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7 Choices the Best Leaders Make in Order to Be Successful

Traditional corporate leadership approaches adopted by many organizations over the last 50 years use a top down hierarchical approach, where managers are ultimate authority figures over their people. While the tide has gradually shifted towards a more modern approach of servant leadership, unfortunately we still have a long way to go.

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7 Essential Tips for Using Twitter for Business

Twitter is a microblogging service and social network rolled into one. It enables its users to send and read each other's updates known as tweets. With the number of monthly active Twitter users beyond 330 million, it is not surprising that it is valued at $16 billion!

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When Leaders Aren’t Ready for Innovation

Building a company culture that embraces innovation and encourages networking relies heavily on supportive leadership from the top of the organization. A shortage of such leadership from the top presents a major challenge to corporate innovation teams leader.

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What Do You Do When Somebody Calls you Pretty Face?

“You look very pretty Rita” exclaimed our prospective customer. Embarrassed by his compliment I hurriedly looked at my colleague. Rita grinned at me and told him, “My husband was the first to compliment on this today”. The guy almost froze to the spontaneous reaction. The stunned customer never said a thing till we walked off his office. I gave her a high-five for her presence of mind as we left the building.

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5 Reasons Why Cycling is the New Golf

Back in 2016, I wrote an article about how cycling was beginning to usurp golf as the executive sport of choice. With cycling now well established with all generations of business professionals I've decided to look at the reasons why cycling has been so readily adopted in favour of golf.

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4 Tips to Initiate a Social Media Marketing Campaign

Social media marketing allows businesses to interact with their target audience via the internet through social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. The evolution of the digital world helped these platforms become game changers in the marketing spectrum.

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Why People Leave Their Manager and What You Can Do About It

At the end of the meeting, my soon to be ex-colleague sat across the table from me and said something I will never forget “I didn’t know what my job was, why I was doing it and how I was doing.” It was those words that summarized almost exactly why the cliche “People leave managers, not companies” is true. Reality had set in, she was leaving me, not the business.