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What’s An Intrapreneur?! (INFOGRAPHIC) 1024 622 Kim B.

What’s An Intrapreneur?! (INFOGRAPHIC)

Once upon a time, there was a chemist who worked at a large manufacturing company. His name was Spencer. Spencer set forth on a quest to develop, using his powerful chemistry skills, a really sticky adhesive. This adhesive would be so sticky. Stickier than you can even imagine. read more
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Back of the Napkin Ideas: Why You Should Carry a Notebook 1024 610 Kim B.

Back of the Napkin Ideas: Why You Should Carry a Notebook

The best ideas often happen in the most unexpected places and inopportune times when your mind is aimlessly engaged in a nonspecific activity. The best thing you can do under such circumstances is capture those fleeting ideas, thoughts, and feelings before they vanish forever. Some do it on the back of the napkin. The more organized ones do it with a notebook at hand. read more
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Understand the Karma of Social Media When You Create Your Brand 1024 622 Kim B.

Understand the Karma of Social Media When You Create Your Brand

One of the fastest and most-effective ways to get more business is to build a strong social media presence. Yet, like swords, social media cuts both ways. You have to wield it well for you and your brand to benefit from its immense potential. If you don’t, it can come back around and cut you. Bad. read more
Lessons in Business: Don’t Be Afraid of Making Mistakes & If You Do, Stop Trying to Learn from Them 1024 610 Kim B.

Lessons in Business: Don’t Be Afraid of Making Mistakes & If You Do, Stop Trying to Learn from Them

Nobody particularly likes making mistakes. Yet, perhaps one of the greatest lessons in business is learning to not be afraid of this possibility. However, another great lesson in business is realizing you don’t always have to learn from the mistakes you make when they do inevitably happen either. read more
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Leadership and Management Essentials: Start by Earning Trust 1024 646 Kim B.

Leadership and Management Essentials: Start by Earning Trust

In general, trust is often talked of as the most important currency in business. It can the bedrock of a company’s success and the element that undergirds all employer-employee relationships. Without trust, no one will believe in the organization. Without that belief, no one is going to serve the business within the business and no one is going to buy – be it a product, service, idea. read more
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Learning How to Make Opportunities is a Key Ingredient in Business Entrepreneurship 1024 630 Kim B.

Learning How to Make Opportunities is a Key Ingredient in Business Entrepreneurship

Business success has a lot to do with recognizing opportunities and maximizing opportunities. Yet, what many fail to realize – or forget – is that it’s possible (and wise!) to make opportunities as well. read more
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Learning How to Make Opportunities is a Key Ingredient in Business Entrepreneurship 1024 639 Kim B.

Learning How to Make Opportunities is a Key Ingredient in Business Entrepreneurship

The idea that luck happens when preparation meets opportunity is as old as the Roman philosopher Seneca. And if being lucky simply means just that, then maybe we can game the system by being prepared for when that opportune time comes knocking at our door. read more
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On Generosity and Curiosity – Following the Example of Jennifer McCrea 1024 645 Kim B.

On Generosity and Curiosity – Following the Example of Jennifer McCrea

We often think of charity as a simple transfer of wealth – the haves give to the have-nots. Our part in this process as donor typically starts, and ends, with reaching into our pockets and parting with dollar amounts we think we can live without. We might even forget this fleeting involvement until tax season comes along and we remember our tax-deductible donations. read more
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Thinking Outside the Incentive Box: A Whole New Mind on How to Reward Intrapreneurs 1024 651 Kim B.

Thinking Outside the Incentive Box: A Whole New Mind on How to Reward Intrapreneurs

With ambitious startups impatient to conquer the world, middling businesses needing fresh sales growth strategies to catapult themselves out of obscurity and into the limelight. read more
You’re An Artist Too! Don’t Be Afraid to Color Outside of the Lines! 1024 612 Kim B.

You’re An Artist Too! Don’t Be Afraid to Color Outside of the Lines!

Creativity is the cornerstone of imagination and progress. Is your business – are you – moving forward? Imagine, for a moment, you’re at a company-wide offsite. You’ve been placed at a table with several acquaintances (perhaps even strangers). You all work in different departments. read more