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6 Social Media Mistakes That Are Killing Your Marketing Campaign

Social media marketing is a hip and brilliant way to drive traffic to your business. But if you're using these platforms, Teddy Hunt says you should make sure you're not making any of these ghastly mistakes.

6-Figure Lunches: 3 Practices That Turn Business Lunches Into Income

Getting intentional, curious, and aligned will take your business lunches, appointments, closings, and in-person conversations to a whole new level.

Choose A Property That Can Be Recession-Proofed

Is commercial property just too risky to invest in during this recession? No, says Terry Painter. The author of "The Encyclopedia of Commercial Real Estate Advice" shares some advice.

How Brands Can Build A Positive Reputation And Grow Customer Loyalty In 2023

Growing customer loyalty and building a positive brand reputation is more important than ever these days.

How Effective Budgeting Helps Small Businesses And Entrepreneurs

Too many businesses with great ideas fail because they run out of money. Ensuring success starts with effective budgeting, argues Elie Y. Katz, founder, president & CEO of National Retail Solutions (NRS).

Four Ways To Create A Positive Team Culture

J. Clint Anderson Ph.D., founder and president of J. Clint Anderson Company shares four steps to help a leader create a positive team culture in their organization.

6 Things Every Startup Needs To Know To Attract Top Talent

When you are still building credibility, and finding your place in a competitive market, it is especially important to hire the right employees. But, how? Kelly Barcelos of Jobsoid shares six approaches to hire top talent.

Not Making Your Sales? Maybe What’s Lacking Is Trust.

In the world of sales, trust is king. You can advertise, promote, tweet, post, blog and sell like Dale Carnegie on steroids, but if you haven’t built trust with your potential customer, it’s truly a waste of good resources, says Marsha Friedman, author of 'Celebritize Yourself'.

How To Deal With A Loose Cannon In A Leadership Position

You may have on your team a Dangerous Dan. Keith Martino, head of CMI and author of "Expect Leadership" shares how you need to limit the damage that such a person may inflict on your organization.

Introverts And Extroverts Working Together, They’re Better

Extroverts and introverts can work together. The diversity of perspectives contributes to making a company more progressive, innovative, and productive.

No Whining And 6 Other Career Rules For Young Professionals

Being whiny doesn’t warrant respect. What will command respect? Robin Landa shares six professional career rules.

Take A Long-Term Mindset To B2B Branding 

Brand building is a crucial part of B2B marketing, but it takes intention and effort to execute it successfully. Paul Cash and James Trezona explain.

The Digital Age: Why Face-to-Face Communication Is Still More Powerful

In today’s digital age, face-to-face communication occurs less often among busy small business owners. Sadly, personal interactions seem to be a bit of a dying art, laments Ulrich Kellerer, author of "One Moment Can Change Your Life!: Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary People".

The Key Fundamentals Of Starting An Online Business

Building and growing a business online usually depends on leveraging various digital marketing tactics to outperform your competition and scaling up your outreach. 

How To Build A Mission-Focused Startup Team

A talented team isn’t necessarily the answer for startup success.The team that will help you to achieve your mission is a team that is focused and committed to that mission.

Top 10 Benefits Of Lean

Due to its roots in manufacturing, Lean is often equated with the elimination of waste, but this view of Lean misses the mark on realizing its true value, argues Denise Grey, CMO at LeanKit

Free Has No Value

When you give without getting anything in return, you actively undermine your value, argues Paul Cherry, author of "The Ultimate Sales Pro".

Eight Signs Your Employees Might Be Struggling With Trauma

Drs. Diana Hendel and Mark Goulston say trauma isn’t always caused by a big “shock and awe” event. It can also happen gradually. Here are some warning signs to help you intervene before your organization sustains irreparable damage.

How To Choose A Registered Agent For Your Business

A registered agent is your business’s officially designated point of contact to receive critical legal notices, such as lawsuits. Here's how to choose one.

Designing A Workforce For Today: How Organizations Should Start Thinking Differently About Talent

In order to create an impactful and lasting competitive advantage, organizations need to get clear about their structure and make a pivot toward thinking differently about talent and work altogether.

Corporate Buzzwords – 20 Words And Phrases To Cut From Your Work Vocabulary

Cut useless business jargon from your vocabulary. These are 20 corporate buzzwords May Habib recommend you cut from your vocabulary, effective immediately.

The Hedgehog, Fox, Eagle And The Ostrich: Studying Leadership Through Fables

Aligning leadership qualities with Aesopian metaphors leads to interesting insights and helps identify areas of focus for growth and improvement. Jan-Benedict Steenkamp, author of "Time to Lead: Lessons for Today's Leaders from Bold Decisions that Changed History" explains.

Direct Vs. Indirect Distribution

While distribution channels have not largely changed over time, the demand of consumers to have fast and convenient delivery has become the norm. Jessica Mendiola, Audit Manager at Sensiba San Filippo highlights the importance of picking the right distribution channel(s) for your business.
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How Younger Workers Can Mentor Older Ones And Move Companies Forward

Reverse mentoring can be a plus for businesses in bridging generation gaps and knowledge gaps, and also a lifeline for older workers who otherwise might get phased out. Rod Robertson shares some tips on how to implement reverse mentoring successfully

How Small Business Owners Can Navigate Tax Season This Year

As the tax season approaches, the big question now is how entrepreneurs figure out how to find an accountant and how the PPP funds will affect your taxes.

5 Things To Do To Make Sure Your First Hire Is A Good One

Perhaps almost as exciting as starting a new business is making your first hire, so the last thing you want to do is have it all go wrong by hiring someone who’s a bad fit. Andy Roe, General Manager of SurePayroll, Inc. shares some of the ways you can ensure your first hire is a good one.

How To Create And Communicate Performance Standards In Your Startup

How can a company set up performance standards for new hires and effectively communicate them? Lior Levin offers some tips for this two-step process of creation and communication of expectations.

6 Steps To Creating A Customer Service Plan For Your Startup

Follow these common sense tips from Parker Davis, the CEO of Answer 1, to develop your startup’s customer service strategy and give your business a competitive edge.

Does Your New Year’s Resolution Include Reorganizing Your Data? Cross That Off The List...

Looking to organise your data? Downloading a search engine is a more realistic option to finding data, says Elizabeth Thede, director of sales at dtSearch.
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4 Hallmarks Of A Successful Agent-Client Relationship

To earn a client’s trust, blend credibility, reliability, relatability and divide by self-orientation. Here is a closer look at each of the components of a successful client-agent relationship.