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Administration, General organization management

Your Business May Be Failing: 20 Reasons Why and What to Do About It

April 10, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

It’s a reality all entrepreneurs must come to terms with: the potential for failure. Over 51% of businesses will fail in their first five years (U.S. Census data), and even 25–30% of venture-backed businesses fail. If you want to innovate […]


Communication, Department management

Knowing These 5 Secrets Will Make Your Business Meetings Amazing

April 9, 2018

Via: Small Business Trends

If you’re like most business professionals, the majority of your day is spent in meetings. Sometimes you can get a lot accomplished during this time. However, they are often ineffective. If you want to become more accomplished in your business […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

Reconstructing Performance Management for Both the Employee and the Company

April 6, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

In 2017, Aberdeen found that 64% of Best-in-Class companies (the top 20% of performers as defined by Aberdeen’s Best-in-Class research methodology) distrusted traditional performance reviews. This sets the tone for a major challenge facing organizations today: Traditional performance reviews are […]


Administration, Communication, Department management, General organization management

5 Keys to Building Business Relationships

March 8, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

Few would argue with the notion that building business relationships is critical in professional services. And while marketing efforts put toward pricing and service strategy, or articulation of a firm’s competitive position, their real advantage lies in the strength of […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

The 6 Best Demand Generation Strategies and Activities for B2B

January 15, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

Leading B2B marketers aren’t afraid to test new ideas, fail fast and treat everything like an experiment. However, they also employ a trustworthy arsenal of tried-and-true tactics that continue to drive results, quarter after quarter. While you should definitely test […]


Investment, Organization management

Can Field Service Overcome the “Uber” Fatigue?

January 9, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Five years ago, every Venture Capitalist in the world immediately stopped listening when someone pitched them “Netflix, but for (insert industry)”. Today, VCs are equally driven to madness by the flagrant overutilization of Uber as a business model. To demonstrate […]


Customer relationship management, General organization management

3 Ways to Improve Your Company’s Customer Support

November 2, 2017

Via: Small Biz Club

When a customer contacts your company with a problem, what level of support service is being delivered to them? Every successful business needs to ask this question on a frequent, ongoing basis to reach their peak potential. We trust you’ve […]


Customer relationship management, Department management, General organization management, Marketing

How Can Companies Get Better at Personalization?

October 26, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Nathan Kontny is the CEO of Highrise, a CRM tool built by the team behind Basecamp. Prior to Highrise, Nathan was a software engineer and designer for 15 years. He began his entrepreneurial career with two Y Combinator backed startups: Inkling in 2005 and Draft in 2011.  […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

Social Media Without a Strategy

October 11, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

I’ve written about this topic in the past, and am still amazed when I see companies as well as professionals continue to participate in social media without a strategy. Content with no schedule in mind or thought to their audience, […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

5 Keys to Modern, Ongoing Performance Management

October 9, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

As we continue to move deeper into the performance management revolution, more and more companies are following in the footsteps of Deloitte, GE, and others who have overhauled their approach. No longer is the annual review the sole form of […]