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The other day, I stumbled across a Huffington Post list of 100 Tweetable Business Culture Quotes. As a self-proclaimed ‘workplace culture geek,’ I loved reading through the inspiring musings from leaders like Jim Collins, Hilary Clinton, and Mark Zuckerberg. Here are five quotes that especially rang true for me: “Customers will never love a company
As a rambunctious child, I was constantly being counseled, re-directed, and [insert any other word for “disciplined”]. My mother would always partner her discipline with the phrase, “Todd, kindness matters.” I did not have much context for this simple phrase at age four, so I filed it away in the mental folder titled “stuff my
A blank canvas is an equally exciting and unnerving thing. When I began pondering a career change after seven years with ExactTarget (now Salesforce), I felt as though I was staring at a big white canvas. There I was with a bunch of brushes in one hand and a paint palette in the other. What
Leaving your back office on the back burner isn’t an option anymore. And why would you want to, when you could instead turn it into a powerful competitive advantage?
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