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Host a Conference, No Matter Your Budget or Size

Host a Conference, No Matter Your Budget or Size

| August 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Venue. Speakers. Catering. Drink tickets. Hosting a conference comes with a price, and many business leaders make the mistake of thinking their companies are too small or too new to benefit from hosting an industry event. However, a conference can provide value for companies of all sizes and in all stages. Customers will have the […]

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‘Managing Up’ in a Virtual Work Environment

‘Managing Up’ in a Virtual Work Environment

| August 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

How do you establish a good, solid relationship with your co-workers and, most importantly, your boss? Sucking up isn’t the answer. But “managing up” is. It’s a term that’s often confused with the former, and some people define it as simply climbing the corporate ladder. In reality, though, it’s the act of going beyond expectations […]

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5 Tactics to Position Your Company as an Industry Leader

5 Tactics to Position Your Company as an Industry Leader

| August 20, 2013 | 2 Comments

A brand is more than a logo or a tagline; it’s a collection of company values, product design, customer experience, and all sorts of intangible elements that other brands try to distill and repackage. An industry-leading brand is much more; it’s a constant source of knowledge and expertise that drives the industry forward as a […]

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5 Ways to Deal with FoMO or the Fear of Missing Out

5 Ways to Deal with FoMO or the Fear of Missing Out

| August 20, 2013 | 4 Comments

FoMO is the dread people feel when they’re afraid of missing a social event, an important conversation among friends, or news. A recent study shows it most significantly affects the under-30 crowd, so it’s a perfect topic to discuss here. From apps that notify you if you’re about to miss an event to rebate services […]

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Why Business Owners Should Direct — Not Delegate — Their Digital Marketing

Why Business Owners Should Direct — Not Delegate — Their Digital Marketing

| August 18, 2013 | 5 Comments

By delegating every aspect of digital marketing strategy, most business owners have effectively given control of their companies’ growth and vision to their IT and marketing teams. So, you get a spreadsheet every Monday showing the progress of your digital strategy? Neat. But digital marketing is a distribution channel. Would you let a wholesaler tell […]

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Startup Weekend Isn’t Just for Entrepreneurs

Startup Weekend Isn’t Just for Entrepreneurs

| August 8, 2013 | 7 Comments

Startup Weekend is the best 54 hours of my year. I’ve helped organize Startup Weekend Columbia for the last two years, and with this year’s event happening in just two short months (September 13th through the 15th), I started to ponder why some people are intimidated by the thought of attending. I hear things like, […]

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Conferences to Expand Entrepreneurs’ Minds and Businesses

Conferences to Expand Entrepreneurs’ Minds and Businesses

| July 29, 2013 | 7 Comments

Whether you’re a veteran or a budding entrepreneur, it’s important to interact with other leaders. It’s easy to make excuses for not investing the time or resources to attend conferences. We get caught up in running our businesses, but a good conference gives us a chance to think strategically about the direction we’re heading. There […]

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Why Good Writing Matters — and 4 Ways to Teach It to Your Team

Why Good Writing Matters — and 4 Ways to Teach It to Your Team

| July 26, 2013 | 6 Comments

In a time of emoticons, abbreviations, and 140 character-count replies, a three-paragraph email is the equivalent of “War and Peace.” But communication is a vital part of office life, whether you’re a lab technician sharing results or a human resources staffer announcing a new wellness program. There’s a simple way to guarantee that miscommunications happen […]

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Easy Tips to Keep Up Your Health Routine While on the Road

Easy Tips to Keep Up Your Health Routine While on the Road

| June 27, 2013 | 3 Comments

You have your health routine all figured out. Maybe you run three miles every morning, pack a nutritious lunch for work, or go for a brisk walk after dinner. But when a conference or business trip comes up, you regress to eating unhealthy meals, skipping workouts, and shorting yourself on sleep. The good news is […]

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It’s the Little Things (That Are Wasting Your Time)

It’s the Little Things (That Are Wasting Your Time)

| June 24, 2013 | 2 Comments

Everyone wants to work at a job they love, but sometimes even a job that looks perfect on paper fails to meet our expectations or make us happy. Employees become frustrated and unproductive when things like office politics, stress, or bad communication get in the way. Even what sounds like the best job in the […]

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