What Your Social Media Efforts Desperately Lack #socialmedia

In my post this past Thursday, I promised that today I’d show you how my Principles-to-Practices Framework can transform your social media efforts. Ready? The framework goes like this, from highest-level to most basic: Principles guide Strategy, which guide Tactics, which guide Practices. Principles are incredibly important and probably shouldn’t change at all from your […] Read moreRead More»

This Leadership Framework Helped Lincoln Save the Union. You Should Try It

Leaders are leaders, regardless of their area of endeavor: business, the military, politics, charity, clubs; even family. The lessons we learn from leaders in one arena are often at least as valuable as those from our own, because of the outside perspective they lend. Take Abraham Lincoln, for example. To our knowledge, ExchangeGain […] Read moreRead More»

Musings on Millennials, Middle Management and Maine’s Blue Lobsters

Today’s episode of ExchangeGain TV is with Deborah Mills-Scofield, a member of our League of Extraordinary Thinkers as well as a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review. What makes Deb’s thinking so extraordinary? Where do we begin? Early in her career, this inventor developed one of the most lucrative patents ever for AT&T-Lucent. […] Read moreRead More»

How to Become a Manager No One Will Work For

Editor’s Note: This post was written by a friend of Ted Coine. She’s a well-respected, experienced management professional who wished to remain anonymous regarding this post, due to her current employment. So, without further adieu, please enjoy this enlightening post by today’s guest blogger… Anonymous. Management advice often begins under the assumption managers already have […] Read moreRead More»

What Is a Business Heretic, Anyway?

Years ago, I read a fascinating book by William Manchester, A World Lit Only By Fire. Part of the book is the true-life adventure tale of Magellan’s first-ever circumnavigation of the globe. What made the history so memorable, though, is what Magellan left behind in Europe. Across the continent, the religious and political establishment was […] Read moreRead More»

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