How to Work Remotely Like a Pro: Advice from a Veteran

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Have you recently shifted to working remotely? Has it been a smooth process, or more of a bumpy ride? Getting into remote work is tricky. Making the switch from a regular co-located team to a fully remote team as many of us recently have had to do is particular difficult. Fortunately, these are well-known issues […]

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How to Get Buy in at Work: a Step by Step Guide

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Years ago, while working at another tech startup, I experienced one of the most uncomfortable meetings of my life. A coworker was making her pitch for a new website design. Her idea was good, and yet, the discussion grew tense as various people, (including the CEO) got hung up on mundane details about the navigation. […]

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How to Boost Creativity on Your Team When They’re Stuck

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JeffKavanaugh.net.“I’m stuck. I’m out of ideas.” “We need something better, but I don’t know what.” “Let’s just go with [mediocre idea].” If you’ve ever struggled with coming up with a great solution, you know this feeling. You and your team have tried to think of something awesome, but you’re stumped. It’s all in the approach. […]

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The Unfiltered Truth About Creating Great Corporate Culture

Corporate Culture according to Dilbert

Corporate Culture is a topic filled with feel good, fluffy ideas and a lot of empty promises. Everyone strives for it, but it’s rare to deliver well on it. It feels like it’s even rarer to find good, helpful, actionable content on it. That’s why I’m excited to have Lighthouse friend and author of the […]

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Manager’s Guide: How to Fire an Employee

One of the hardest things to do as a manager is fire an employee.  And unfortunately, there’s not a lot of training on how to do it.  Fortunately, some of the best leaders not only have a lot of experience doing it, but they’ve shared their advice and experience in doing it. Our friend, Eric […]

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Employee Retention: The Keys to Long, Happy Working Relationships

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As soon as you start growing your team, a key focus of any leader must be retention; replacing an employee is expensive both financially (as much as $65,000) as well as due to lost productivity for your team. With retention being such a crucial issue as the economy recovers and job hopping becomes easier, we […]

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Everything you need to know about one-on-ones in less than 1 hour

Lighthouse webinar on one-on-ones as your secret weapon to high performing teams

Thought about starting one-on-ones, but not sure where to begin? Skeptical about the value of one-on-ones? Want to simply improve how they go? Today is your lucky day. Yesterday, we teamed up with the awesome people at KISSmetrics to put on a webinar on one-on-ones and below we have the slides and the recording you […]

Lighthouse webinar on one-on-ones as your secret weapon to high performing teams
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