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Month: February 2016

February 27, 2016

1) People

Leadership for hire: CEO Don Walker of Magna International sits down to discuss how hiring for character and culture is just as important as hiring for performance.
by Bill Hogg of Bill Hogg & Associates


2) Strategy

Not all momentum is good momentum. These 5 lessons will help you identify when it’s time to pump the brakes and reassess your company’s direction.
by Elizabeth Doty on strategy+business


3) Execution

Is your business dashboard ferocious enough? Go deep, and learn the 5 essentials for every dashboard with the new T.I.G.E.R strategy.
by David Worrell on Fuse Financial Partners Blog


4) Cash

Has your light bulb lit up? Find out why you want to hold off on seeking venture capital until your idea is fully realized – and the VCs are coming to you.
by Dileep Rao on Forbes


February 20, 2016

1) People

Overtime rules are changing, and your business needs to keep up. These 4 tips can help you keep work flexible for your employees while you take advantage of new overtime legislation.


2) Strategy

Strategy, meet Culture: How to lead Culture as a strategy to grow your business and create a stronger – and more satisfying – workplace environment than ever before.


3) Execution

So you founded a company, now what? Don’t go it alone: You may have the vision but not the ground game, and bringing in a CEO as business booms may be the best thing you’ll ever do.


4) Cash

The 10 Cash Commandments: These must-know tips for small business owners will pump up your credit score and guide you toward a strong financial future.

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February 13, 2016

1) People

Bernie or Hilary? The Donald or? A long election season is upon us. Keep your employees from squaring off at the water cooler by following these practical suggestions.


2) Strategy

The end is the new middle: Smart marketing teams don’t stop at the POS anymore. Three key strategies for engaging with customers long term by synchronizing marketing, sales, and success.


3) Execution

Media + technology = change. Some big shifts in advertising this year – learn about 3 new trends driving better brand value that you’ll want to pay attention to.


4) Cash

Contemplating the cloud for your ERP investment? SaaS? On premise? What you need to know now to think through your options and plan effective implementation.

February 6, 2016

1) People

Get to bed! Why the CEO of Marriott brags about how much he sleeps, why he says our business culture of shorting ourselves on shut-eye is “dead wrong,” and what he’s doing about it.


2) Strategy

Zoom zoom! The IT world is only speeding up, and CIOs have to be nimble to stay relevant. Discover the 6 areas CIOs need to rethink in 2016 to accommodate this year’s business realities.


3) Execution

Is the face of your business starting to wrinkle and sag? Give it a lift that’s more than skin deep with these 10 tips on making sure your website is working as hard for you as it possibly can.


4) Cash

When’s the best time to raise funds? What’s the best way to push for better terms without being, uh, pushy? Get the basics on business and capital from Andrew Ross Sorkin, award-winning financial columnist for the New York Times, on this Twitter chat. Read more