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5 Steps to Keeping Your Top Performers

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High-performing employees are your most important asset--here's how to keep them around for the long term.
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The Single Most Important Management Tool to Grow Your Business

The Single Most Important Management Tool to Grow Your Business | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Is your organization ready to succeed? Unlock the single most important tool that you as a manager can utilize to grow or transform your business effectively.

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Marcus Aldrin Andersson's curator insight, September 19, 2013 10:17 AM

Some insightfull thoughts on managing what is and what could be. 

Dorothy M Neddermeyer, PhD's comment, September 27, 2013 8:50 AM
Richard: Thanks for sharing your wisdom.
Dorothy M Neddermeyer, PhD's comment, September 27, 2013 8:51 AM
Daniel: Thanks for sharing your wisdom. As a Change Management Specialist, resistance to change is the number 1 reason businesses fail to thrive or die.
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5 Small Business Social Media Mistakes

5 Small Business Social Media Mistakes | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Many small businesses make mistakes that dilute their ability to harness social media for marketing. Avoid these 5 small business social media mistakes.
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Quit Before a Year? Here's What to Know

Quit Before a Year? Here's What to Know | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
For my 100th post on Linkedin, I asked readers to tell me what career questions they wanted answered in the future. Soon after, I got an email from a reader who felt her question was too private for
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Will Social Media Help Kill Bad Customer Service?

Will Social Media Help Kill Bad Customer Service? | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
“Don’t fly with @British_Airways. They can’t keep track of your luggage,” read the angry 60-character Tweet that marked the beginning of a Chicago-based businessman’s
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The Unemployment Numbers as Sham: Where Are the Freelancers? | The Business Desk with Paul Solman | PBS NewsHour | PBS

The Unemployment Numbers as Sham: Where Are the Freelancers? | The Business Desk with Paul Solman | PBS NewsHour | PBS | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
The Unemployment Numbers as Sham: Where Are the Freelancers?
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Good Training Enriches Employees, the Bottom Line…and Workforce Loyalty

Good Training Enriches Employees, the Bottom Line…and Workforce Loyalty | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
The skills shortage is one of the most common challenges for companies today. But I fear that the term itself is used too often, qualified too rarely, with some businesses too quick to criticize
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The 75 KPIs Every Manager Needs To Know

The 75 KPIs Every Manager Needs To Know | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) should be the vital navigation instruments used by managers and leaders to understand whether they are on course to success or not. The right set of KPIs will shine
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The New Rules for Career Success

The New Rules for Career Success | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
The times, they-are-a-changing. As a CEO, I've personally hired dozens of people in the last three years without looking at a resume (I use LinkedIn!). Social media has gone from non-existent to a
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6 Ways to Put the Good (Bad and Ugly) in Goodbye—Part II

6 Ways to Put the Good (Bad and Ugly) in Goodbye—Part II | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
The original post last week seemed to hit a chord. So many of you gave passionate comments that I thought I should highlight a few of the stories—the good, the bad and the ugly.Let’s
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The Future of Retail – According to Shoppers [Infographic and Report]

The Future of Retail – According to Shoppers [Infographic and Report] | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it

Based on Cap Gemini’s recent global report on the future of retail (free download), local shopping search engine Milo has produced an infographic on how consumers see the future of retail.

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5 Things You Have to Unlearn to Succeed at Work

5 Things You Have to Unlearn to Succeed at Work | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
A big theme in my life has been how much I had to unlearn to come to the decision to homeschool my kids.I had to unlearn all my assumptions about parenting (it turns out that kids don't need teachers
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Yes Men? No Thanks!

Yes Men? No Thanks! | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
It’s nice when people agree, but if everyone thought along the same lines all the time, nothing would ever change. Every company needs mavericks.Independence of thinking should be celebrated
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We Found Where The Hipsters Are Coming From

We Found Where The Hipsters Are Coming From | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
We did it!
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How to make a good impression on a venture capitalist - The Business Journals

How to make a good impression on a venture capitalist - The Business Journals | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
After reading some of The Business Journal of the Triad's coverage of the big venture-capital...
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Creating a Company Vision Story

Creating a Company Vision Story | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Do you have a vision of where your company will be in three years? In five? 10? Here’s a sure-fire way to get clear about the future you want.

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Ali Anani's curator insight, September 11, 2013 12:25 AM

A must read. Fabulous article

Karen Dietz's comment, September 11, 2013 5:54 PM
How cool Linda! That must have been a real treat. And thank you Freddy and Ali for your comments.
Debra Walker's curator insight, September 11, 2013 8:30 PM

Visioning is critical for ensuring everyone in the organization can "see" the orgn in the future.  Stories are powerful!

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3 Key Leadership Tips From Twitter CEO Dick Costolo

3 Key Leadership Tips From Twitter CEO Dick Costolo | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo took the stage at Disrupt on Monday, but not to talk about Twitter. Instead, he offered up leadership advice.
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7 Ways To Keep Your Employees Happy (And Working Really Hard)

7 Ways To Keep Your Employees Happy (And Working Really Hard) | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
(image: Jessicahtam on Flickr) It doesn’t matter what you build, invent or sell; your organization can’t move forward without people.
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The 5 Worst Pieces of Advice for Small Business Owners

The 5 Worst Pieces of Advice for Small Business Owners | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
When you’re starting a business, there’s no shortage of people eager to hand out advice. It seems that everyone, even someone you've just met, has an opinion on how you should b...
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How to Win Loyalty From Other People

How to Win Loyalty From Other People | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
If you aspire to be successful as an entrepreneur, manager, business owner, or any kind of leader, others must feel loyal to you. Although money is often seen as a prime motivator, ultimately the
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10 People Who Made Millions By Being Terrible At Their Job - Listverse

10 People Who Made Millions By Being Terrible At Their Job - Listverse | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Everyone's had that moment where they look at some abstract piece of art by some famous painter and said to themselves “I could do that! I should be gettin
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Instead of Monitoring Employees, Try Motivating Them

Instead of Monitoring Employees, Try Motivating Them | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
Employee theft costs the economy up to $200 billion a year. In the hopes of putting a stop to stealing, many managers have turned to surveillance systems. According to new evidence from a rigorous
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6 Ways to Put the Good (Bad and Ugly) in Goodbye—Part II

6 Ways to Put the Good (Bad and Ugly) in Goodbye—Part II | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it
The original post last week seemed to hit a chord. So many of you gave passionate comments that I thought I should highlight a few of the stories—the good, the bad and the ugly.Let’s
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Hire freelancers and find freelance jobs instantly | Elance

Access over 2 million skilled freelancers from around the world. Find rated web developers, mobile programmers, designers, writers, translators, marketing pros, virtual assistants and more. (Search Graphics Jobs Blog needs some updates.
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How to Get a Reporter to Write About Your Company

How to Get a Reporter to Write About Your Company | Mind Your Business! | Scoop.it

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Becky Karen Meza's comment, September 3, 2013 9:30 AM
thanks for the article!
harish magan's comment, September 3, 2013 8:46 PM
It is lovely isn't it
Cb Bowman's comment, September 4, 2013 12:06 AM
I would just like to see some more concrete help i.e. who or where can we go to to get a list of journalist/ reporters to present ourselves as a source. Perhaps that could be in part two of the article....I'm just saying:)!