From Lawrence Heim, Elm Sustainability Partners

The conflict minerals filing deadline is still in place and realistically we don't anticipate that changing before June 1.

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From Fortune

Hint: It’s not perks. Read More

From Entrepreneur

One of the hardest things to get right as a founder is building out a strong and capable leadership team that can propel the company to the next level. The next hardest thing, once the leaders are assembled, is determining: 1) How much ownership of the strategy should those leaders have? and 2) How involved should a founder be in the business as it grows? Read More

From Harvard Business Review

Most companies have mission and vision statements, but those tend to communicate very little about a company’s purpose. Read More

From Fast Company

If you're trying to innovate by focusing on customer traits, you're doing it wrong. Read More

From Tom Reilly

Mission-Men-Me

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From TED

Writer Seth Godin explains why it’s absolutely fine if you steal his ideas. You have to promise to make them better. Read More

From NewCo Shift

How a single conversation with my boss changed my view on delegation and failure. Read More

From Tom Reilly

Imagine a steady flow of new business without peaks or valleys. Imagine the effect on your sales. Imagine the impact on your income.

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From Tom Reilly

Selling is more about solving and serving than providing products to prospects. There are three important questions that salespeople can ask to help customers. In Value-Added Selling, these are called Projective Questions.

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From Reilly Sales Training

During this time of year, we reflect on what really matters in life. We step back from the everyday hustle and bustle and focus on the importance of family, friends, and heavily discounted Black Friday deals.

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From Lawrence Heim, Elm Sustainability Partners LLC

The European Parliament announced November 22 what is called “informal deal on a regulation” for the EU conflict minerals scheme. Read More

From Social Media Today

It turns out that neuroscience can come in very handy when putting together a marketing campaign - the next time you’re choosing whether your marketing campaign is better served by a collection of blogs posts, an infographic, or an online quiz, look no further than the human brain for your answer. Read More

From Fast Company

Don't be afraid to ask, "Why does it have to be that way?" Read More

From Entrepreneur

Improving ROI is a matter of ensuring your work efforts end in tangible results. Read More

From Inc.

7 Tips for Being a Highly Effective Listener Read More

A Message from Intercorp

ORANGE, CALIFORNIA -- Intercorp., an importer and master distributor of high-performance construction fasteners under the Strong-Point® brand, is pleased to announce the release of their new product and submittal catalogs. Featuring more than 500 items, these catalogs are complete resource guides for Strong-Point® construction fasteners.

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From Human Resources Executive Online

New research finds many employers responding to the new DOL overtime rules by cutting flexible work options. What must HR consider while implementing and communicating such changes? Read More

From Fast Company

Productivity experts spill their secrets on what gets them going first thing in the morning. Read More

From Tom Reilly

"The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." (Mark Twain)

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