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Those closest to the work know it best

Recently, I was listening to Morning Edition on NPR and discovered a very interesting interview Steve Inskeep had with urban scholar and editor at the… more...
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Why, and how, to craft a Facebook contest

One May 27, 2009, Densey Cole, a 16-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, was responding to a burglary call when another car crossed a… more...
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How to be a global mobile professional

I haven’t been home in months but I am working with clients every day and growing my business. And I don’t miss most of the… more...
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Telecommuting: a “consider this” checklist

Five quick, top-of-mind reasons to consider telecommuting: (1) your workforce expands beyond available space infrastructure; (2) to enable customer/technical support employees to tap into customer… more...
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Leadership, storytelling, and Super Bowl commercials

At 164 million viewers, the last Super Bowl was the most watched television event ever. Nearly half of all American houses had the game on.… more...
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Are you always on? How’s that working out for you?

Late last night a friend of mine posted on Facebook, “I love these thirteen-hour days.” I could relate. Over the course of the last thirty-plus… more...
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Hardball: managing cash flow in a tough economy

Hardball: managing cash flow in a tough economy

The SBA reports that insufficient capital is the top reason small businesses fail. Then follows lack of experience, poor location, poor inventory management, and over-investment… more...
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Don’t be part of the 10 percent

It wasn’t too many years ago that a business owner looking for a loan didn’t have many options. He or she would visit their local… more...
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Hey, you! Get on that Cloud: Apps for Small Business

The Rolling Stones had a big hit telling people to get off that cloud, but now is definitely the time when you want to get… more...
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