Why Don’t Journalists Cite Sources?

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One question that has come up is a bit surprising to me, but given our bizarre news cycle not unexpected. Why don’t journalists cite sources? There are a few simple reasons they don’t cite sources, one is innocent and the … Continued

Does Covid-19 Provide A Hidden Opportunity?

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When it comes to a successful business mindset, Covid-19 can very well provide new opportunities. Two food companies battle during the Great Depression sheds light on just what kind of opportunity a crisis can give your company. One company cut … Continued

Why Podcast Listens Are Down During Covid-19

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When local governments, including my own state of Iowa, enacted business restrictions and companies asked employees to work from home I, like many other podcasters, thought my listener numbers would spike. Instead, I uploaded on Wednesday to see a massive … Continued

Pernell Cezar, Founder of Blk & Bold

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The company is less than 2 years old, and co-founder Pernell Cezar has already achieved national distribution in Target for his company, Blk & Bold Speciality Beverages. I invited him into the podcast studio for a 30-minute conversation, so make … Continued

LinkedIn Content Thieves Are Sabotaging Themselves

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Great web content attracts people to your company, but not everyone wants to put in the work. So what’s the next best thing? Steal it. Sadly, behavior historically relegated to anonymous internet trolls is now spilling into LinkedIn—a business platform … Continued

How To Win At Corporate Storytelling

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“How do I tell my company story?” you may have asked yourself. That’s the question a dude on LinkedIn asked. We’re told our brand needs to be better at “storytelling” but the idea is quite abstract, and repeated without much … Continued

Instantly become a better listener in 2 minutes.

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Being a poor listener is not an indication of your care for others, but it can certainly affect collaboration and relationships. Of caring individuals, I believe a major listening hang-up is their desire to help too quickly. It’s for this … Continued

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