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About Scott Wilson

Scott Wilson is currently a Customer Experience Principal at a Fortune 50 company. He is also a marketing and business strategy consultant for small businesses and writes about Leadership, Communication, and Marketing on his blog at scottkwilson.com.

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Straight Talk & Trust

A friend of mine recently published a few words on LinkedIn about Straight Talk and Trust. Take a minute and check it out. Straight Talk and Trust | Mike Gore | LinkedIn Scott WilsonScott Wilson is currently a Customer Experience Principal at a Fortune 50 company. He is also a marketing and business strategy consultant […]

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Something I Learned In A Hospital Bed

Let’s start with the main point: Experiences and relationships matter far more than money or possessions. If you were to share this with people in your life, what would their response be? Most would nod their heads and agree with you on the outside, but would the way they live their lives affirm that statement? […]

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Is the Sharing Economy High Over?

Is the startup economy over or is it just ready for it’s next iteration? The author makes a good point about people more interested in saving money and being lazy than sharing and being green. However, could it be that the next wave will make sharing easier and cheaper like Uber and Lyft did? A […]

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Can Advertising Fix The Volkswagen Scandal?

In short, No. Mark Ritson points out in this article that this is referred to as “Aspirational Marketing” or, more commonly, “B.S. Marketing.” How can a brand launch a campaign about trust before it even begins to fix the problem created by its lies? No amount of branding or advertising can fix something that emanates from […]

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5 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Relationship With Your Boss (And Your Next Boss)

“The most important driver of employee engagement is the relationship they have with their immediate manager,” says Piera Palazzolo, Senior Vice President of Dale Carnegie Training. She says the most successful relationships are those where bosses and employees really get to know one another. Source: 5 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Relationship With […]

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Want to Be More Productive? Be More Punctual

An excellent tip from Richard Branson, one of the most “freewheeling” leaders I know of. Unfortunately, punctuality is becoming a thing of the past these days. For some, it is wrongly associated with the “millennial generation” or “that’s just how young people are these days.” Sorry folks, but that’s no excuse. If something is important, […]

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Why Humble Leaders Inspire Loyal Teams

Do all leaders have big egos? Not all but I would say most do. And I’m going to break with the theme of the day and say that is not necessarry all bad all the time. The Ego is what drives us to improve ourselves. It is the part of our personality that pushes us […]

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Does Your Business Have A Culture Of Innovation?

This is a good, short read from Forbes. Evaluating your culture for innovation is important but don’t forget that innovation is more of a mindset than a set of activities. By Leslie Anderson. In the midst of running a company, business owners may not always think about innovation. Nonetheless, it’s important for companies to examine […]

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Innovation more trial-and-error than ‘lightbulb’ moments

  Innovation is almost never an “Aha!” moment. Innovation comes from an accumulation of information over time and constant testing of ideas by groups of people. Using creativity, this feedback informs not only solutions to problems, but possibilities we many not have considered before. Do you think this is new? Farmers 5,000 years ago might disagree… […]

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7 Ways Your Emotions Can Get the Best of You

  This article from Inc goes along with the the post I recently made about empathy and self-control (or self-regulation) and how they affect your ability to lead. This further confirmation that emotions can be a tremendous help in building relationships but can also be a risk if allowed to get out of control. Learn […]

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