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PR weapons to build your brand
Years ago, standard strategies like trade shows, press releases and launch events drove the bulk of a company’s brand story. Now, rapid innovation and technology has...
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Is It Time to Hire?
As a business owner, if the value of your own time is greater than the cost of hiring someone to help you, then you need to bring on extra help. While it is an extra cost, it is...
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Current Small Business Trends
Well into 2015, it’s time to take stock and break down some of the top trends affecting – and being affected by – small business.The Internet of ThingsThe...
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Millennials - hiring them is good busine...
Millennials (also known as Generation Y) are people born between 1980 and the mid-2000s and they make up the largest, most diverse generation. According to the Harvard Business...
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Dealing with negative people
We’ve all experienced the side effects of a negative friend, colleague or co-worker – someone who complains endlessly about their job but never offers any solutions;...
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Luck - Make it work for YOU!
Every entrepreneur has heard that success requires the right combination of skill, experience, timing, and luck. But that last, intangible piece of the formula has always been...
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Open Communication and Honest Feedback
What do your employees really want? A shiny new ping-pong table in the office? Catered lunches? The option to work remotely?A recent survey, conducted by 15Five, found...
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Reduce Your Stress Levels
Stress is fierce and manipulative. It comes when we’re faced with challenges, obstacles or major deadlines, and high levels of stress have been associated with heart...
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Lead Like a Woman
Until recently, women pursuing leadership positions often had to emulate men to fit the existing power paradigm. However, the leadership dynamic has shifted and women are...
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Business Transport and Travel – Cuttin...
Transport is a significant - and growing - cause of carbon emissions but there are steps that all businesses can take to limit their carbon footprint. First, evaluate the impact...
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