July 16, 2018: This Week's Best Business-Building Articles

July 16, 2018

This week, Ratchet+Wrench highlights how to create a learning culture, why meditation can improve your business leadership, and 10 marketing podcasts you should check out.

July 16, 2018—To better assist shop owners with their production management, marketing tactics and leadership styles, Ratchet+Wrench has compiled a short list of essential business-building material from some of its favorite sources.

4 Ways to Create a Learning Culture on Your Team — Harvard Business Review

Here are four science-based recommendations to help you create a learning culture on your team or in your organization:

Four Ways Meditation Brings Focus To Business Leaders — Forbes

Here are four ways that meditation will help you run your business and be a better person.

10 Marketing Podcasts You Should Download Immediately — Business.com

There are a seemingly unlimited number of podcasts you can listen to on iTunes and Google Play in a variety of different subject matters. Whether you’re a marketing expert or not, you’ll be able to find podcasts that can really help you bump up your marketing skills and knowledge.

Business Leadership and Community Engagement Go Hand-in-Hand — TG Daily

Can a business leader succeed in a community without fully participating in it? Philanthropist Hunter Perret argues they cannot.

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