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How to Solicit Advice (And Still Seem Competent)

Studies show that asking for advice is more effective than soliciting feedback — but only if done correctly. We’ve long been obsessed with the idea of offering “feedback” in the workplace. A quick Google search results in dozens of well-meaning articles offering tips for both giving and soliciting employee feedback.

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7 Things All Great Bosses Build Into the Workplace

There are two types of leaders: First, is the leader who builds the entire organization directly under them. They are the captain. When they are around, the team thrives — and when they’re not, the team is aimless and misdirected (because that’s the dynamic they have built). They are still

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How to Know What to Prioritize at Work

5 Strategies to Help You Focus on the Right Things If I could boil down everything I have learned about productivity into one simple message, it would be this one: Do What Matters Most. Start your day with your most important task. Focus on your ONE thing. It’s easy to know why:

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How the Myth of Sacrifice Is Hurting Your Team and Your Bottom Line

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. If you’re not first, you’re last. It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. There’s no traffic on the extra mile. I’ve noticed lately that the narrative around tech is becoming more and more similar to the

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How Do You Take The Leap From Your 9–5? Follow These 7 Steps

The moment I graduated from college, I made it my mission become a full-time writer. I knew if I wanted to turn “what I loved” into a career, then I was going to have to be the one to figure that out for myself. For three years (and a brief stint

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The Hardest Part About Starting Your Own Company (Written By A Founder)

I’m a 28 year old founder, and I spend more time talking to founders of successful companies than I do peers my own age. The reason is because my first (and current) company is a Thought Leadership agency for founders, executives, investors, and industry experts called Digital Press. Not a single

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What Makes A Great Startup Employee? These 9 Traits

It takes a certain type of personality to want to work at a startup — and the crucial qualities of startup employees you decide to hire. When I was 26 years old, one of my closest friends and I decided we were going to start a company. He was still in the

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Don’t hire superstar employees, grow them

Great companies need exceptional employees. Once your business has outgrown the basement, it’s time to find smart, talented people who can help you reach the next level. Unfortunately, skilled superstars can be tough to pin down. AJune 2018 report from ManpowerGroup revealed that organizations worldwide are facing the most critical

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