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identity

How to Embrace Your Identity to Increase Your Productivity

If you’re trying to be someone you’re not, you probably aren’t reaching your full potential at work

Check out these 5 strategies to help you discover your true identity and go from…

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office politics

5 Best Ways to Actively Prevent Office Politics

You don’t need office politics to build a competent, cooperative team. In fact, it might even slow you down

Check out these several best practices that, when implemented, can work wonders at keeping bothersome…

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team

How Hiring a Diverse Team Will Strengthen Your Company Culture

Rather than the beer test, follow these three principles to guide your hiring process

Check out these three principles for hiring the best and brightest team you can find…

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business strategies

12 Best Business Strategies for Sticking Out From the Competition

The best things you can do to differentiate your growing business in a crowded market

Check out these 12 best business strategies, provided by members of the Young Entrepreneurs Council,…

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new hire

11 Tips for Conducting a Successful New Hire Trial Period

Here is how you can maximize potential

Check out these 11 tips provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council that will ensure that…

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Facebook

5 Reasons Your Business Shouldn’t Be on Facebook

From a limited reach to a lack of results, here’s why your brand is better off without Facebook in its marketing strategy

Facebook is heralded as the social media platform to help you reach the people who…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Ways To Brand Your Business Successfully Beyond Social Media

Here's how you can create awareness and drive customers to your brand

Social media is only one aspect of building a successful brand. There are many more…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Brand Ambassadors Are A Must Have For Every Entrepreneur

Here are the best ways to secure brand ambassadors to push your product or service

Establishing your small business brand is essential. As an owner, do you have an army…

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5 Fast Ways To Get Your Customer Referrals

Here's how to get customers to refer their friends and family to use your service or product

Word of mouth is still one of the greatest marketing tools in business. Whether it…

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6 Ways Growing Startups Can Hire Top Talent On a Small Budget

Here’s how you can afford the best and the brightest talent for your startup or small business

Every entrepreneur wants to attract top talent with outstanding capabilities to grow their enterprises. But…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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women entreprenuers

3 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Regain their Power in Life and Business

Powerful women brag and focus on lessons learned; not their failures or mistakes

Some powerful women entrepreneurs brag and focus on lessons learned; not their failures or mistakes.

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Marketing

The 8 Essentials of Every Great Marketing Strategy

Creating a great marketing strategy is like baking a pie — you don’t want to leave out the most important ingredients

Here are the eight most important pieces of your business marketing pie. When you put…

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10 Startup Celebrities and What You Can Learn From Their Success

Learning from the top startup celebrities is a sure way to get ahead in business

Learning from the top startup celebrities is a sure way to get ahead in business.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How to Build a $10 Million Business

Here are 5 tips to help take your small business to bigger heights

Getting past $1 million in revenues is a goal that most entrepreneurs would love to…

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10 Tips To Rev Up Your Company In 2016

Here’s how you can improve sales, engage customers, and ultimately boost profits in the New Year

Here’s how your company can improve sales and profits in the New Year.

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East Coast vs. West Coast: It Matters When Pitching Your Business to Investors

11 tips for altering your startup pitch based on your audience and locale

East Coast vs. West Coast was a common theme that came up during several panel…

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9 Ways Small Business Owners Can Identify Advisory Board Members

You need a small group of people whom you can reach out to whenever you make a major business decision

Every entrepreneur needs a small group of people whom he or she can reach out…

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11 Ideas for Finding a Mentor for Your Startup

A mentor is invaluable for budding entrepreneurs if you know how to find the right one

A mentor is invaluable for budding entrepreneurs if you know how and where to find…

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10 Secrets To Training Summer Interns

Interns can be a great asset to your business as long as you provide constant support

Interns can be a great asset to your business as long as you provide constant…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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branding

9 Branding Techniques For Your Small Business

Effective ways to promote and market your company, product, or service

Here are some surefire ways to promote your product, service or company image.

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