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8 Ways to Inspire a Virtual Team

Thanks to technology, the traditional workplace has become a relic of the past. We no longer need to hire qualified individuals who are in the proximity of our business. We can now tap into a global talent pool to hire the best person available for the job. The downside? Working with remote workers can be...
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This is the Secret to Building a Successful Startup Team

How do you build your best startup team? Entrepreneurship is a wild ride, with huge challenges, exhilarating ups and formidable downs. It’s more essential than ever that you bond and mesh with your co-founders and first hires. Today’s dramatic shift to remote work demands that you take charge of your identity and path. How do...
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Measuring Company Performance

No matter how many good people you gather, most workplace teams settle into the same old rut. Once the initial enthusiasm dissipates, they become little more than order takers or paper pushers, satisfied with so-so results.  A Team of Leaders offers a completely new way to approach the team experience and an empowering formula for measuring...
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Even a home based business needs a team

I was watching the Detroit Pistons defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 7th & final game of their NBA 2nd round series Sunday afternoon and I started thinking of entrepreneurship. (This is not unusual, as I think about entrepreneurs, the businesses they start & the lives they lead all day long) Here's a bit of...
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A day in the life of StartupNation’s chief community officer

Want to know what happens behind the scenes here at StartupNation? Let me tell you what's in store for me today, a fairly typical day although no two days are the same. My cell phone alarm buzzes at 6am and within 10 minutes I've connected to the StartupNation server to check email and review what's...
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Who’s On Your Superstar List?

I ended a recent blog with this statement: "I've got my superstar list. Who's on yours?" A superstar list includes people that you'd love to have on your team in some capacity. They could become employees, partners, advisors or part-time consultants. I believe you should have a list of 12 that you constantly cultivate. Keep...
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Which Comes First, a Great Idea for a Business, or a Great Team?

Every single time we take the StartupNation Radio show on the road for our Success in the U.S. tour and ask the successful entrepreneurs on the panel what the most important aspect of their success is, the answer is: their people. Rich and Jeff Sloan often boldly proclaim on our nationally syndicated radio show that...