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    Five Things You Can Do to Grow Your EQ


    So, you think you’ve got a low EQ?

    Have you ever been told that something you said was insensitive? Have you ever been in a situation where no matter what you said would come off as insincere or contrived? Have you ever thought about something after you’ve already said it and wished you could take…
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    8 Rules for Replying to Angry Customers on Facebook


    Your business recently took a catastrophic nosedive. Maybe you aren’t keeping up with order fulfillment or you sent out a bad batch of product. Customers are blowing up your Facebook with negative reviews, angry comments, and bad juju. Whatever the case may be, just know this: it happens. The next few moves are crucial to …

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    Policies to Remain in Good Standing

    The Wells Fargo Bank fraudulent activities was a jaw dropping news event. We are all aware of protecting passwords online, but the bank magnified potential problems ahead. Upon walking into a bank, one normally trusts the tellers employed to handle bank accounts. The question becomes, is this a unique occurrence or might it happen again? …

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    Target the Reason People Buy


    Television shows, movies and much of what we read speak to the need of managing our reputation. In particular, it’s important to monitor our online communication. If in the heat of the moment, we were to post something that we later regret, it could affect future employment and possibly all else we desire to achieve.…

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    When to Say You’re Not Doing Your Best Work


    Very few people genuinely don’t want to take pride in what they do.

    Yet we all know someone (it might be you) who isn’t putting their best in. Whether it’s time pressure from your boss that causes you to focus on quantity over quality, or a project that is causing you nothing but problems, everyone …

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    Just To Get a Rep


    As a mode of communications, the internet in general, and social media, in particular, has allowed us to connect to others in many different ways. We can share all types of happenstances in our lives and this ability can affect our lives both our personal and professional lives. Social media, for some, has seemingly blurred …

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    How to Grow Your Personal Brand Through Content


    Content and content marketing has been growing across sectors for some time now, and it’s only getting bigger. With the implications for their brand identity, site traffic and online presence, more and more businesses are increasing their content teams and output.

    But it’s not just big business brands that can benefit from content, it can …

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    Your Brand is About the Feels


    When it comes to building a brand, business or personal, there are many elements that must be considered in order to assemble it correctly. Such elements are separated into two categories: intellectual and emotional. And while the intellectual elements should, by no means, be diminished, when you think about the power branding actively holds, it …

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    Can You See the End From the Beginning?


    How a pop song can help you.

    “I can see the end as it begins …”

    Taylor Swift in her song “Wildest Dreams”

    I don’t often quote Taylor Swift songs, but I happened to hear this line in the song recently and it got me thinking:

    Is Taylor Swift a visionary? Are her lyrics also…
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    Three Tips to Get More Time In Your Day


    There’s an old saying that goes something like this:

    It’s not how long it is … it’s how you use it.

    Yes, this is a euphemism for something else.

    And, it also applies to your day.

    Invest in Time … because they aren’t making any more of it.

    Yes, this is another euphemism.

    Guess what? …

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