A lot is being said about the importance of culture these days. Big companies like Google spend a lot of time, energy, and resources in building a specific culture that cultivates innovation and retains top talent from around the world. David Villa, CEO of marketing agency IPD, concisely explains exactly why business leaders will be remiss if they don’t prioritize culture:
This is a guest post by Joanna Gaudoin. Joanna helps individuals and organizations with their image and impact. Here, she talks about how to find out what's being said about you online, and how to make a strong impression on different online platforms.
The internet is truly amazing, for most of us it has changed our lives in terms of how we do lots of things - job searching, shopping, researching, booking holidays and managing money. Although for the younger generation, that is how it has always been done!
When managing a dispersed team, it’s important to bridge the location gap. It keeps your remote employees from feeling unimportant in his or her role. The symptoms of a disengaged employee, such as lack of enthusiasm, lack of initiative, and even distraction (Office Vibe) can be reduced when you communicate often and make work as convenient as possible using the newest tools.
You can no longer afford to ignore your digital marketing strategy. “The reality is consumers – likely even you – turn to the internet to discover what to do, where to go, who to buy things from and more.” says Nicole Leinbach-Reyhle for Forbes.com. It’s a crucial element to business success, but you simply don’t have time to focus on it.
You and your employees are usually the best people to advocate for your brand, but there is another group of people that will boost your business unlike any other: influencers. Let’s take a look at this infographic from influencer platform, The Shelf: