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Oct

16

2018
3 Reasons Why Interim Managers Succeed Quicker than Permanent managers

3 Reasons Why Interim Managers Succeed Quicker than Permanent managers

Interim managers enter companies and reach their goals in less than half the time it would take a permanent hire to do so. By staying focused, being a source of motivation and drawing from a rich experience, they get immediate success. Stepping into an organization as a new manager and leading people you’ve never met before is daunting. But for an interim manager who has...

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Oct

15

2018
Does Your Leadership Style Build Trust?

Does Your Leadership Style Build Trust?

Today, identifying leaders according to their leadership style in terms of authenticity, relationship building, and emotional intelligence is more than just another fanciful trend or the latest craze in creating leaders. Contributed by Steve Hale and Sam Young. It is not completely clear how the relationship between knowledge sharing and interpersonal trust should work without a worker losing their uniqueness and value to an organization....

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Oct

14

2018
Unite Sales and Marketing Under One Leader

Unite Sales and Marketing Under One Leader

Sales and marketing are two entirely different functions. Although the two exist and operate as separate departments in modern organizations, they can be united under a common leader. If you find the right person to unite and keep them in sync, you will watch your leads and customers grow dramatically. Kristen McAlister spoke to Jen Henriksen, a sales and marketing executive, on bridging the gap...

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Oct

13

2018
Interview Tips for Interim Executives

Interview Tips for Interim Executives

Mark James from Hire Consulting shares some great interview tips for interim executives. Interim executives come with great experience, but that alone doesn’t open doors for them. Just like any other individual looking to join a company, they are often interviewed by companies gauging whether or not they’d make a good fit. We spoke with Mark James from Hire Consulting who coaches executives and helps them...

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Oct

12

2018
Finding Your Marketing “Why”

Finding Your Marketing “Why”

“Ultimately people don’t so much buy what you make, it’s why you make it or provide it. It’s the why. Rather the Marketing Why” Great ideas reap great profit. But that doesn’t always prove true for innovative entrepreneurs struggling to break even. One of the biggest reasons why small businesses aren’t able to grow is because they have their marketing all wrong. They haven’t got...

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Oct

11

2018
Cerius Business Today – Leveraging the Gig Economy

Cerius Business Today – Leveraging the Gig Economy

In this episode, Pam Kristen speak to Alex Jewett from the Right Left Marketing Agency how to leverage the gig economy. Pam:                I mean I can remember standing at this conference and talking to people about what we do and they just didn’t get the word gig. I mean it was really funny because here’s some of the...

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Oct

10

2018
How to Get Interim Executives with “Superior Performance”

How to Get Interim Executives with “Superior Performance”

Every organization wants interim executives who can deliver superior performance. But where do you find such people? How do you differentiate between the ordinary and the extraordinary? Getting “superior performance” all comes down to the metrics you use to define it. We spoke to Mark James from Hire Consulting who coaches executives on furthering their career. He gave us some great advice on how to...

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Oct

09

2018
Eliminating Friction Between Sales and Marketing

Eliminating Friction Between Sales and Marketing

Companies often find themselves embroiled in making sales and marketing work together. We rarely talk with an organization where the two are in sync. Rather, we hear most speak of them as “sales versus marketing” referring to internal rivalries. Making them work together and being on the same page is the sign of an efficient organization. We spoke to Jen Henriksen, a sales and marketing...

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Oct

08

2018
4 Interim Executive Success Tips for Companies in Transition

4 Interim Executive Success Tips for Companies in Transition

  An interim executive is often called into organizations going through change. Succeeding in a time of uncertainty is something not any executive can pull off. Interim managers have years, even decades, of experience to draw from that helps them lead organizations in transition. We spoke to one such interim executive, Jim Hensley, about what factors that contribute to his success in interim management. 1....

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Oct

07

2018
Gig Economy Tips to Get The Most Out of It

Gig Economy Tips to Get The Most Out of It

Hiring people from the gig economy isn’t something new. If you’ve hired a freelancer, independent contractor or a temporary employee, you’re managing a worker in the gig economy. Alex Jewett is the founder and CEO of the Right Left Agency. After working with in-house marketing teams and at a lead generation agency, she started to take projects on her own. Her freelance work grew to...

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