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Giving Constructive Criticism—That Won't Make Anyone Cringe

Giving Constructive Criticism—That Won't Make Anyone Cringe | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
Giving Constructive Criticism—That Won't Make Anyone Cringe: Doling out criticism, even if it is "constructi...
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The Guiding Hand To Happiness We Ignore

The Guiding Hand To Happiness We Ignore | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
Here's a brutal truth. We all have a constant and powerful guide to tell us exactly what we need to do to build happiness and success. Yet we ignore it. I sure as heck do. Bet you do too. Here it i...
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The single biggest reason why startups succeed

The single biggest reason why startups succeed | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
Bill Gross has founded a lot of startups, and incubated many others -- and he got curious about why some succeeded and others failed. So he gathered data from hundreds of companies, his own and other people's, and ranked each company on five key factors. He found one factor that stands out from the others -- and surprised even him.
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The secrets behind 'super-achievers' and how you can be more like them

The secrets behind 'super-achievers' and how you can be more like them | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
"Super-achievers" have the same number of hours in the day as the rest of us, but somehow, they always seem to get more done.
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How To Focus In A World of Distraction - DIY Genius

How To Focus In A World of Distraction - DIY Genius | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
There’s a reason the phrase ‘pay attention’ exists. Our attention is  are constantly on the look out …
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A new way to measure word-of-mouth marketing | McKinsey & Company

A new way to measure word-of-mouth marketing | McKinsey & Company | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
Assessing its impact as well as its volume will help companies take better advantage of buzz. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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70% of Time Could Be Used Better - How the Best CEOs Get the Most Out of Every Day

70% of Time Could Be Used Better - How the Best CEOs Get the Most Out of Every Day | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
First Round Partner Bill Trenchard on how the best CEOs in tech get the most out of their time.
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The Right Way to End a Meeting

The Right Way to End a Meeting | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
With closure.
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To Build An Amazing Sales Team, Start Here First

To Build An Amazing Sales Team, Start Here First | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
From 0 to $1B - Slack's Founder Shares Their Epic Launch Strategy
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3 CEOs share top tips for keeping calm under stress

3 CEOs share top tips for keeping calm under stress | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
CEOs share their top tips on staying calm in a stressful work environment.
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Why Successful Habits Are About Structure, Not Effort

Why Successful Habits Are About Structure, Not Effort | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
The number one driver of whether a habit change is a success or not is how big the initial goal is. Everyone, if they're consistent, will eventually...
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Why I'd Rather Email than Advertise

Why I'd Rather Email than Advertise | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
FOMO (the fear of missing out) is why email is such a draw, and subsequently becomes an effective marketing channel!
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10 Inspiring Life Lessons from Astronaut Chris Hadfield

10 Inspiring Life Lessons from Astronaut Chris Hadfield | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
Chris Hadfield is an amazing guy. He wrote an astronaut's guide to life on Earth. I read that book. It was awesome. Here are some things I learned from it.
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Particularly number 2. Aim to be a zero!

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A founder’s advice on hiring a VP of Sales

A founder’s advice on hiring a VP of Sales | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
One of the best parts about having a strong portfolio filled with smart people is the wise advice that founders share with each other. In this case, one of V1’s portfolio companies has been looking...
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How SoundCloud Keeps Communication Flowing Across 4 Offices in 4 Time Zones

How SoundCloud Keeps Communication Flowing Across 4 Offices in 4 Time Zones | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
SoundCloud's head of internal communications shares how they keep the team feeling like they are all in one place across four time zones.
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How to run a company with (almost) no rules

How to run a company with (almost) no rules | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
What if your job didn’t control your life? Brazilian CEO Ricardo Semler practices a radical form of corporate democracy, rethinking everything from board meetings to how workers report their vacation days (they don’t have to). It’s a vision that rewards the wisdom of workers, promotes work-life balance — and leads to some deep insight on what work, and life, is really all about. Bonus question: What if schools were like this too?
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Make a Great Vendor / Agency / Consulting Pitch - Win Big Contracts - Occam's Razor by Avinash Kaushik

Make a Great Vendor / Agency / Consulting Pitch - Win Big Contracts - Occam's Razor by Avinash Kaushik | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
Some of us have had opportunities to pitch our companies or services to clients. Almost all of us have had opportunities to sit through sales pitches from vendors and consultants. I have had the privilege of attending atleast 75 vendor or consultant presentations. It is amazing how often they turn out to be sad cases of hara …
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How SoundCloud Keeps Communication Flowing Across 4 Offices in 4 Time Zones

How SoundCloud Keeps Communication Flowing Across 4 Offices in 4 Time Zones | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
SoundCloud's head of internal communications shares how they keep the team feeling like they are all in one place across four time zones.
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The Secret To Insane Productivity? Will Power

The Secret To Insane Productivity? Will Power | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
The secret to maintaining high levels of productivity is will power. Omer Perchik explores this idea and how you can supercharge your own productivity
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A habit expert shares his morning-routine tricks for extreme productivity

A habit expert shares his morning-routine tricks for extreme productivity | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
Nir Eyal's day is mapped out from 6:30 a.m. until noon.
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The Psychology of Handling Criticism

The Psychology of Handling Criticism | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
Nobody likes being told that they suck at anything. But no matter how you dress it up, that’s what most of us hear when we receive criticism.
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Silicon Valley CEOs Swear By This Super Simple Meeting Technique

Silicon Valley CEOs Swear By This Super Simple Meeting Technique | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
Don't underestimate the power of one-on-one meetings.
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Getting Creative Things Done: How To Fit Hard Thinking Into a Busy Schedule

Getting Creative Things Done: How To Fit Hard Thinking Into a Busy Schedule | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
Is your creativity at war with your to-do list? Meet GCTD, a simple system for balancing meaningful creative work with mundane logistical work (e.g. email, meetings, etc).
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(21) Ian McAllister's answer to What should I do when my boss wants me to fire my subordinate? - Quora

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If You’re Busy, You’re Doing Something Wrong: The Surprisingly Relaxed Lives of Elite Achievers - Study Hacks - Cal Newport

If You’re Busy, You’re Doing Something Wrong: The Surprisingly Relaxed Lives of Elite Achievers - Study Hacks - Cal Newport | Agency Leadership | Scoop.it
The Berlin Study In the early 1990s, a trio of psychologists descended on the Universität der Künste, a historic arts academy in the heart of West Berlin.
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