Run Wildly Effective Meetings With This One Powerful Template

Getting the most out of meetings is easy if you know how to effectively design them. One of the biggest black holes in workplace productivity is the poorly designed, poorly run meeting. No wonder 71 percent of senior managers view their companies’ meetings as unproductive and inefficient. When meetings aren’t effective, the natural instinct is to schedule…

Marketing Department Metrics Dashboard

What are Marketing Dashboards and Why Do They Matter for Marketing Departments?

How to drive better marketing outcomes through use of a marketing dashboard By upBOARD   One of the most important parts of any business is selling. To do this, business leaders need to be able to effectively market and advertise their products and services to those in their target market. With the rise of technology,…

Foster Disruptive Innovation at Your Next Corporate Offsite

How to transform a boring leadership offsite into an inspiring springboard for the future I’ve been fortunate to work with thousands of executives from many household names over the past 20 years. There’s one thing just about every company and every leadership team share in common – the annual offsite. Most offsites focus on building big visions, crafting…

Beyond Pitches, Metrics, and Quarterly Reviews – A New Model for Venture Capital and Startup Collaboration

The way that venture capitalists, corporate venture funds, angel investors, and start-ups collaborate is changing. Here’s a new model for an always-on, real-time approach that eliminates surprises and accelerates results.   There used to be something called the “Bicycle Test” for Venture Capitalists. VC’s wanted startups housed in offices close enough – within a reasonable…