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Creating Collaborative Culture and Making Use of What You Market
Jive Software Executive Vice President (VP) of Strategy and CMO Elisa Steele talks about how daily usage of the product her company sells has fostered an inclusive work environment and a unique relationship with customers.
Words of Wisdom from an Accomplished Leader
Jeff Thompson, CEO of Institute of Management Accountants, shares his leadership advice for current and aspiring leaders.
Smartphones: the Game Changer for Sales
John McGee, CEO of OptifiNow, reveals the innovative role that an employee-centric social media strategy can play in sales.
The Power of Prudent Posting: Maintaining a Professional Online Presence
A recent study sheds some light on the immortal question: to post, or not to post?
One-Size-Fits-All Management Techniques
Peder Johnsen, CEO of Concordis Senior Living, uses personal experience to prove three management techniques that work in any business.
Cracking the Code to Innovation
Neal Thornberry, founder and CEO of IMSTRAT, LLC, shares seven important steps that guarantee successful innovation.
Save Money, Space, and Stress in an Engaging Office
Howard Ecker, CEO of Howard Ecker + Company, gives some guru advice on how to make the most out of an office space. By Siqi Liu Editor’s Note: We had the chance to ask Howard Ecker, the President and CEO of Howard Ecker + Company, some questions on how to create an engaging, stress-free office space on a budget. Forefront …
Things a Smart CEO Knows Not To Do
Far too often, CEOs are busy doing things that diminish both their own productivity, and that of their companies. Everyone knows that Superman’s sole weakness is a mineral called Kryptonite. If he came in contact with the substance, it would slowly drain his powers, weakening him until proving fatal. Superman knows he must avoid Kryptonite at all costs if he …
Bringing the Farm to the Office
CEO and Founder of Farmer’s Fridge explains how he leads his team and pursues his passion of providing fresh food. Here at Forefront, we understand the value of balancing being a successful leader with trying to stay healthy. Executives are constantly juggling tasks and responsibilities, so eating right might be put aside for something quicker and more convenient. Luke Saunders, …
Harness the Power of the Recommendation
Reviews are now a highly accessible and powerful resource for consumers, make them work in favor of your business. Recommendations and word of mouth have always been important. Research tells us that 92 percent of consumers say a word-of-mouth recommendation is their top determinant in making a purchase decision (Nielsen 2012). But in the age of social media, recommendations are …
New Year’s ReSOLUTIONS: Balancing Better
Peter Friedman, Founder and CEO of LiveWorld, recognizes that personal interests and teamwork fuel business success. Our company, LiveWorld, through the great efforts of our team, has seen good progress in the last few years. Along with that, we’ve had team members repeatedly come close to burning out—including me. I’d like to see us continue to grow and do well, …
New Year’s reSOLUTIONS: Reaching Beyond the Organization
CEO Ned Breslin plans to get everyone involved with Water For People’s mission in 2014. As CEO of Water For People, an international nonprofit, I am constantly looking to move ourselves and the broader water and sanitation sector forward to end a crisis the affects more than 1.8 billion people worldwide. And I am constantly pushing our organization, and the …
New Year’s reSOLUTIONS: Put Time for You on Your Calendar
Harsco leader Verona Dorch plans to carve out more ‘me’ time in 2014, and hopes you will too By A. Verona Dorch During the past year, I have celebrated my one-year anniversary in my new role, watched our new CEO celebrate his one-year anniversary and experienced numerous changes on both the executive team and across our company with the sale …
New Year’s reSOLUTIONS: Together We Grow
Thomas White, CEO of the C-Suite Network, will ring in the new year with new partnerships and optimism. Looking ahead is always the best time to glance over my shoulder to see what the future holds. So much of our lives repeat past patterns, that while they may have different details, the outcomes are the same. As I look into …