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    Reasons to Promote Your Brand on Sites Like Buzzfeed

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    Are sites like Buzzfeed and Upworthy a good place to promote my brand to consumers? Why or why not?

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

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, management

    Humility: The Personality Trait That Creates Champions

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    Watching the World Series last week took me back to my days managing professional baseball franchises.

    Over 20-years in the game I studied what it took to get minor league athletes to the major leagues and what it took to transform Major Leaguers into World Series Champions.

    And now I apply those learnings to my …

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    Posted in management, Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    How Often Should You Be Checking In on Your Competition?

    How often do you check up on your competitor’s brand mentions and sentiment? What do you look for?

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

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, management, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    Personal Branding Weekly – Three Questions for Your Personal Brand

    Spoiler alert: If you haven’t started watching this season of the Walking Dead then don’t read any further.

    Rarely do I watch television but one of my guilty pleasures is a weekly dose of The Walking Dead. In the Season Four premier, Rick revealed three questions he asked anyone before accepting them into their camp …

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    Posted in Articles, Career Development, management, Personal Branding

    Eliminating “It’s Not My Job Attitudes” at Your Workplace

    The more client work I do the more creative I have to get.

    I find my clients’ continue to offer me unique opportunities to stretch my comfort zone as I try to stretch theirs’. It’s become a wonderful symbiotic relationship.

    Last week I was confronted with a situation where a client was challenged with a …

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    Posted in Employer Branding, entrepreneurship, management, Personal Branding

    Just Stop Talking

    I have recently chosen to not work with a new salesperson from a vendor that I’ve worked with for years. Why? They wouldn’t stop talking. As much as I’d like to learn more about you to develop a long term sales relationship, if you’re looking to sell to me, or anyone, you’ve got a lesson …

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    Posted in management, People, Personal Branding, Positioning

    Reacting, Responding and the Power to Know the Difference

    Earlier this summer I decided to re-visit some books I read years ago about the revolutionary era, and the Founding Fathers that led the charge for independence in the United States.

    I believe they were extraordinary men (and some women) during an extraordinary time in world history that continues to offer us many lessons we …

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    Posted in management, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    When Done Is Better Than Perfect

    There are some times when you have to accept that you will be unable to do your best work. I know this sounds awful, but it isn’t, it’s a matter of prioritization. You cannot be successful and be perfect. You have to sometimes accept that good and done are better than reaching for perfection and …

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    Posted in Career Development, Education, management, Personal Branding

    9 of the Most Promising New Content Platforms

    New content platforms — think Quora blogs and Medium — mean new branding opportunities. Which seem most promising to you and why?

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

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    Errors Detected and Corrected Early Transform into Profit

    Has error in judgment ever put business on hold?

    Seemingly disastrous type situations have affected many of us to the point where we thought our business might be over. Usually these occurrences are most unexpected and that is what makes the circumstance so challenging. The method in which we deal with challenging times will either …

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