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Using Technology for 'Never Eat Alone'

Recently, I had the good fortune to meet Brian Roosa, who told me how he has integrated modern technology to implement the principles of Never Eat Alone. He embraced mindful relationship building by creating a “platform” from common tools and sought to share his approach with others. I thought his advice was fantastic and hereby share it. Read all the way to the end for the...

A Tribe's Core Values Deliver Happiness

Does raising levels of happiness really pay off for a business? We know that happy cows, or at least cows given names and more attention, produce more milk. Delivering Happiness CEO Jenn Lim argues compellingly that higher degrees of happiness in the workplace lead to increased engagement, productivity, performance and retention, thereby improving revenues and decreasing the cost of turnover. We cover practices that make employees happier.

Brian Ludlow's Transformation

"The choice isn't between success and failure, it's between choosing risk and striving for greatness, or risking nothing and being certain of mediocrity." 

I was fortunate enough to have found Keith's book Never Eat Alone during my last year of law school. It was around this time that I started to seriously question whether the practice of law was truly what I was meant to do.   

Robert Braathe's Transformation

My cousin Paul gave me a copy of Never Eat Alone when it first came out and it gave me so many great tools to get to know people on a deeper level. I never felt comfortable "networking" and following the guidelines in the book, I learned how to be a great convention guest, be a great party host and be a better partner through creating stronger relationships with my existing and current clients.

Improving Business Processes, Innovation and Sales in an Increasingly Virtual World

Standalone collaboration tools alone can drive greater engagement among the people dispersed throughout your organization. But big upside comes from identifying business processes that are greatly enriched by adding rich collaborative communication into business processes that span employees, partners and customers. This whitepaper by my Greenlight Research Team coalesces the...

Increase the Engagement of Your Virtual Teams

The trend to virtual teams continues unabated. It applies as an overarching organizing principle and in your own teams. Leaders who used to manage a hierarchy, then a matrix, are now managing relationships with a network of individuals they may never have met inside and outside our organizations. That broad virtual engagement makes sense. 87% of respondents to our 2013...

Ask Keith: What Should I Do With My Life

That's a pretty big question Akhil asked. I had plenty of ideas on avenues he should pursue, but what I think is most important is know what you like, and don't like, to do. Ask yourself where you want to be and find out from others what they think your strengths and weaknesses are. It's a lot of work, but isn't figuring out what you want to do with your life worth it?

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