Posts by YPO Member Contributors

Leading Differently For Today’s Workforce

By YPO member Russell P. Reeder  Today, it makes no difference if you have a mobile and remote workforce or an office-based workforce. the employees back into the office. Marissa Mayer famously did this as she worked to right the ship at Yahoo!. The goal of bringing everyone back into the office is to create a…

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Disruption and Opportunity: Climate Change Investing

By Mridula Ramesh, Founder of the Sundaram Climate Institute Climate change is arguably the greatest disruption of our time. I’ll go out on a limb and say that no one reading this article will remain unaffected by effects of climate change in the next five years — whether you are sitting in downtown Manhattan, New York,…

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Make Your Talent Strategy a Priority

by YPO member Kurt Wilkin, CEO of HireBetter Among the many concerns that keep business leaders up at night, talent is one that seems to cause the most heartburn. When it comes to the people part of business, hiring and firing decisions and talent priorities somehow become less straightforward. The solution is a proactive talent strategy, but…

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How to Build a Business and Still Have a Life

by Lara Morgan, Co-Founder and CEO of Scentered.me   In the 17 years it took me to build Pacific Direct into a multimillion dollar business, I drove myself very hard. From the day I started, at 23, a second sense told me I had to keep myself in peak fitness to succeed. My trainers and my swimming costume…

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3 Lessons All New Leaders Should Learn

By YPO member and President of BigSpeak Inc. Barrett Cordero Becoming a new leader in a small or new business is not like becoming a new officer in the military. Have you ever attended a military promotion ceremony? If you haven’t, the ceremonies go something like this. Like all formal occasions, you get a formal invite. Then…

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9 Tips to Maximize CRM User Adoption

By Yacov Wrocherinsky, CEO and Founder of Orion Global Solutions LLC There are many cloud transformation solutions to choose from, and based on my experience, if you’re going to choose a product, it should be a cloud customer relationship management (CRM) platform. Cloud CRM platforms, with Salesforce and Microsoft leading the charge, have the potential…

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