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Infrastructure in Jenga & Business

Infrastructure in Jenga & Business

Over the holidays, I got to spend a lot of good quality time with my family. We had lots of food (and libations), zero cell reception, and a closet full of games. It was so nice to be able to reconnect with the people that matter most and unplug from the normal chaos...

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How Small Tasks Keep your Momentum Going

How Small Tasks Keep your Momentum Going

A rolling stone never gathers moss.... I've never been a stranger to being different and the same is true when it comes to my interpretation of this phrase. I suppose the original meaning implied a negative connotation on the principle of being a wanderer or...

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Why a Good Cultural Fit is So Important

Why a Good Cultural Fit is So Important

When I was in college, I had a friend named Whitney. Whitney was really active on campus, had great grades, led greek life (I may or may not have been in a sorority many moons ago), and was just generally well liked. On the flip side, I was not too shabby in any of...

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3 Quick Tips for Getting More Out of Your Interviews

3 Quick Tips for Getting More Out of Your Interviews

Be sure your hiring is aligned with your company’s core values. Ask questions that determine how well suited the candidate is not just in a certain skill set but also in relation to the core values you and your company find most valuable. Practice full disclosure....

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Are your SOP's ready to catch you if you fall?

Are your SOP's ready to catch you if you fall?

I was at the gym this morning and my trainer had some real tricks up his sleeve. He first let me know the sequence of exercises we'd be doing for the day, which he never does. This should have been my first clue, but I'm pretty slow thinking in the mornings so I...

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3 Habit Hacks of Growth

3 Habit Hacks of Growth

Let's just get this out of the way before we begin. At the risk of sounding geriatric, I must admit that one of my favorite hobbies is crocheting. It is one of those things that I find completely relaxing and also wholesomely gratifying. And any chance for relaxation...

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Loose Ends Unravel

Loose Ends Unravel

Mismanaged processes and faulty operational structure can lead to chaos. As entrepreneurs, we often put way too much on our plate and wear many hats within our company. It is easy to get bogged down with the day-to-day feeling like you're barely keeping your head...

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What I learned from Hell's Kitchen

What I learned from Hell's Kitchen

Who else likes background noise when they work-out or clean the house? Sometimes I crave the silence and take the time to think and center myself with my breath. Other times, I crave distraction and mindlessness during those activities. This weekend's house cleaning...

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Top 3 Resumé Red Flags

Top 3 Resumé Red Flags

Let’s talk resumes! Did you know approximately 75% of candidates are knocked-out of consideration based off their resume alone? And as hiring managers, we are known to only give each resume a 10-30 second glance before deciding whether or not the candidate is a ‘yes’,...

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Expectations vs. Agreements

Expectations vs. Agreements

Are you projecting expectations or creating agreements with your clients? When I was young I always thought I would be a lawyer. I was fascinated by how a person could create a contract that protected another person or an asset that they have. I began studying the...

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Why Your Processes Aren't Being Run…

Why Your Processes Aren't Being Run…

Have you ever created a process or outlined a workflow in your business that you thought would increase outcomes or productivity in your team? Does it sit in a binder collecting dust somewhere or lie buried in a google doc that no one has access to? See, processes can...

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