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A New Chapter: Know Your Company

Written by Claire Lew on December 18, 2013

Today, I'm excited to announce that I'll be running Know Your Company
as the CEO.

Know Your Company is a software tool built by >>

The 5 Reasons Your Employees Don't Tell You The Truth (And What to Do About It)

Written by Claire Lew on October 15, 2013

What hurts more than losing a great employee? Feeling like it came out of nowhere.

When you're blindsided by an employee leaving, you might ask yourself things like: "Is there anything that I could've done to...>>

The Cost of What's Unspoken: 3 Ways Employee Silence Is Hurting Your Company's Bottom Line

Written by Claire Lew on September 10, 2013

As a leader, what keeps you up at night?

You may be worried how your upcoming product release will be received by customers. Or perhaps you're concerned that your closest competitor gained recent...>>

The Most Important Thing Missing In Your Company

Written by Claire Lew on August 14, 2013

Lately, I’ve had a lot of conversations with CEOs and business owners about the ups-and-downs of running a company.

To gain a better understanding of where they’re coming from, I often ask the question, “What would...>>

Killing the Culture of "Nice"

Written by Claire Lew on July 25, 2013

Does your company suffer from a culture of "nice"?

A culture of "nice" exists when people do not openly disagree with one another. They politely bite their tongues when they have a dissenting viewpoint. They avoid...>>

Why We Fear Feedback And What We Can Do About It

Written by Claire Lew on July 18, 2013

Do you have feedback you want to give at work, but are holding back?

We all know the value of feedback in the workplace. But speaking up at work can feel taboo, even stressful.

Why?

I think...>>

Stop Apologizing for the “Soft Stuff”

Written by Claire Lew on July 10, 2013

About a month ago, I had a friend look over the content of my company’s website. I had wanted her advice on the language I was using to describe my service.

She liked what I had written, with one...>>

How I Convinced My Parents I Wanted to Become An Entrepreneur

Written by Claire Lew on July 1, 2013

Two and half years ago, I decided I wanted to become an entrepreneur. The part that made me the most nervous?

Telling my parents.

My dad has a Ph.D in mechanical engineering. My mom has a Masters in...>>

Seeing the Truth: Why Feedback Matters In Your Company

Written by Claire Lew on June 25, 2013

Your company wants to solve a problem.

But it’s a winding path. There are road blocks and variables, from external competition and a changing market, to internal company flare-ups and political dynamics....>>