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From Win Without Pitching

Some firms don’t take project work at all, while for others project revenue vastly outstrips the income from their few ongoing clients. What’s the proper role of project work in your firm, and what’s the proper approach to pursuing or vetting it? In this article I lay out some specific guidelines on projects as a part of your overall client mix, and the rules of pursuing and accepting project work. READ MORE

From Entrepreneur

'In order to clean, they need to get messy,' serial entrepreneur Justin Klosky tells Entrepreneur's editor-in-chief Jason Feifer. READ MORE

From Harvard Business Review

We live in a culture of “yes.” We don’t want to disappoint our bosses, colleagues, families, or friends, so we say “yes” as often as we can manage. But when we overcommit ourselves, we spend our time checking things off a list rather than actually creating value. Without the ability to say “no” to low-level tasks in order to say “yes” to groundbreaking ones, people stop innovating. Overcome this problem by instituting a value assessment system: Instead of saying “yes” or “no” to a project on a case-by-case basis, rate all new initiatives on a scale of 1 to 10. READ MORE

From MultiBriefs: Exclusive

Buzzwords can develop a life of their own. Being called a leader used to be sufficient. Now, the adjectives describing the type of leader we are have become critical. From authentic to zero-tolerance, compassionate to servant, we are recognizing the sometimes-vast but more often nuanced differences in leadership styles. READ MORE

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From The Huffington Post

Even if your business is small, you might need the power of ERP to grow it. READ MORE

From Entrepreneur

Change your all-hands meetings and gain the trust of your valued employees. READ MORE

From Forbes

When it comes to high impact communication it is hard to surpass the power of TED. Not only are the pithy 17 minute presentations a mark of high credibility, the tight format and preparation that goes into a TED or even an affiliate TEDx speech results in an outcome that is destined to influence thousands (or even millions) of people for years to come. READ MORE

From Inc.com

PR can be an amazing, untapped beast for attention and lead generation--but only if you reframe your mindset. READ MORE

From Jamie Notter

In the context of our work, culture analytics is the science of using workplace culture data to generate meaningful actions that improve organizational results, and it is the heart of what we do at WorkXO Solutions. When we created the Workplace Genome,  with Charlie Judy, based on the observation that what’s out there in the marketplace to help companies measure their culture—and DO something about it—is just not good enough. READ MORE

From Fast Company

Hootsuite’s “Czar of Bad Systems” has the authority to fix processes that aren’t working–anywhere in the company. READ MORE

From Harvard Business Review

Think back to your first day on the job. If you’re like most people, you felt excited and were eager to get down to work. But, based on the results of field research I recently conducted, I am willing to guess that just a few months later that excitement dissipated and you began to feel dissatisfaction, even boredom, with some aspects of your job. You’ve probably witnessed a similar trend among the employees you’ve hired and managed as well. READ MORE

From Entrepreneur

Your company grows by leaps when you get buy-in from team members and help them see their potential to lead from within. READ MORE

From Inc.com

How to get resourceful innovating without seeking funding and still win big. READ MORE

From MIT Sloan Management Review

Companies will effectively navigate the challenges posed by digital disruption if they look at them as organizational and managerial problems, rather than technical ones. READ MORE

From Fast Company

Being a good facilitator isn’t the same as knowing how to manage people or run a meeting. It all comes down to understanding the tools–and structure–that help people collaborate. READ MORE


Advanced Cable Ties is proud to announce the release of a comprehensive full-line catalog to support our distributor growth efforts. This 35-page product bulletin highlights updated, easy-to-read product specifications and recent new product introductions including:

Nylon 12 Solar products
Heavy Duty Screw Mounts
Patented Cable Tie Removal Tools

Also featured in the new catalog is an updated color selection including 14 different colors in 7 different sizes. Advanced Cable Ties is known globally for the vibrancy and consistency of all available colors.
  
While we are pleased to present this update, we are committed to continued product expansion to support the growing demand for Advanced Cable Ties products. Our new product introduction schedule is filling in quickly. In the coming weeks, you will receive additional announcements of product innovations.

2017 was an extraordinary success for Advanced Cable Ties and 2018 is already shaping up to be another record-setting year. We appreciate your continued support and we value our long-standing partnerships and the new friends we make along the way.

To receive your copy of our new catalog, please contact customer service or your local sales representative.

Established in 1994, Advanced Cable Ties, Inc. is a privately owned, leading, full-line manufacturer of cable ties and wiring accessories proudly made in the USA.

From Inc.

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From Business.com

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From Harvard Business Review

Despite the billions of dollars companies spend on employee training, research shows that workers are unconsciously incompetent in 20% to 40% of areas critical to their performance. How can you teach people skills and knowledge they don’t know they lack? By redesigning corporate learning programs so they are adaptive and force users to admit when they’re guessing, and by encouraging a culture of continuous improvement, in which mistakes or lack of confidence is acknowledged and openly discussed. READ MORE