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Apr

30

2019
How Interim Executives Set up Startups for Success (Part 1)

How Interim Executives Set up Startups for Success (Part 1)

Many interim executives drive startups to success by helping them create a product people will want. Interim Executive Startup Tips: Make a product people will recommend The degree to how successful a startup is going to be can be gauged by how likely a person is going to tell their friend about it. Sam Altman, partner at Y Combinator says, “If you can build a...

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Apr

29

2019
Interim manager Advice for Designing Products

Interim manager Advice for Designing Products

Designing a product is not just a creative process. It involves market data, knowing consumer preferences and branding – things interim managers know inside out. One of the most important aspects of a product is its design. Companies do realize that and spend a lot of time and money perfecting it, but its priority is always second to functionality. Which means when a deadline is...

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Apr

28

2019
Interim Executive Tips on Product Market Fit

Interim Executive Tips on Product Market Fit

For sustainable market growth, interim executives help you find a good product by measuring and analyzing data. Every product has that initial customer growth that is exciting, explosive and quick. It’s a real ego booster for entrepreneurs and young businesses, and doesn’t require much work. However growth from natural adoption does eventually slow down. To continue riding that growth wave, interim executives and the company’s...

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Apr

26

2019
3 Types of Skills Every Interim Manager Should Have

3 Types of Skills Every Interim Manager Should Have

An interim manager can’t succeed in meeting organizational goals without these technical, conceptual and interpersonal skills. “A manager is not a person who can do the work better than his men; he is a person who can get his men to do the work better than he can.” – Frederick Smith, founder and CEO of FedEx. No interim manager can lead an organization towards its goals without...

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Apr

26

2019
Interim Executive Tips for Creating a Brand

Interim Executive Tips for Creating a Brand

Interim management tips to help you create and share a brand for your business. Here are some tips for creating a brand. Interim management experts are well versed in the art of branding and some tips that can help new businesses build theirs the right way. Branding your idea, product, service or business is an important task. One that can have a great impact on...

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Apr

24

2019
Good Interim Executives Versus Bad Managers (Part 2)

Good Interim Executives Versus Bad Managers (Part 2)

How do you know you’ve got a bad manager? If he or she isn’t doing what a good interim executive does, you’re in trouble. For Part 1 of Good Interim Executives versus Bad Managers click here. Effective interim executives are very active The best kind of leaders are those that can’t stay in one spot. They actively move around the office, hold meetings with people outside...

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Apr

23

2019
Good Interim Executives Versus Bad Managers (Part 1)

Good Interim Executives Versus Bad Managers (Part 1)

The difference between bad managers and good interim executives is like night and day. If people aren’t happy with their manager, you’ll be hearing a lot about it at the water cooler. Bad leaders create an environment of low morale, unhappiness and distrust. How do you know you’ve got a bad manager? It’s when they’re performing below the baseline metrics of what makes a good...

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Apr

22

2019
Interim Executive Tips on Delegation

Interim Executive Tips on Delegation

Effective interim management knows which areas to give up control in. They surround themselves with good talent and delegate tasks according to their capabilities. Here are some Interim Executive tips on delegation. Some leaders try and do everything themselves. Sure, they’re doing a good job now but for long can that continue? Eventually, responsibilities will pile up and the business will stop growing because their...

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Apr

21

2019
Four Key Ingredients to Successful Entrepreneurial Leadership

Four Key Ingredients to Successful Entrepreneurial Leadership

We hear a recurring comment from business owners. “I just had one of my highest revenue years ever, but one of the worst for profit. Why am I not making more money?” The wheels are spinning, everyone is running as fast as they can, but the business doesn’t seem to be moving as fast as they think it should, or it is taking too much...

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Apr

20

2019
Interim CEO: More Profit at a Nonprofit Means More Community Services

Interim CEO: More Profit at a Nonprofit Means More Community Services

The board of a nonprofit asked an interim CEO for help. What they got was beyond their expectations. This multifaceted regional nonprofit has served its community for 100 years to help poverty-stricken seniors with self-sufficiency and to empower them to stay at home as long as possible. The organization’s services include transportation, which started ten years ago, and is a high-tech donation facilitation company that...

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