Set Goals But Don’t Forget To Set a Routine

  • August 16, 2016
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Setting goals is the first step towards progress. However, making progress requires not just commitment which is made when one sets a goal but it also calls for setting a routine, a schedule that will allow one to make progress more easily. Progress can only be made with consistent follow through and unless you have […]

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Top 10 on Product Hunt: What Happened?

  • April 20, 2015
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On March 4th, 2015, Cove was featured on Product Hunt. We made it into the coveted top 10, staying steady at around #5 for much of the day. For those who don’t know Product Hunt , a good introduction comes from First Round Review’s blog post on the company and its founder, Ryan Hoover: “Product […]

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5 Essential Characteristics of Great Managers

  • January 19, 2015
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On the topic of management, a very popular question on Quora asks about the key characteristics of a great manager. Having interviewed and surveyed several dozen managers at Inc. 5000 companies this past year, we have looked at considerable data on the most critical managerial traits in high performance environments. Before you can be a great […]

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Goal Setting & OKRs – Culture Talk with OfficeVibe

  • November 17, 2014
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OfficeVibe, a Montreal-based company, has done a series of interviews with executives and thought leaders from many different companies on topics related to company culture. This includes conversations with many performance-driven, open and transparent cultures we admire: Netflix, Hubspot, Zappos, Buffer etc. A few weeks ago, Jacob Shriar at OfficeVibe interviewed me about the importance […]

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Engaging the Workforce Through Goals and Progress

  • August 28, 2014
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The struggle is real! At work we want to be successful and recognized for our efforts and accomplishments, while still having time left over for relaxation and personal fulfillment.  But we become so overwhelmed with the demands on our time — making to do lists, answering emails, unproductive meetings, and putting out daily fires — that we […]

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