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4 min read How to Intentionally Build Your Company Culture (Rather Than Leave It to Chance)

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Culture is like a hairstyle: Everyone has one, even if they’re bald. You can either pursue a style that accurately reflects your personality, or you can pretend it doesn’t matter and end up looking like Edward Scissorhands. If you haven’t been … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Building a New Habit

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According to researchers at Duke University, habits account for about40 percent of our behaviors on any given day. Understanding how to build new habits (and how your current ones work) is essential for making progress in your health, your happiness, and … Continue reading

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5 Traits That Make an Entrepreneur Attractive to Investors

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Boris Wertz, the founder of Vancouver, British Columbia-based Version One Ventures, meets 25 startup founders a week, but only invests in about 10 the whole year. Wertz, whose portfolio includes mobile analytics firm Flurry, online clothing startup Frank & Oak, andcrowdfunding site Indiegogo, … Continue reading

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10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Build and Manage Great Teams

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No one does anything worthwhile alone, and that’s why we all want–scratch that–why we all need–to build great teams. But is team-building an art or a science? Great question–one I asked Gregory Ciotti, a Customer Champion at HelpScout, a company that provides email support software for … Continue reading

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8 Things Truly Outstanding Leaders Do Without Thinking

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Once in a while you meet a leader who stands out–even in a room filled with skilled, experienced, successful people. She isn’t just remarkably charismatic. He isn’t just remarkably likeable. You can tell, in an instant, they simply think and act and lead differently … Continue reading

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How to Create an Awesome Company Culture (No Perks Necessary)

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I want to state up front that I love perks. And I’m a fan of unique company features like big scorecards, group community service outings, or weekend and evening e-mail bans. But if you want a great company culture, you don’t need any of those … Continue reading

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