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Increase Employee Productivity With These 5 Fun Office Hacks

You can achieve a simultaneously productive and relaxed environment by giving your employees what they want. An office that is simultaneously relaxed and productive? How does that work? In the corporate world, we’ve long been conditioned to believe that a good work ethic is…

6 Ways to Manage Outsourced Public Content

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When developing a blog for your company, it’s not uncommon to reach out to freelancers or agencies to get some help. So what does a founder do to maintain a consistent tone, vibe and voice of the culture of the company if they turn to outsourcing…

4 Ways to Cope With the Stress of Leadership

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The freedom of being a leader comes with hidden shackles. Whether it’s the ties you feel to your investors or the commitment you feel to your supporters and employees, letting these people down is simply not an option as a startup founder. As a…

5 Ways to Maintain Positive Momentum at Work

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Capitalizing on positive momentum at work takes a conscious effort, day in and day out. You need to make sure your team is feeling it before getting all your work done. However, it can be hard to maintain that positive momentum without a few…

3 Easy Ways to Show Gratitude in the Workplace

In a fast-paced work environment, it’s easy for gratitude to get lost in the momentum of the daily grind. As co-founder of an educational consulting company, I often share this insight with students who are applying to college and reflecting on their academic trajectories,…

4 Ways to Get in Front of Currently Employed Talent

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Finding and retaining the best employees is one of the greatest challenges business leaders and human resources professionals face. Even with 73 million young adults seeking work, businesses around the globe are reporting a shortage of skilled workers. Attracting outstanding applicants is about more…

5 Things to Consider When Committing Your Company to Social Good

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Being committed to social good isn’t just a charity move anymore. With more and more consumers valuing companies that strive for a better world, it’s becoming a necessity to make social good a priority in your business. When properly executed, cause-marketing campaigns not only…

How to Successfully Manage a Millennial Corporate Culture

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By 2020, millennials will constitute roughly 50 percent of the global workforce. Just like the emergence of any other generation, companies will have to deal with a new set of challenges and create a different working environment and culture for their talents. Today, Millennials are inevitably…

6 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Leverage Digital Marketing

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The marketing world is constantly in flux. If you can’t keep up with the trends, you’re going to have trouble keeping up with your competition. Whether it’s social media or on-going campaigns, you need to make an effort if you want to see results. We asked…

3 Ways to Make Your Culture More Like Google’s

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Google is known for its open, engaging company culture. They’ve implemented plenty of methods that have led to its enormous success, but there’s no doubt that a lot of its victories can be attributed to its team and work environment. It’s no coincidence that Google/Alphabet is the number one…

The Quality of Your Brand’s Press Exposure

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The popular adage of “All press is good press” is a myth. Media matters. Although constantly evolving in form, media is one of the most powerful mediums shaping public opinion and consciousness. Fortunately, the complexity of media’s impact and where your brand should be are…

The 6 Ways You Can Inspire Creativity in Your Office

To get something you’ve never had, you have to do something you’ve never done before. The same applies to the workplace and your team. The truth is, to spark creativity in a team, you have to be creative as a leader and think outside…

Making Video Part of Your Content Strategy: 10 Tips and Tricks

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Marketing, at its most basic, is connecting with people — and video is a huge part of many successful campaigns. What’s more, by the year 2019, Cisco predicts that 80 percent of all consumer internet traffic will be video. Here, I will share with…

3 Valuable Business Lessons Learned From Working in a Bookstore

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Believe it or not, some of the most powerful business lessons I learned were from working at a store that could barely keep its lights on. It was a small, independent bookstore in my hometown that, sadly, doesn’t exist anymore — but it was…

9 Valuable Startup Lessons I Learned From Playing Poker

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I learned to play poker almost a decade ago through a Seattle startup that connects founders with education, opportunities, and most importantly each other. Through this journey that began in 2008, I’ve learned that there are a lot of similarities between the startup world…

3 Traits to Look for During Your Next New Hire Interview

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There’s a lot of pressure on growing businesses and even larger companies to hire for cultural fit. Alarming new findings show that poor cultural fit due to turnover can cost companies between 50 and 60 percent of the person’s annual salary, a cost startups and…

10 Easy Ways to Start Establishing Your Personal Brand

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If you’re in a situation where your name is only associated with your company’s brand, it might be a good time to to build a separate personal brand by improving your online presence. A strong personal brand will help open many doors for you. When…