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Downloadable Tools

My clients often ask for electronic versions of the tools we use together. Execution: Dashboard template (google docs spreadsheet) | (excel)

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Big Rocks in First

How do you make sure you accomplish what really matters? Put the big rocks in first!

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Best Employee Feedback

From Verne Harnish: Best Employee Feedback — based on columns 1 (Core Values) and 7 (Individual KPIs and Priorities) of the Gazelles’ One-Page Strategic Plan, the best feedback process is: Every employee is able to objectively answer the question “did

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Publish Negative Results

Recently I’ve been listening to the Talking Machines podcast, a show about machine learning. The machine learning community has a wide variety of researchers in academia and tech companies doing theoretical and applied research to try to solve hard problems

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Hire Me, Nemo

If you want to work for a design firm that’s all about authentic marketing, simply sending your resume like everyone else simply won’t do. Thomas Bradley pulled off a guerrilla marketing campaign on a blog he created for that purpose

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New podcast about the potential threats posed by artificial intelligence

I’m co-hosting a new podcast series called Concerning AI. Come take a listen and let me know what you think. ted@TedSarvata.com

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Save money by paying higher wages

Many business are penny-wise and pound foolish when it comes to saving money on labor costs. For a great example of a company doing the opposite, see Paying well saves Costco money.  

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more Story Selling

Following up on my Story Selling post: There are some standard plots Nick covers in this video: Overcoming the Monster, Rags to Riches, Rebirth, etc

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more Smart Tribes

Following up on my Smart Tribes post: Chistine Comaford’s Feedback Frame (starts at 2:02 is this great interview video): What’s working is … What I’d like to see more of is …  

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