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Top 3 Reasons Your Startup Could Use Some HR

As the owner of a fractional HR services firm, you might think I am inclined to overestimate the value of HR for a small organization.  “When is the right time to add HR?” and “Isn’t HR expensive?” are questions frequently posed to us and ones that we were reminded of during CED’s recent Venture Connect

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Transcript – Heuristic Podcast with Jim Bower

Link to Heuristic Podcast #9 – Sometimes There is One Right Way, but Probably Not This Time with Jim Bower. Alicia Parr: Hi, this is Alicia Parr with Performentor for another Heuristic Podcast. And today, I’m with Jim Bower. And Jim is the principal at the Bower Group. He is an exceptional strategist and a

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Transcript – Heuristic Podcast with Gentleman Mystic

Link to podcast on Youtube Channel. ___________________________________ Alicia Parr: Hello, this is Alicia with Performentor, and we’re doing another heuristic podcast. Today, I’m speaking with Billy Redhorse, he’s a thought leader and guide, and he is known online as a gentleman mystic. Now I have been following the gentleman mystic for years now on Twitter,

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Transcript – Heuristic Podcast with Vinay Raman

Link to Heuristic Podcast #25 – What’s Old is New Again with Vinay Raman. Alicia Parr: Hi, this is Alicia with another heuristic podcast. Today we’re talking to Vinay Raman. He is the CEO of CAARMO and a host of the Business Blind Spots: Exposed podcast. Now, Vinay is a very data driven strategist, very

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Transcript – Heuristic Podcast with John Grinnell

Below is a transcript for Heuristic Podcast #19 – Why Heuristics Matter with John Grinnell. Alicia: Hi, this is Alicia with another heuristic podcast. And today I am talking with John Grinnell. He is the CEO of Grinnell leadership, a very, very high impact organization. I know he’s made a difference. He and his team

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Transcript – Heuristic Podcast with Per Bylund

Below is the transcript for Heuristic Podcast #11 – Prompt Grassroots Decision Making Often with Per Bylund. Alicia: Hi there, it’s Alicia with another heuristic podcast. And today I’m with Per Bylund and he is an associate professor of entrepreneurship and the records Johnston professor free enterprise and the school of entrepreneurship at Oklahoma state

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Transcript – Heuristic Podcast w/ Marc Pons

Below is the transcript for Heuristic Podcast #12 Prompt Grassroots Decision-Making Often with Marc Pons. Alicia Parr (AP): Hi this is Alicia with Performentor and this is another Heuristic Podcast and today we’re talking to Marc Pons. Marc is the President of Chapel Hill Tire, a growing chain of auto and tire repair shops that’s

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Transcript – Heuristic Podcast w/ Carol McLaurin

Below is the transcript for Heuristic Podcast #15 – Sometimes there’s one right way. Probably not this time. Alicia Parr (AP): Hi this is Alicia with Performentor and this is another Heuristic Podcast and today we’re talking to Carol McLaurin. She’s the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships at the SBTDC in North Carolina, and

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Motivating & Aligning Your Team – A Simple Framework

Human beings respond to communication that takes on the structure of a purpose-driven story. It has to feel real. It generates a future image of a better future. It unifies. If you want to get those outcomes from a talk that you are giving, or an announcement that you are writing, USE THIS PROCESS. If

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Performentor Operating Principles

Unleash people energy & fight entropy Become “we” with our clients. Know that what we don’t know > what we do know Collaborate so we move faster / better Diagnose -> Prescribe -> Simplify -> Reality Test -> Scale Prompt grassroots decision-making often Turn on a dime with business changes Address systems roots of team

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