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Your LinkedIn Treasure Chest is Waiting to be Found

Last week I stumbled upon a hidden treasure chest, and I could hardly wait to share it with you. LinkedIn hasn’t given it a name, so let’s just refer to it as the LinkedIn Keyword Treasure Chest. To access the treasure chest, simply cut and paste this URL into your web browser: https://linkedin.com/topic/ Then enter the keyword or keywords you’re interested in researching–for instance, … [Read More...]

Blogging the “Real Truth” About Your Business

Is coffee good or bad for you? Turns out the answer is quite complicated, as Jenn Wood explains in Mental Floss Magazine. “Excessive coffee consumption can lead to anxiety, depression, and frequency of psychophysiological disorders,” stated the journal article “Advances on Alcohol & Substance in 1984. Yet, by 2015. a study reported in “Heart” showed that “moderate coffee consumption was associated with a lower prevalence of subclinical … [Read More...]

High School Students 3-D Printed a Custom Wheelchair to Help This Resilient Little Kitten

Cassidy the cat's fate seemed sealed when he was born in the woods and lost his hind legs. But thanks to modern technology, he has a new lease on life. … [Read More...]

Engagement That Creates Action

It is one thing for an employee to say their company is customer-focused, but it’s completely different when customers say it. At EMC, this is the type of culture they’ve created; a culture that demonstrates their commitment to customers in their everyday actions. A commitment that their customers recognize and value. At Walker, we have a framework for helping companies create customer-focused action. We call it the hierarchy of … [Read More...]

Cultivate the “I trust you” style of management

“Don’t make me think about it!” That was some advice an executive I know shared with one of his direct reports. The executive was not being flippant, he was letting his more junior colleague know that he wanted him to come with well-thought out plans of action. He was delegating decision making to his subordinate and wanted this individual to pick up the ball and run with it. Such advice is the opposite of micro-management; call it “I … [Read More...]

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