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How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You
Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should you say?
Do you use LinkedIn to find business opportunities? Are you looking for tips to reach new leads?
LinkedIn has a number of features that make it easy to develop relationships with the right prospects for your business. In this article, you’ll discover four ways to use LinkedIn for business.
10 Habits Of Well-Liked Bosses
If you’ve ever had a truly great boss, you know how important they can be to a company’s success. In fact, Gallup’s 2015 report, “State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders,” chalks up 70% of the variance in employee engagement scores to the quality of the respondents’ bosses.
But the term “good boss” isn’t really clear. What’s the difference between a great boss and one that’s just so-so? Here are 10 habits that great bosses share.
(and Why It Matters)
It’s a problem when your marketing starts to feel too much like marketing. Really, marketing tends to backfire once your audience becomes aware of it.
Investing too heavily in any one channel, being too persistent or just generally coming on too strong are all to be avoided. In this article, I’ll make a case for why all marketers must find a calculated tactical balance, and will then provide guidance as to how to achieve moderation with your marketing.
9 Things You’ll Need When Starting a Business
Whether your office is a well-designed, converted closet at home or a shiny new space with a business address, you need to fill it with more than your innovative ideas. The tools of the trade include essential technology and someplace to sit. But, if you plan to look and act like a professional, stock up on the basics – technology, furniture, machinery and supplies – to handle communications, marketing outreach, presentations and the day-to-day tasks of growing a good idea.