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Marketing Services Agency Valuations In M&A In 2021

This year, as my company has evaluated potential acquisitions, I’ve spoken with numerous founders, bankers and private equity firms with M&A experience to see how the current market values marketing services and agency businesses. …

Why Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon Is Wrong About Remote Work

As millions of workers adapted to remote work over the past year, many discovered unexpected benefits to working from home. Even in the stress of a pandemic, advantages such as the lack of a …

Why You Need A “Stop Doing” List

They say quitters never win, and winners never quit. But that statement really depends on what you’re quitting and why. Quitting smoking, for example, is a great idea. What about quitting a volunteer position, …

How Jeff Bezos’​ Brilliant Memo System Can Dramatically Improve Your Virtual Meetings

As a leader, I have never been a fan of update meetings and they are even more problematic in a virtual environment where everyone already has Zoom fatigue and not enough hours in the …

5 Things To Stop Doing On LinkedIn Right Now

If you use social media, you’ve probably seen many cases where people misuse it. While it can be surprising to see how people use personal social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to overshare …

Command and Control Leadership Is Dead. Here’s What’s Replacing It.

For decades, many businesses adhered to a rigid leadership style–one that was hierarchical, where managers gave orders, enforced inflexible policies, and didn’t welcome input from employees. This type of command and control leadership took …

Ignoring Company Values Can Cause An Existential Crisis

The entire travel industry has been upended by COVID-19, and airlines and airplane manufacturers are no exception. However, one company’s free fall has stood out even in a bleak landscape: Boeing. Boeing was already …

CVS Lost $2 Billion With One Choice. Here’s Why They Were Right

As people face significant stress imposed by COVID-19 and an increased amount of isolation due to social distancing measures, everybody has had more opportunity to reflect recently. While some are looking forward at how …

This Is How COVID-19 Will Permanently Change the Way Every Generation Lives

This worldwide pandemic has brought with it public health crises, global economic upheaval and widespread uncertainty. Even though the acute threat of COVID-19 will pass, things will not return completely to normal. The virus …

The 3 Most Important Leadership Lessons I Learned in 2019

To be the leader your business, family and community needs, it’s important to understand where you can improve. The end of the year is a great time to do this. Each December, I like …

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