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    Tips and Field Stories to Help You Improve Sales

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    The study of observation to learn what is to be avoided along with the best of what you experience will dramatically improve your outcome for the effort you put into your everyday sales effort. Opportunities arise every day to do so with you as the buyer, at networking events, and how people communicate online. Consider …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Success Strategies

    Which Path Appeals to You?

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     What if…?

    The lack of time to get everything done, myriad of special requests, and the need to do extra research will sometimes put us in a tailspin. What if a routine commitment suddenly required hours of research without extra income – would you politely decline or accept the responsibility?

    This type of decision is …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    Eliminate Excruciating Problems Fast With 1 Simple Rhyme

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    You know how badly you need some go-to life hacks that really work.

    We all do. We need super effective strategies that don’t involve buying one more app, signing up for a new dashboard or watching instructions on YouTube.

    You certainly don’t need to be touted about TaskRabbit or Fiverr or any of these so-called …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Project Management, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    Three Tools for Making Your Presentations and Visuals Pop!

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    When you’re tasked with creating a slide show or visuals for team members/clients, relying on tools like Powerpoint and Word will rarely impress. While these tools were considered innovative in past decades, they offer nothing fresh to brand you as more inventive than your peers and competition. With increased online resources, it’s easier than ever …

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    10 Ways to Encourage Employees to Build Your Brand

    shutterstock_104978960 What is your top tip for encouraging employees to contribute to your company’s branding efforts on their own (like guest blogging, etc.)?

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free …

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    9 Highly Effective Brand Tag Lines

    shutterstock_139304657 What company tag line do you feel is highly effective, and why?

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and …

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    4 Simple Ways to Use Periscope for Business

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    Periscope is the popular live video streaming app purchased by Twitter in March 2015. It’s the Instagram of live video streaming, offering users the opportunity to see the world through the eyes of someone else. Users have the capability to share their stories and perspectives to add value to their viewers in the form of …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Networking

    5 Reasons Why You Need a Buddy System

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    If you have ever felt:

    Behind on projects Uncertain how to handle delicate situations Caught in the middle of opposing viewpoints

    Then you may wish to seriously consider the following 5 reasons why you need a buddy system.

    Accountability

    Boring tasks will keep us from accomplishing our important goals. Accountability is a tough one to …

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    Three More Ideas for Effective Leadership Communications

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    Business owners and key executives create their company culture and that culture drives their organization’s results. In my last post, I offered Four Tips for Effective Leadership Communications. It mostly focused on how YOU can communicate more effectively. In this post, I want to share three additional ideas that are geared more toward gaining inputs …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, management, Personal Branding

    7 Ideas to Increase Your Follower Numbers

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    Working to increase following on social media automatically bring up a few problematic situations:

    1. In the early stage of business, it appears as if more people un-follow than follow you – if that’s even possible.

    2. Trying to increase numbers is time consuming and detracts from value driven projects.

    3. You begin to wonder …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Social Media, Success Strategies
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