2 foundational elements required when making timely decisions with Big Data

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Sailing is one of my hobbies in life. When sailing in Charleston harbor, it requires quick decision-making, honed skills and clear communication to those on board. If you don’t make the right decision, a collision may occur. If you don’t communicate, the boom may knock someone off the boat. One of my longtime sailing teachers trained me to make decisions … Read More

4 Ways to Avoid Culture Leak

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Does your company have culture leak? If yes, then you need to erect some guardrails. For many entrepreneurs, your startup has now grown up some. Your baby is now making movement in the industry, and you are having to add staff. Does your company’s culture still have that certain spirit about it? If not, you may have culture leak. Culture … Read More

2017 Day of Giving- What Truett Cathy taught me on GIVING

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What Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A, taught me about giving. Key lessons for us to consider on this day of giving. Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A, not only made a great chicken sandwich, he made a mark on giving. As we celebrate this ‘Day of Giving’ in America, I wanted to share some core thoughts that Truett gave me and … Read More

When Not to be an Executive

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Are you finding a team member not in line with your direction and objectives? It’s like trying to turn a mule. You pull on the reins and off they go in a different direction. You may think this team member is stubborn as an ass, but it’s not the brain, it’s the heart. The heart of the problem is just … Read More