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Learnings from the 2014 Inc. 500

As an established business owner I continue to be inspired by the “younger set” of entrepreneurs and rapid growth companies. The annual Inc. 500 is a good way to spot trends for success. I like to see how our company lines up and this year reveals a number of parallels. Many of the new ‘launchers’ … Continue reading Learnings from the 2014 Inc. 500

An Edoc Infographic: The Art of Growing Fast

Have an idea for an infographic? Email me at [my first name] @edocservice.com. Kim Sykes is a marketer and content creator at Edoc Service, Inc., a total virtual company. 

An Edoc Infographic: Lessons from Leadership Training

READ MORE: If you like this article you will want to read “Has Leadership Today Changed?“ Kim Sykes is a marketer and content creator at Edoc Service, Inc., a total virtual company.

How Successful People Become Better Leaders

Do you know the 4 most admired characteristics we can identify in leaders we admire? At Aileron, a private business accelerator built to help entrepreneurs, we learned the following are the most admired traits in our leaders: Honesty Forward-thinking Inspiring Competent It was also at Aileron that I learned the following 2 ways we can … Continue reading How Successful People Become Better Leaders

Clock-Punching Vs. Entrepreneurialism (And Why We Should Stop Striving for the Work-Life Divide)

I have a confession: I don’t believe in “clocking in,” or in tracking time. The idea of watching the clock seems misguided. At Edoc, we don’t believe that hours worked are what matters. Outcomes, or results, are what matter. This setup works for us because we value creative ideas and innovative solutions for clients. Because … Continue reading Clock-Punching Vs. Entrepreneurialism (And Why We Should Stop Striving for the Work-Life Divide)

The 2 Most Important Lessons from GrowCo14

The GrowCo 2014 conference, held in Nashville, Tennessee, started off with an appropriately bold assignment coming from Inc Magazine’s Eric Schurenberg: “You’re in Nashville, so be bodacious,” he said. “Don’t leave without being audacious.” It was a fitting introduction to a packed house, since the theme of the event was fearlessly seeking business growth. GrowCo14’s roster … Continue reading The 2 Most Important Lessons from GrowCo14

3 Lessons from Leadercast 2014

In the military, people are willing to sacrifice their lives for others to gain. On the contrary, in business, we reward people who sacrifice others, just for the sake of the numbers. This idea was brought up by Simon Sinek at the 2014 Leadercast, a one-day leadership event broadcasted to more than 800 host sites in … Continue reading 3 Lessons from Leadercast 2014

Hiring?

      Hey lets be sure we hire the right person! In order to do that we have to put them through the riggers: Get as many resumes possible and toss all but the ones that look good. Be sure to select only local candidates and not deal with relocation issues. No need to respond to … Continue reading Hiring?

It Takes a (Remote) Village

      The days of driving to and from work every day are coming to an end for most workers. You say you don’t like the idea of a remote workforce? Get over it, you can’t stop the train!       Okay, I get it. Now how can I make it work? I have numerous questions and … Continue reading It Takes a (Remote) Village

Profit or Purpose? You Decide

Are Business Owners Greedy? The world has this strange idea that business owners endure the “blood, sweat and tears” of starting and running a business to make lots of money. It is no secret that successful businesses are profitable but the key question remains: How did they get there? And, what keeps them in the … Continue reading Profit or Purpose? You Decide

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Has Leadership today changed?

For companies with leaders who want their organizations to better compete and drive ongoing business results, it's time to look at the emerging reality of the business world..

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