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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
Create Your Brand by Crafting Content That You (and People) Love 1024 618 Kim B.

Create Your Brand by Crafting Content That You (and People) Love

In the age of too much information, just about anyone in the business world who wants to write entrepreneurship articles can put their own spin on another Top 10 list or how-to guide. The result is often coverage of topics that have been written to death and an audience that automatically tunes out whenever the same melody is played over and over. 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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How to Use Video Effectively on Social Media to Attract Top Employers 1024 593 Kim B.

How to Use Video Effectively on Social Media to Attract Top Employers

According to Elance, the leading platform for online employment, more and more companies are using social media to attract top talent. Their survey reveals that as many as 40% of young professionals employ social media to search for and get jobs. You can use this trend to your advantage and make your resume stand out. 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
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The Authenticity of a Brand and the Heart of a Consumer 1024 629 Kim B.

The Authenticity of a Brand and the Heart of a Consumer

What is in a company’s “brand” exactly? A brand, if built successfully, should establish a market identity that communicates a general sense of how a company wishes to be perceived by its consumers. A brand should portray the level of quality that a company is able to provide. read more
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Lessons in Business – Leadership Development: Good Leadership Makes Everyone Feel Safe 1024 642 Kim B.

Lessons in Business – Leadership Development: Good Leadership Makes Everyone Feel Safe

Leadership and leadership development is a hot topic these days. Specifically, what does it mean to be a good leader and how do you become a good leader? One could argue everyone has a certain degree of leadership responsibility within an organization. Therefore, learning how to be a good leader is vital. read more