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David Ciccarelli

David Ciccarelli

Guest Writer / CEO and Founder of Voices.com

David Ciccarelli is the co-founder and CEO of Voices.com, an online marketplace that connects businesses with voice-over talent. A graduate of the Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology (2000), Ciccarelli has worked in the industry for over a decade, expanding its reach in Silicon Valley and via Bloomberg Radio.

CEOs

So You're a Startup CEO? In Fact, Your Job Is More That of 'Chief Myth-Buster.'

Have you employed the "myth-busting approach" yet? Here are four ways to do that.
Employee Training

How to Get Everyone on Your Team 'Up to Speed' Really Fast

Try out a process called 'speed training' to make things competitive, and fun, with prizes.
Managing Change

Why Change Doesn't Happen, and What to Do About It

Here are five reasons why the change you're trying to implement doesn't happen, and what to do next time.
Strategic Planning

4 Strategic Planning Exercises That You Should Do Annually

Start with a SWOT framework for every department. That's short for 'strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.'
Goals

3 Simple Steps for Company Goal Setting

Follow these three concepts to stay on top of things throughout the year.
Vendors

Cultivating Relationships With Vendors Opens a World of Opportunity

When managed correctly, the relationship with a key vendor is a powerful partnership you can work together to enhance.
Budgeting

You'll Never Control Expenses If Your Team Doesn't Know What Anything Costs

Even profitable businesses are better off watching the pennies. Step one is a friendly tutorial about the costs that employees drive.
Growth Strategies

Set Your Goals 10 Times Bigger to Grow Faster

Goals that seem barely possible with a plan to achieve them have a nearly magical effect on success.
Inspiring Your Team

The Smart Move for Growing Companies Is to Always Be Recruiting Talent

By keeping your list of potential new hires evergreen you are well positioned whether business gets abruptly better or a hole on your team abruptly opens.
Inspiring Your Team

Trusting Your Gut Is Never More Important Than When Picking Your Team

A CEO can delegate the process of determining which job candidates are competent but leadership requires making the final call.
Expansion

Going Global: How to Prepare to Take Over the World

When a company decides to go beyond its home country's borders, the founder needs to determine which countries are best for business expansion.
Inspiring Your Team

4 Steps to Earning an MBA-in-a-Day in Your Own Company

You've paid your tuition in sweat to learn what you know about your company, your market and your industry. Applying that knowledge doesn't require a detour to grad school.
Project Grow

Write a Winning Business Plan With These 8 Key Elements

Before you launch your company, create a document that will serve as its foundation.