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Do you think culture and collaboration require an office? Think Again

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Why we need to stop believing that culture and collaboration sit within the four walls of an office. Recent research finds that more than three-quarters of C-suite executives expect the typical “core” employee to be back in the office three or more days a week. The reason?

You really do need a vacation.

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Why taking a vacation and unplugging while you are on vacation is so important. I recently had the honor of discussing the topic of burnout on Amy Irvine’s Wine and Dime podcast. In our discussion, Amy shared that she had not taken a vacation in over two years.

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How to build a mentorship program that actually works

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7 Elements of an Effective Mentorship Program. Developing a mentorship program.

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Q&A with Aaron Morehouse

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Q&A with Aaron Morehouse. Aaron Morehouse and those ‘aha’ moments, strengthening networks, and building strategies that everyone is aligned with. What are your areas of expertise? .

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Q&A with Jeremy McNamara

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Q&A with Jeremy McNamara. Jeremy McNamara discusses building teams, building relationships, and things (including old cars). What are your areas of expertise? Leadership, getting things done, achieving organizational clarity, and setting out a vision. What led you to Brimstone? .

Just one Moment: Mindfulness for Busy Leaders

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Mindfulness offers an opportunity for us to spend less time in unproductive states of mind and helps us to return to the present moment, just as it is, without judgment.

Q&A with Jane Panicucci

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Q&A with Jane Panicucci. Jane Panicucci shares what brought her to Brimstone and her greatest accomplishment. What are three words that describe you? Energetic, Inspiring, Playful. What led you to Brimstone?

More effort doesn’t always yield better results

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Less is often more. When I was first introduced to meditation , many years ago, it was before there was much awareness in our culture about mindfulness. My initial exposure to meditation was in a center where the abbot of the center put a very strong emphasis on effort and concentration.

How are organizations deciding where and how people work? CHROs share their strategies.

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When it comes to the way forward, there is no “right” path. Eighteen months ago, the pandemic forced us to work differently. With no time for planning, we were forced to innovate, to be agile , and be more human.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

The Upside of the Great Resignation

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The silver living of the Great Resignation is an unprecedented opportunity to build a stronger organization – one poised to thrive. Between April and July 2021, a total of 15.5 million workers quit their jobs. This voluntary mass exodus from the workforce is likely to persist – if not accelerate.

Leadership in Crisis

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CASE STUDY. Supporting leaders as they lead through crisis.

10 inspirational videos on leadership

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10 videos with insights and knowledge that will us learn, grow, and lead. The Brimstone team is made up of highly skilled, senior-level consultants from a wide range of backgrounds—educators at top universities, serial entrepreneurs, former C-suite executives, and seasoned process consulting experts.

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Report: The Future of the Best Place to Work

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2021 Report: The Future of the Best Place to Work. Over the past eighteen months, people have been re-evaluating their priorities and reassessing their relationship with their jobs.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

The Upside of the Burnout Crisis

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There is a silver lining to the burnout crisis. Leaders who recognize burnout as an organizational problem, and who take action to transform the organization and create an organizational solution, will be at a competitive advantage. “If

Beware of the meeting trap: how leaders should manage their time

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Be intentional with your time. And beware of the meeting trap. Time is the scarcest resource leaders have. How a leader chooses to allocate their time is a reflection on their priorities and how they lead, and directly impacts their effectiveness and the performance of the organization.

Lead with Courage

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This is an excerpt from The Core 4 , by Brimstone’s Managing Founder, Bob Weiler. The book explores the foundational capabilities of any organization, from a small group to a global enterprise—leadership, change, alignment, and energy.

The Power of Mindfulness: Remember, Recenter, Re-engage

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As busy professionals, we usually can’t stop when we are feeling overwhelmed, provoked, or off-kilter to recenter ourselves and then re-engage with our colleagues cool, calm, and collected.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

Mindfulness in the midst of a busy day: becoming aware of first responses

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How can a busy leader incorporate mindfulness into their day? Attention is one critical aspect of mindfulness. Most of our attention is actually involuntary, being pushed and pulled in all directions by the overwhelming number of distractions and anxieties we confront on a daily basis.

Managing Career Transitions

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Not in his goals but in his transitions man is great. – Ralph Waldo Emerson. Managing your career is your responsibility. It is not something you can “come back to.” Instead, managing your career is something that needs to be done on an ongoing basis.

Developing next-generation leaders

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CASE STUDY. How a health services organization developed next-generation leaders, increased employee engagement scores, and increased employee enablement. A leading health services organization identified leadership development as one of its biggest challenges.

Mastering the Hybrid Workplace

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Managing the hybrid of office and non-office work concurrently is the next challenge. Success for companies and leaders in the next normal requires mastery of the hybrid workplace, one where opportunities, ideas, rewards, growth, and promotions are equally accessible to people working from anywhere.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

Few organizations have communicated their plan for hybrid work. This is anxiety producing.

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Communicating where work will take place and how your people will work together is crucial. A recent survey finds that although nine out of ten executives envision implementing a hybrid model going forward, only one in ten organizations have begun to communicate and pilot their vision.

Q&A with Sam Rioux

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Q&A with Sam Rioux. Sam Rioux shares what he likes about his role, recharging, and the biggest mistake he’s made (and why he’d do it again – in a heartbeat). What are the three adjectives that best describe you? . Inquisitive, Adventurous, Creative.

Q&A with Bill Supple

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Q&A with Bill Supple. Bill Supple discusses building Mammut in North America, and the importance of valuing people and experiences. What are your areas of expertise?

“Return to work” makes no sense. Here’s why.

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“Return to work” implies people have not been working. They have. A lot. Recent research conducted by Jennifer Moss, Michael Leiter, Christina Maslach, and David Whiteside, in association with Harvard Business Review , found that global burnout is a problem.

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.

The Power of Mindfulness

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Mindfulness is a tool that can help place attention where it is most needed and then keep it there as long as required to reflect, plan, decide and act. Our attention is always someplace. Unfortunately, our attention at work and at home ( now more often than not the same !)

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A Quiet(er) Mind

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Even a few minutes of mindfulness practice daily allows the mind to rest, leaving us refreshed and able to lead with more energy, clarity, and focus. Many of us have experienced a quiet mind at some moment or another.

Q&A with Patrick Jones

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Q&A with Patrick Jones. Patrick Jones shares his favorite part of his work, his greatest accomplishments, and how to recharge. What are your areas of expertise? .

8 Ways Leaders Can Engage and Support Their Remote Teams – and be a more human leader

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How to engage and support your remote team for the long-haul. In February, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the world’s largest work-from-home experiment.

The Modern Customer Success Playbook

The evolution of every high-functioning, effective customer success strategy centers around three C’s: connected experiences, an engaging customer journey, and a culture built on customer-centricity. Satisfaction won’t cut it. Quarterbacking your customers to long-term success and growth is proven to combat churn and transform customer success teams into revenue-drivers. But where do you start? Download the playbook today!

How organizations can help support working parents

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Working parents are not okay. In August, I wrote that leaders need to take bold and innovative actions to transform the organization to support working parents and create a culture that will accelerate gender, racial, and ethnic equality.

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