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Steve Jobs: 5 (More) Motivational Business Tips

When I wrote Steve Jobs: 6 Tried-And-True Business Tips, it was difficult to select from the hundreds of motivational comments Mr. Jobs shared with the media during his memorable career. As such, this article augments the original list with five … Continue reading

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Online Networking

“In today’s digital era you can find hundreds of ways to use online social networks to market your business and yourself. Here are some of them: Research your market. You can use abundant resources the World Wide Web provides to … Continue reading

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7 Things That You MUST BRING To Every Networking Event

“Networking events can be incredibly more productive for you if you just know what to do. I know, you are probably thinking “”what is so hard about going to an event and handing out a bunch of business cards?”” Well, … Continue reading

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The Networking Disconnect

“To some people, ‘networking’ is a dirty word. They cringe when thinking about going to a networking event. The reason for that is that most people do it wrong. I was at a large networking event with more than five … Continue reading

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10 Things You Should Know about a Business Lunch

“1. As soon as everyone at the table is seated, that napkin goes in your lap. If you need to get up at some point, the napkin should be folded and placed on your chair. (Not the table — no … Continue reading

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Your Guide to the Perfect Business Lunch

“The term “power lunch” went out after the 80s along with awesome phrases like “gag me with a spoon,” but meeting for a meal with a potential client, investor, or business partner remains an excellent way to network and connect … Continue reading

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Entertaining at a Business Lunch

When most people think about entertaining, their minds quickly jump to personal events such as dinner parties, birthday parties, barbecues or holidays. But there’s another type of entertaining that happens just as frequently, namely, entertaining for business. And as much … Continue reading

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8 Steps To Build Relationships After A Networking Event

“Headed to a networking event? Keep these tips in mind… We spend considerable time networking in person because we know it’s still the most important way to build relationships with colleagues, peers and potential new customers. We pick the events … Continue reading

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Top 10 People You Must Have In Your Network To Find A Job

“So, you know it is important to have the two Q’s as you build out your network: quality and quantity. But have you considered the importance of having a well-rounded network? In this labor market, having a strong network is … Continue reading

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Managing an Online Reputation

“Local review sites are reshaping the world of small business by becoming the new Yellow Pages, one-stop platforms where customers can find a business — and also see independent critiques of its performance. How do you manage your reputation when … Continue reading

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