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7 smart ways to streamline your work processes

By Ryan Tyson Today’s marketplace is dynamic, and sales strategies are continually evolving. Your business needs to run efficiently to help you stay competitive and profitable. If your business procedures are slowing down production and sales, it’s time to make changes. Conduct an audit of your business practices and evaluate where you can save time. […]

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Do this now for 2018 team-building success

Update: Unemployment claims hit a 45-year low. This indicates a tightening job marketing, which makes holding on to your good employees even more critical. I have a two-part assignment for you: Decide how many special, engagement-boosting activities you would like to organize in 2018, and Put them on the calendar…in “ink.” By “special, engagement-boosting activities” […]

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A simple strategy to make more progress this year than ever before

Want to blast into the new year or the next season at your company with a real bang? Consider having an “If only…” brainstorming session with as many members of your team as is practical. Here’s what you do: Announce a week or so in advance you’re going to have an “If only…” session. Tell […]

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Email Bliss

By Jeff Davidson Whether you are communicating with someone face-to-face, over the telephone, or via email, text, or instant messaging, if your communication styles do not match one another, you might be headed towards problems. Considering email communications in particular, corresponding parties can misunderstand each other in many ways. To understand why, let’s review some […]

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A sure-fire 3-step email inbox weight loss program

The first days of a new year are always a time to recommit ourselves to establishing beneficial habits and jettisoning things, circumstances, and relationships that are holding us back. But if the truth be told, we know that many of these efforts – in the long run – end up in failure, so I wanted […]

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3 proven ways phone technology boosts your business

By Jamie Lowary The rise of the Internet has opened up new communication channels far beyond the traditional phone call. With tools like live chat, click-to-call, and online forms, consumers have more ways than ever to connect with a business. But guess what? It’s not just your Great Aunt Nancy who prefers to speak with […]

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When Is It Appropriate to ‘Fire’ a Customer?

By Liz Greene We all know it’s far more profitable to retain a current customer than to acquire a new one. Perhaps that’s why so many business owners hold onto problem customers at all costs, even when firing them is the right move. However not giving these troublemakers the pink slip can end up costing […]

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Workplace Wellness Guide to Improve Productivity [#Infographic]

In today’s highly competitive business landscape, employers look for any advantage they can find, and boosting productivity is at the top of their lists. Although there are numerous ways businesses can increase productivity by looking for new efficiencies and finding fresh ways to motivate their employees, many don’t realize how important the wellness of their […]

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52 free self-paced business courses to fuel your success

“Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job. If you work hard on your job you can make a living, but if you work hard on yourself, you’ll make a fortune.” – Jim Rohn I close my newsletter each week with a quote that I hope you’ll find inspirational. I featured this […]

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Will Alexa be your next employee of the month?

Did you hear the news about Amazon’s Alexa? The company is targeting businesses to adopt the popular voice-activated assistant. Frankly, I’m shocked that it’s taken this long – but I’m not surprised that Amazon was the first to come forward in this market. We have been discussing the business adoption of voice assistants like Alexa, […]

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