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Leadership Impact: Navigating Talent Turnover and Fostering a Thriving Company Culture

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Leadership Impact: Navigating Talent Turnover and Fostering a Thriving Company Culture Talent turnover leads to significant loss of knowledge and potential, often driven by stressful management. Financially, replacing an employee can cost up to double their salary and trigger a domino effect causing multiple departures. This turnover negatively impacts employee morale and company culture, potentially…

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Is It Time to Hand Over Your Brand to Your Customers?

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Is It Time to Hand Over Your Brand to Your Customers? For years now, marketers have touted word-of-mouth marketing as the most powerful, influential, and effective marketing out there. Business owners heeding this advice have begged, borrowed, and bribed people to review them. But it’s been an uphill battle for most. That’s because when customers…

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Networking 101

Networking 101 It’s International Networking Week! If you’re the sort of person for whom small talk doesn’t come easily, you might share my initial reaction when I found out this existed- “How can I skip this?” Making small talk with people I only vaguely know is not my preferred way to spend time. And I…

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Ensuring Growth of Middle Managers is Crucial for a Flourishing Workplace

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Ensuring Growth of Middle Managers is Crucial for a Flourishing Workplace Upskilling middle managers can lead to better productivity and performance. Foster a culture of learning and development through upskilling. Improve decision-making and problem-solving abilities through professional development opportunities. Investing in the growth of middle managers can attract and retain top talent. Keeping pace with industry…

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Think “Chamber”.

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Think “Chamber”. Ever thought “Wouldn’t it be great to have a listing of local businesses?” The Chamber has it. Ever thought, “Is there anything happening in our area this weekend?” The Chamber has it. Looking for a list of references for starting, developing, or growing your business? The Chamber has it. Needing to give your…

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15 Tech Tools to Elevate Your Work-Life Balance

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15 Tech Tools to Elevate Your Work-Life Balance Mastering time management and prioritization through technology enables focusing on vision, innovation, and growing the business. Tools like Trello, Asana, and Slack help create clear schedules and facilitate team collaboration. Doist and Evernote help prioritize and categorize tasks efficiently, while LastPass securely stores passwords and sensitive data.…

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Maximizing Momentum From Small Business Season

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Maximizing Momentum From Small Business Season Movie franchises, sequels, and prequels are all the rage in Hollywood these days—and for good reason. They make money. They’re a known commodity. If you’re an entrepreneur who’s thinking about launching a second business, a spin-off can be wildly popular. Before you decide to go after a brand-new market,…

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7 Powerful Strategies for Aligning Your Team with Your Vision and Values

7 Powerful Strategies for Aligning Your Team with Your Vision and Values The success of a small business hinges on having a cohesive team that shares their company’s vision and values. Seven strategies are outlined to help align the team with the company’s vision and values: communication, lead by example, setting expectations, fostering open communication,…

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Harnessing the Fear of Missing Out During Small Business Season

Harnessing the Fear of Missing Out During Small Business Season Years ago, when Black Friday was one day and not six weeks long, I suffered from fear of missing out (FOMO) when it came to bargains. I felt (which was indeed the marketer’s goal) that I had to buy at that moment or risk being…

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5 Content Marketing Strategies for Small Business Owners 

5 Content Marketing Strategies for Small Business Owners  Small businesses can benefit from content marketing as a way to attract and engage customers. Define your ideal customer’s needs, motivations, and behavior patterns to tailor content. Create content that provides solutions to problems and helps achieve goals. Incorporate a call-to-action into your content, such as lead…

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