advice tells us to live in the moment. It keeps us from getting wrapped up in hypotheticals and denying the present reality. This method doesn’t mean renouncing control and letting life direct us instead of us directing our lives. The same concept applies not...

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More Ways to Use Facts for Better Decision Making

More Ways to Use Facts for Better Decision Making

Influential leaders are efficient decision-makers. Your overall success as a company depends on your abilities to evaluate information and make rational conclusions. At times, you may find that there is no easy choice to make. In these cases, you'll need to rely on...

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Expert Tips for Analytical Decision Making

Expert Tips for Analytical Decision Making

Life is full of good and bad decisions. Thinking back to our youth, we can all come up with a few examples. As we mature, we learn that bad decisions are usually made because of factors like a lack of knowledge, impulsivity, or not taking the time to think things...

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Employee Growth: Further tips for employers

Employee Growth: Further tips for employers

Investing in your employees’ growth is more than providing raises and promotions. The goal is to find out what's important to each person on your team and give them ways to develop in those areas. According to Mary Meeker's Internet Trends 2015, millennials valued...

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10 Project Management Myths Debunked

10 Project Management Myths Debunked

The concept of project management is simple. Organize your efforts to see improved results. However, the execution of this idea often turns out to be more complex. If you're struggling with your project management, take a look at the reasons behind your challenger,...

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7 Clear and Empathetic Communication Strategies

7 Clear and Empathetic Communication Strategies

How important is a clear communication strategy? A study by Watson Wyatt showed that companies that used effective communication were more than 50% more likely to report below-average employee turnover. Companies look at a yearly loss of nearly $27,000 per year for...

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Advanced Growth and Scaling

Advanced Growth and Scaling

How many times have you missed the perfect opportunity because you waited too long? Don’t miss out on the benefits of growth because of a lack of action. A good plan is only as strong as its implementation. Here, you will find the tools to help you move forward...

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Intermediate Growth and Scaling

Intermediate Growth and Scaling

How many businesses have failed by trying to stay the same? In reality, the only constant is change, and the harder you try to resist it, the more problems your face. Thankfully, a reliable strategy that plans for your growth will save you endless future headaches....

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Growth and Scaling 101

Growth and Scaling 101

Where do you want your business to be five years from now? How about in ten years? If you haven’t thought this far, you’re not alone. In 2018, only 63% of businesses surveyed reported they had planned for more than a year in advance. Though more than half of...

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Advanced Product Development

Advanced Product Development

The Marketing Research Association reports that of all the developed products, only 40% make it to market. Even more shocking is that 40% of those that do make it don’t generate any revenue at all. Careful planning increases the chances that your product will not only...

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