Strange to say, a nonprofit organization and Board can become too dedicated to its mission! Such over-zealousness can cause them to overlook opportunities for strategic change. For example: Nonprofit boards and their organizations offering mental heath counseling services are aware that new pharmaceutical therapies will certainly reduce the need for...
Every new business quickly realizes that revenue coming in every period on a committed basis is the Holy Grail to survival and growth. According to many experts, getting new customers is five to ten times harder than getting additional revenue from existing customers.
As SVP/General Manager of Karlitz & Company, Carole Coleman's responsibilities include providing strategic direction, managing client and partner relationships, supervising staff, and new business development.
If so, here are 10 actions you can take to dislodge your organization from its conventional thinking rut.
I suggest we need to step back and consider leadership as a phenomenon, and ask what we mean when we use the term. For example, it is almost impossible to imagine a leader as a solitary entity -- there are always others to follow. If this is so, then perhaps leadership is more of a social phenomena than the product of an individual's vision or some set of competencies.
I recently gave a talk on audience growth, and while I don't have all the answers, I do know a few things. I've learned both from my own experience and that of the people I work with (some of whom have much larger audiences than mine).
Mary is the founder and creator of Pearson Farm's Retail Division. When Mary Pearson married Al Pearson of Pearson farm, she not only gained the love of her life, but grew to have a great love for the beautiful large trees on the Peach farm.
Michelle Forsythe is the Co-Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of NoteStream
People can sense the disingenuous person miles away. We have that "gut" feeling which, while we cannot explain it, can sway us one way or another. It does not matter what business you are in, the number one way to be an effective communicator and build lasting relationships is to be genuine.
If your goal is to grow your business by networking, you need to know the rules to get the most out of every cocktail party, conference, convention, trade show, product show or networking connection.
The lower cost in global fuel prices can provide a unique avenue for countries to carry out energy subsidy reforms and develop energy efficiency programs with a much smaller negative effects on the population than otherwise.
Fostering Positive Workplaces,
Handling Tough Bosses,
How To Be a Good Boss,
In Praise Of Tough Bosses,
Remember that this is an age of outsourcing, downsizing, the near-death experience of the global financial system and -- for developed economies -- competition from places that don't particularly care about their employees' emotional well-being.
Authenticity has become as overused a term as storytelling, and meaningful conversation before that. For most brand stewards, it means nothing more than shooting 'reality tv' style commercials.
Until recently, sustainable investing has been regarded, at least in North America, as a niche investment strategy. Mainstream asset managers were often skeptical of it, primarily for perceived performance reasons.
This year marks the 80th anniversary of America's best-selling board game, Monopoly. And while many folks might fib about their age, Hasbro's accounting of the game's birth is quite the tall tale.
Human beings are drawn to rules. Whether or not we agree with specific policies, we want there to be a policy of some kind. We crave clarity. But we also demand flexibility.
So my prayer today is this. That I stop defining myself by my doing, and start defining myself by my being. That I stop measuring time by the clock on the wall, and start measuring it by the experiences I share with those around me. And that I stop seeing my life as "busy," and instead, see it for what it truly is. Full.
Who doesn't want their content to go viral and get thousands of social media shares? I'm sure you've seen or even created great content that didn't get much attention on social media.
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The truth is, branding is serious strategic business. A good brand doesn't just happen, it's developed with careful focus, deep insightful thinking and lots of creative gusto.