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Embracing Your Strengths: A Guide for Obliger Personality Type

Welcome to our exploration of the Obliger personality type, as highlighted in Gretchen Rubin’s Four Tendencies framework. If you’ve often found yourself excelling at meeting external expectations yet struggling with your own goals, you might identify as an Obliger. This post is dedicated to not only helping you understand this unique tendency but also to embracing and leveraging your inherent strengths. Understanding the Obliger Tendency First and foremost, Obligers are the linchpin of any team or community, known for their unparalleled reliability and dedication to meeting external demands. Conversely, they often encounter challenges in meeting their own internal expectations. This

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Pricing Sensitivity Strategy Tactics

Pricing Sensitivity, Strategy, and Tactics

Most people underprice because they misunderstand price sensitivity. Buying decisions are primarily about whether or not something is worth spending ANY money for – not about the specific amount. How many people who would buy a $25 product wouldn’t buy it for $40?  Not many. They’re assessing whether or not it’s worth paying for at all – not the price point (within reason). Idea Citation: Josh Spector

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Exploring the Impact: A Deep Dive into Sample Fractional Executive Projects

Fractional executives bring a wealth of experience and expertise to organizations, providing critical leadership and strategic guidance on a part-time basis. This flexible approach enables businesses to leverage high-level skills without the commitment and cost of a full-time hire. To fully appreciate the value and impact a fractional executive can bring to your organization, it’s helpful to explore examples of their previous projects. In this article, we will examine several key projects undertaken by fractional executives, offering a deeper understanding of their contributions and the transformative power they can have on a business. Case Study 1: Sales Strategy Transformation Background

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Unlock the Full Potential of Your HR Strategy

This resource is brought to you by Carol Fraser Carol Fraser has over 20 years of experience as a People/HR Leader and consultant. She focuses on creating strategic people strategy, culture, and practices that connect people to purpose, passion, and process. Carol is a certified coach, certified compensation professional, certified assessment and emotional intelligence facilitator, and is a leader in coaching and mentoring others in the HR field. Carol helps organizations build stronger foundations in organizational design and culture so growth is sustainable, scalable, and impactful.   Discover the Secret to Hiring the Perfect Fractional CHRO A fractional CHRO is

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Grant Writing

Grant Writing Helpful Tips Start early Know the funder Read the guidelines and follow instructions Make your summary stellar State directly why the funder should support the request Write in clear, concise sentences using active voice Mirror language used by funder Ask for a specific amount and detail how it will be used Share evaluation plan/key performance indicators Make sure you answer the funder’s questions explicitly Have another person—or two—review before submitting Tips for Effective & Efficient Grant Budgets Start with a detailed review of the Request for Proposal (RFP) rubric This will ensure you choose the best format for

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Fundraising Advice for Camelback Ventures $1M Club

 This advice is relevant for entrepreneurs preparing to raise $1M or more, and you can leverage the fundraising resources below Focus on how to build relationships, so investors know, like, and trust you 5×7 Rule: 5 interactions in 7 weeks = friendship for life You build trust by being vulnerable If you ask for money, you can advice If you ask for advice, you can get money twice Get advice, implement, share what you learned, and say thanks, close the loop Get intro, meet a new person, say thanks for the intro, share what you learned, close the loop

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Fractional Executive Best Practices

Here are 7 best practices to consider as a fractional executive: Understand the Company: Take the time to fully understand the company’s culture, values, goals, and objectives. This will help you align your efforts and strategies with the company’s vision and mission. Build Relationships: Invest time in building strong relationships with key stakeholders, including employees, customers, vendors, and partners. This will help you gain their trust and support, and enable you to more effectively lead and manage the organization. Communicate Effectively: Communication is key to success as a fractional executive. Be clear, concise, and transparent in your communication with stakeholders.

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When is the Right Time to Hire a Fractional Executive Over a Full-Time Employee?

Deciding whether to hire a fractional executive or a full-time employee? Here are a few things to consider when making this decision: Goals: Consider the specific needs and goals of your organization. If you need specialized expertise or leadership for a particular project or initiative, a fractional executive may be a better fit. If you require ongoing leadership and management of the company, a full-time executive may be more appropriate. Budget: Consider your budget and resources. Hiring a full-time executive can be expensive, as it often requires paying a salary, benefits, and other compensation. Fractional executives are a more cost-effective

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What is a Fractional Executive?

What is a Fractional Executive? In the ever-evolving business landscape, organizations often grapple with finding the perfect balance between skill requirements and budgetary constraints. One emerging solution is the concept of a fractional executive. So, what exactly is a fractional executive? A fractional executive is a seasoned leader hired to fill a skills gap in an executive team on a part-time or project basis. They lend their expertise to multiple organizations concurrently, acting as fully integrated team members to comprehend each company’s unique challenges and goals. Fractional executives bring to the table a wealth of experience from different industries and

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Anger

Anger is a powerful emotion that can impact our ability to think 🧠 🔥 Alleviate Your Anger with These Healthy Methods You can excuse yourself from the situation. You can increase the space between stimulus and response. You can go into another room and scream into a pillow. You can diffuse anger by accepting that which you cannot control because the opposite of control is acceptance. You can label the thought to disarm it by saying to yourself “I am having the thought that I am angry.” You can move your body to release anger by going for a walk

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Grant Writing

Grant Writing Helpful Tips Start early Know the funder Read the guidelines and follow instructions Make your summary stellar State directly why the funder should support the request Write in

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What is a Fractional Executive?

What is a Fractional Executive? In the ever-evolving business landscape, organizations often grapple with finding the perfect balance between skill requirements and budgetary constraints. One emerging solution is the concept

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Anger

Anger is a powerful emotion that can impact our ability to think 🧠 🔥 Alleviate Your Anger with These Healthy Methods You can excuse yourself from the situation. You can

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