Tag Archives: company

Why companies should focus on relationships, above all else

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Thought Leadership on Innovative Tech presented by SWK Technologies. I recently had the privilege of gathering almost every employee at SWK Technologies together for a fun and productive two-day staff event, which included our annual meeting. As I looked around at everyone in the room on the first day, I watched them laugh, chat, share recipes, comment on recent sports games, ...

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Filling a key role in your company

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Thought Leadership on Executive Recruiting by Search Consultants. “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” –Andrew Carnegie The team you build within your company is an essential component in the success of your business. When you ...

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What’s in a name? A surprising amount of your company’s value

Thought Leadership on Intellectual Property as a Business asset presented by IP Works, PLLC.  Apple, Louis Vuitton, Nike and Coca-Cola. What do they have in common? Their trademarks are worth over $20 billion dollars – thanks to their leadership teams making smart decisions about them. Companies with strategic and proactive approaches to branding and trademarks add significant value to their bottom ...

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How much is that paper expense report really costing your organization?

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Thought Leadership on Managing Company Spending by ExpenseWatch. As confidence in the economy continues to increase, companies are starting to anticipate a boost in revenues and as such expect spending more to support growth. As we’ve said in previous articles, these growth periods are often accompanied by internal process bottlenecks and challenges as an organization strives to keep up with increased ...

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Engaging managers to scale a growing company

"Together everyone achieves more"

Thought Leadership on Igniting Growth in Stuck Companies presented by Relationship Impact. The leadership teams of growing companies sometimes struggle to effectively engage mid-level managers to help their organizations’ scale. The intent is there – executives want to delegate so they can focus on strategy and they want to grow the capabilities of managers to take on more responsibility – but multiple ...

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How leadership affects company value for investors

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Leadership undoubtedly has an impact on the value of the business, especially from an investment perspective. Companies have always been indexed with a market value based on a measure of their finances. And, while the finances of a business are important, potential investors may seek to base their investments on intangible metrics like brand, strategy and leadership. Previously, there had been ...

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Does your company have a unique way of doing things?

Thought Leadership on Igniting Growth in Stuck Companies presented by Relationship Impact. This afternoon a client CEO suggested that I read an article from today’s Washington Post Sport’s section titled “The Carroll Way: Seahawks coach stays true to himself and wins.” He mentioned that the piece was more management focused than sports focused and that it had valuable insights into ...

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Terry Tateossian

Leaders you should know: Terry Tateossian, Founding Partner and Lead Engineer, Socialfix – An entrepreneurial obsession.

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Yards Brewing Company president on creating a cult following

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It was the 1990s, at the height of the microbrew movement at Bertha’s Mussels in Baltimore. Tom Kehoe helped lug a firkin keg inside, and the owner of the tiny corner bar “banged the spigot” himself. Before the beer even started flowing, patrons were lined up, handing their prepaid glasses over the bar, just to get the first taste of Yards’ newest brew. It was at that moment that Kehoe, president of Yards Brewing Company, got his first inkling of the cult following they’d create back in Philadelphia.

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