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Training & Development

Quint Column: What makes a good mentor

When you’re meeting with your mentor, or if you are just thinking about finding a mentor who can help you, these are some great benchmarks. Read full story

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Quint column: Steer boards clear of conflicts of interest

Are there times when a board member can be involved in operations? Yes, but it's in a limited role. Read full story

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Quint Column: It’s not bragging, it’s managing up

There is an art to getting comfortable with managing up the value of your own skills and the value of the products your business deals in. Mastering it can be great customer service. Read full story

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Quint Column: What venture capital firms look for

Anyone who has started a business knows that finding money is both critical and difficult. For the business to be successful, access to capital is vital. Read full story

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Quint column: Balancing work and life in startup world

A successful business endeavor is one that balances the passion to succeed with the pragmatism and ability to get objective opinions about your idea. Both are vital to success. Read full story

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Quint Column: Set a goal, get it done

Let us not shy away from lofty goals, whether they be personal, work, home or striving to make our community better. Read full story

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Quint column: When is your workplace in trouble?

What are the signs that your company or organization is in trouble? Read full story

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Business leaders share expertise at Studer’s 2017 Summer Lecture Series

UWF summer lecture series features entrepreneur panels sharing stories, advice. Read full story

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Quint column: Make it OK to challenge

Create a culture where challenging is encouraged. Read full story

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Quint column: Make positive feedback work for your business

I have written about the power and importance of positive recognition of employees. A compliment to an employee for a specific behavior goes a long way. Read full story

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Quint column: Make your company’s values come alive

Companies that chose profit found it helped short term, but long term, they didn’t do well. The companies that chose values took a short-term financial hit, but the research showed they were run better and lasted much longer. Read full story

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Quint column: Create a culture that allows employees to motivate themselves

Each worker must choose themselves to be motivated. The company’s leadership goal is to create the right atmosphere so the employee can motivate themselves. Read full story