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5 ways Thought Leadership can change your business

Delving into thought leadership is definitely something that will change you, your business and your ROI. You can leverage business growth by introducing new products, brands, hiring, firing and the like, but by implementing a thought leadership strategy, you’ll see immense business growth by doing what you are already doing. You’ve already got the ideas, […]

What’s the difference between a thought leader and an influencer?

Whether marketing yourself or your brand, you want to be known as someone ahead of the game, with brilliant, innovative ideas and an impactful presence. But, are you a thought leader or are you an influencer? There is a definite distinction between the two, of which we will explore below. How are they alike? Thought […]

How are some retailers killing it with Big Data?

In my quest to find the latest innovations that are having a huge positive effect on business performance, I came across Advanced Pricing Logic. Did you know that leading retailers sell more than 90% of their products at full price? So, what about the rest of the retailers? If you’re a smaller retailer you know […]

Do you have what it takes to be a thought leader?

How to Know if You Have What It Takes to be a Thought Leader There are people who have amazing, innovative ideas, but take a back seat to stepping into the limelight. Then, there are those leaders who get all of their ideas from the people who work with them and their only greatness is […]

How carriers can leverage the power of big data

No. 1: Take a walk in your customer’s shoes Carriers’ previous focus on system maintenance has netted them one significant outcome: increased internal and back-end efficiencies. Unfortunately, in today’s digital world where customers can purchase food, clothing and other household goods at the click of a button but can’t yet do the same with insurance, […]

The 4 Key Benefits Of Remote Employees

Some see it as a one-time thing and others refer to it as the future of work as we know it. Working from home, remote employees, freelancing, outsourcing…There are hundreds of ways to describe the era that introduces us to a new way of working. And just like that, there are people who think that these new […]

What you don’t know will hurt you and what others know can too…

We recently spoke with Brad Watt, CEO of Crossfield Products Corp., a manufacturer of construction coating, overlay and fluid-applied flooring materials. With 40 years of experience in the business, he had some fantastic knowledge to share with us on how to improve your bottom line by improving the communication within your organization. If you’re a […]

5 steps to becoming a thought leader

  If you’ve decided that your next career aspiration is to become a thought leader, that’s definitely a great decision. As an individual who drives innovation, ideas and industry experience, the path to thought leadership should be an easy one to attain – if you know the right steps. Create a strategy Decide what your […]

Creating a thought leadership strategy that drives results

For many organizations, establishing thought leadership within the business is a top priority. While your individual goals may vary, the basic purpose of creating thought leadership and its incumbent assets is to differentiate yourself from the competition, to gain the trust of your audience, to gain leads and eventually, to monetize what you’ve done. Anyone […]

What inspires you?

As many of you know, I have made it my mission to help people better understand what it takes to become a “thought leader”. One of the thought leaders that inspires me is Simon Sinek, a self-built thought leader whose motivational “Start With Why” axiom has enjoyed great celebrity. Not only does Simon Sinek motivate […]