Phil La Duke

Phil La Duke

Iconoclast

Phil LaDuke is is a Safety Transformation Architect at Environmental Resources Management. An author, he writes about business, worker safety and organizational change topics on his blog. An avid user of social media for business networking, LaDuke has worked as a consultant in this area. 

Does Your Onboarding Give New Employee the Urge to Flee?
Performance Ignited

Does Your Onboarding Give New Employee the Urge to Flee?

Too often a new hire's first day is a flamboyant display of your company at its worst. Try harder to make a good first impression.
Why You Should Care About Student Loan Debt
Student Debt

Why You Should Care About Student Loan Debt

It's easy to think of it as a young person's problem, but its ripple effects are prodigious, affecting the entire national economy.
Is the Gig Economy Sustainable?
Gig Workers

Is the Gig Economy Sustainable?

Working projects gives you flexibility but there are some harsh realities to long-term gigging.
5 Ways to Attract and Retain Millennials
Performance Ignited

5 Ways to Attract and Retain Millennials

Every generation perplexes and discomfits the one that preceded it.
6 Things Millennials Need to Know About the Modern Workplace
Millennials

6 Things Millennials Need to Know About the Modern Workplace

The costly educations young people have completed seldom teach them all they need to know about corporate world expectations.
It's Sell or Die Because Sales Are the Lifeblood of Every Company
Customer Experience

It's Sell or Die Because Sales Are the Lifeblood of Every Company

It may not be brain surgery, but done right, sales is a practice like medicine or any other profession. Learn it. Practice it.
Using Social Media for Business Without Bleaching Out the Social
Marketing Bootcamp

Using Social Media for Business Without Bleaching Out the Social

Navigate the risks of social media, from brand buzz to negative reviews, by charting an Internet course that avoids known obstacles and unforeseen dangers.
Is Your Personal Elevator Pitch Incoherent Babble?
Marketing Bootcamp

Is Your Personal Elevator Pitch Incoherent Babble?

A sudden introduction to a new person would seem simple enough, but most of us have neither thought it through nor gotten it down pat. Here's how.
You Shall Be Judged By the Company You Keep!
Marketing Bootcamp

You Shall Be Judged By the Company You Keep!

Your company's references must be managed, evaluated and checked to make sure it's helping to get new clients.
Crafting a Fierce Vision for Your Success
Radicals & Visionaries

Crafting a Fierce Vision for Your Success

Five truths that could help change your outlook on living a successful life.
Values Are Learned In the Halls, Not Off the Walls.
Leadership

Values Are Learned In the Halls, Not Off the Walls.

Entrepreneurs can't afford to let their mission, values and vision slip into banality.
7 Easy Ways You Can Increase Safety On a Budget
Workplace Safety

7 Easy Ways You Can Increase Safety On a Budget

WIth so much to do and so few resources, bootstrapping entrepreneurs often ignore workplace safety until it's too late. Don't risk it.
The Entrepreneurial Mystique: 5 Common Misconceptions About Starting a Business
Make More Happen

The Entrepreneurial Mystique: 5 Common Misconceptions About Starting a Business

There are many good reasons to begin your entrepreneurial quest, just probably not the ones you are thinking of.
4 Things About Cultivating a Thought Leader the Company Might Regret
Marketing Bootcamp

4 Things About Cultivating a Thought Leader the Company Might Regret

Marketing is mostly telling customers what you think they want to hear. Thought leadership is telling them what they need to hear.
The Only 2 Answers You Need to Figure Your Next Move
Sales Strategies

The Only 2 Answers You Need to Figure Your Next Move

Success is sometimes as simple as asking the right questions.