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POSTED ON September 10, 2015 in Just for Fun
No person may be accurately defined by one thing. But as convenient shorthand for a lifetime of achievements, let’s say John Cleese is a member of the British comedy troupe, Monty Python. I’d write the legendary British comedy troupe, Monty Python, but nothing makes comedians seem less funny or relevant than referring to them as legendary. That Mr. Cleese is still funny should not be a surprise. What did surprise me when I saw him give the keynote at Content Marketing World 2015 was that he liked to quote academic studies. Continue reading »
If ever you feel stagnant in your business, look to partnerships to provide that extra push. I firmly believe that the right partnerships can take a small business and turn it into one of the big dogs. That’s why it’s so important to create long-lasting, meaningful partnerships when you do team up with someone.
Here are three different ways to make those partnerships stick: Continue reading »
POSTED ON January 21, 2015 in Workforce
As we dive head first into 2015, college students everywhere are getting ready to start their spring semesters. That means a fresh crop of interns! If your business is looking to hire an intern for the spring/summer seasons, here are five ways to turn that intern into your company’s next MVP. Continue reading »
POSTED ON September 26, 2014 in Sales and Marketing
Back in the day, it was the norm for most businesses to stick to a script when talking on the phone. Each employee would answer the phone the same exact way, hang up the same way, and, really, go in the same general direction throughout the conversation. Continue reading »