Idea Storm's top rated articles - 12 November 2020

I have had excellent guests on my podcast Business Bookshelf and they produce amazing content.

I would like to thank them for giving their time to chat to me (and to you if you are a listener of the podcast) and have therefore created a 'Friends' page on my website where you can access their fantastic content.

Here are three selected articles for you to enjoy. The rest can be found on the Friends page.

1. Karin Hurt - Let's Grow Leaders

How to Give Better, Consistent Appreciation

If you’re reading this and think, “Yikes, that could be me” or “I probably don’t do enough” you’re not alone.  You might want to try these simple approaches to build a more deliberate appreciation strategy.

This article can be accessed here.

2. Zoe Routh

How to develop a better team with the Culture Compass

Do you have a set of principles that help you and your team stay on track when it comes to not only the work you do, but more importantly, how you interact?

Creating a Culture Compass with your team is a practical way to review what matters most, so you can stay on track and navigate difficult circumstances together.

This article can be accessed here.

3. Promise Phelon - The Growth Warrior

The Struggle is Real

We’ve changed the names and location to ensure privacy but the details are true. Thandi is the founder and CEO of a small, but promising, app-based logistics company in Austin, Texas. She’s moved around a lot, and tried the business model in a couple of cities on the East Coast, but it just never seemed to take off. Without a college degree, she had to pursue other paths to financial independence. She began her career in the relocation industry in her early 20s.

This article can be accessed here.

I hope you have enjoyed these three selected articles. To access the full list visit the Friends page on

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Lance Peppler

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