Your People, Your Brand
Originally posted: 11.14.14
Your brand is who you are as a company and what your customers think about you. Your people should represent that brand.
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Hire Those Who Serve
Originally posted: 11.11.14
Today is a special day to honor those who have sacrificed for our freedom, and a great occasion to talk about something very important — hiring veterans.
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The Power of Branding
Originally posted: 11.07.14
From your own personal brand to your company's brand, what you stand for and what your customers know about you is critical.
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Citizens in Action
Originally posted: 11.05.14
Whether you're looking to make a difference or have your voice heard on Capitol Hill, this book is a great guide to get you there.
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Focus Your Communication Inward
Originally posted: 11.03.14
Failure to properly communicate with employees is one of the biggest causes of the inability to achieve growth, profitability and stability.
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Don't Be Afraid to Take a Break
Originally posted: 10.31.14
If you're going to have a blog, you need to post. Period. But don't get burned out either.
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Communicate with Your Employees
Originally posted: 10.29.14
Your employees can be your biggest champions or your worst enemies, depending on how much you communicate with them.
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Make Your Customers Happy
Originally posted: 10.28.14
Making customers happy isn't really that difficult. They simply want to know you'll deliver on your promises, and what's going on along the way.
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Do Something that Matters
Originally posted: 10.24.14
Write often, and keep writing. When it comes to blogging, consistency is key.
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You Already Have What it Takes to Lead
Originally posted: 10.23.14
Whether you like it or not, as the owner or manager of your company, you are the leader and you probably already have what it takes to lead.
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'Let's Have a Meeting on That'
Originally posted: 10.20.14
Meetings don't have to be counterproductive. Maybe you're simply not doing it right (which is probably the case for many).
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Increase Your Traffic
Originally posted: 10.17.14
There are many ways to increase your blog traffic, but consistency and longevity are two of the biggest ways to gain readership.
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Ushering in Change
Originally posted: 10.15.14
Forget about how agonizing it can be to accept change, implementing it can seem worse — unless you choose the right method.
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Happy Columbus Day!
Originally posted: 10.13.14
History is full of great lessons, and we can learn a lot from the enterprise and ingenuity of Christopher Columbus.
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Ideas Are All Around
Originally posted: 10.10.14
Look for ideas at any time and in any place. Just about anything can be turned into a topic for your next blog post.
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Time for a Website Refresh?
Originally posted: 10.08.14
There's no hard and fast rule on how often you should refresh your website. Once you do decide to make some changes, there is a lot to consider.
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Keep Your Employees
Originally posted: 10.06.14
Recruiting and hiring good employees is always top of mind. Once you find the right people, the concern shifts to how you can keep them.
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Blogging Best Practices
Originally posted: 10.03.14
You must create compelling content. Readers aren't going to keep coming back to your blog if they don't find any usefulness in your blog.
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What's Your Van Preference?
Originally posted: 10.01.14
Pick-up trucks, box trucks, vans and SUVS ... contractors certainly have a lot of options from which to choose for their fleet.
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