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It’s October and time to check your EQ!

October is Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month, which may be news to you if you aren’t 100 percent sure what emotional intelligence is. However, emotional intelligence – or EQ – can be the key to leading your team to a more successful year if you use it correctly…and it is often especially helpful as we enter […]

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4 keys to get your team moving in the same direction

December 16 is “Cat Herders Day.” I don’t know if this special day was created with small business owners in mind, but it wouldn’t surprise me. Keeping the employees on your team all headed in the same direction can, at times, be a seemingly impossible task. I’ve found that small business owners who have this […]

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How to Unleash the Power of Collaboration in Your Small Business

How’s the Internet working for you? At least good enough to get you to this page, right? The technical standards by which the Internet functions and a lot of the software we use to communicate online are collaborative efforts. In software development, this often goes under the label of “open source,” which has become a […]

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All I Know About Running a Business I Learned Playing in Garage Bands

I’ve run several of my own businesses and worked for Fortune 500 companies as well as startups. However, I’ve also been a musician all my life and it was when I was the band teacher at an elementary school that I realized how important my life in music has been to my life in business. […]

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