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Mean What You Say and Say What You Mean

My friend and I sat down one afternoon with lunch and coffees. After starting work at a marketing agency, my friend handed me the book Raving Fans. She told me it was required reading for all newly hired employees. She enjoyed the book and told me to read it, so I did. It was nice to hear about [...]

By |July 23rd, 2014|Raving Fans|0 Comments

How We Get Away With Not Micromanaging

I read a good article in Entrepreneur today that advocates against the evil “micromanagement cycle.” I hate micromanagement. Our un-agency hates micromanagement too, which makes it a heck of a lot easier for me to comfortably manage an awesome team of folks. There’s definitely no need to be micromanaging. In fact, if you’re finding yourself [...]

By |June 7th, 2014|Culture, Hiring, Managing|2 Comments

Does Hiring Based on Attitude Trump Hiring Based on Skills?

Earlier this year, Fast Company put out an article listing 7 ways to keep employees happy. The idea is that by keeping employees happy you can keep turnover low, and output and customer satisfaction high. The article sites Marriott and Southwest as two companies that have found a good formula for keeping employees happy, and in [...]

By |May 18th, 2014|Culture, Hiring|0 Comments

Are You Scared to Talk to the CEO of your Company?

Someone once told me: Never miss out on a chance to talk to a CEO. His take was that even if you’re an intern or miles away from the CEO on the organizational chart, if she or he is in your office or you have any chance of seeing him/her, why not start a conversation? Share [...]

By |April 30th, 2014|Growth, Leadership|0 Comments