Friday 5 for the Week of August 11, 2014


Miss something this week? That’s cool — we’ve got your back like a turtle shell. Here’s this week’s Friday 5. If you like it, please share it with the hashtag #Friday5.

From the Locker Room to the Board Room: Building a Culture of Trust

Trying to do everything yourself limits you as a leader. Your guidance is crucial, but you don’t know everything. Trust your team… Read more

[Infographic] The Color of Branding

Color plays an important role in our daily lives, and over time, we’ve developed specific emotional reactions to different colors. The best marketers understand color and the emotions they activate… Read more

How Well Do You Treat Your Internal Customers?

If your company’s goal is to deliver an excellent customer experience, you must first focus on internal customer service. What is happening on the inside of your organization is sure to show through to the outside world… Read more

Robin Williams: Tear Out The Page — What Will Your Verse Be?

As a child of the 80’s, I learned a lot from Robin Williams. Through his roles, he taught me lessons and gave me inspiration on how to live my life. One of my favorite lessons came from a scene in Dead Poet’s Society when he instructs his class to tear out the pages of their book and asks them, “what will your verse be?” I think that question is especially important for an entrepreneur… Read more

Business Mentoring Series — Building the Right Team

“I can’t be around someone who agrees with me all the time, because one of us is unnecessary.” -Santo Stephens

Santo and Fran discuss the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people… Watch the episode


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