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Avoiding Business Closed Your ABCs of Pandemic Planning When Half of Your Staff is Out
written on October 16, 2009 by Ted Kozenko
Disasters: Prepare & Recover

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Politics and Taxes
written on October 16, 2009 by Frank Fantozzi
Investment Management

Gain insight on where the government and economy may be heading so you can better plan for your financial well being.

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Council of Smaller Enterprises Launches Green Plus In Ohio Program to Complement COSEu2019s Energy Savings Assistance Efforts
written on October 15, 2009 by Nicole Stika
Greening Your Business

 

The Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE) has become the first business association to offer the Green PlusTM sustainability education and certification program to Ohio's smaller enterprises.

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Software and IT Service Firms Must Adapt to Survive
written on October 14, 2009 by Dennis Sommer
Growth Strategies

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The Burden of Clarity
written on October 12, 2009 by Kenyon Mau
Employee Development

Go to Wikipedia, look up "burden of proof" and you'll see it defined as "the obligation to prove allegations which are presented in a legal action." 1 As a corollary, perhaps we could argue that the "burden of clarity" is the obligation for managers and leaders to supply sufficient specificity for outcomes expected in a business setting.

 

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Selling Your Business The Exclusive vs NonExclusive Contract Dilemma
written on October 12, 2009 by Kipp Krukowski
Buying and Selling a Business

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Who Do you Trust
written on October 08, 2009 by Rachel Torchia
Customer Retention

Faith: Trusting when you have no sight. Have you ever had the fear of the unknown stop you dead in your tracks?

 

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The Golden vs The Platinum Rule
written on October 07, 2009 by Tameka Taylor
Diversity Awareness and Education

Growing up as children most of us was taught to "do unto others as we would like for them to do unto us." Simply saying for us to treat others as we like to be treated is often referred to as the Golden Rule. After doing Diversity and Inclusion work for so many years, I no longer believe that this Golden Rule is so golden or appropriate anymore.

 

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Whats Still in YOUR Way
written on October 07, 2009 by Betsy B Muller
Personal Evolution

How do you handle the roadblocks and perils life throws at you?  One thing we can all be certain of is that we ALL will encounter some rough spots during our lives, no matter how well we balance and manage things.

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Using YouTube Features to Enhance Your Video
written on October 07, 2009 by Jason Therrien
Social Media

YouTube is a great and inexpensive (free, actually) place to host and share your company videos. Additionally, it provides helpful tools to enhance user experience, promote content and analytical tools which track users and gauge responses.

 

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Lessons from the Closet When Releasing Brings More
written on October 07, 2009 by Betsy B Muller
Personal Evolution

I was given a very vivid lesson on the topic of releasing last week that I feel compelled to share today.  This lesson began when I hired Dawn Waldrop www.best-impressions.com, a professional image consultant to come to my home and evaluate the contents of my clothes closet. more...

Specter Nows Adds Name to EFCA Proponents
written on October 06, 2009 by Kenyon Mau
COSE Advocacy Information

Be aware that we may be seeing the beginning of the final phase of the Senate debate on the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA).  Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA) a major opponent of the EFCA senate bill has now announced he is in favor of a compromise version of the current bill.

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Creating Space for Miracles
written on October 06, 2009 by Betsy B Muller
Creating a Positive Culture

One of the essential concepts that I try to practice and teach as a healing professional and seminar facilitator has to do with preparing the right environment or spaceto contain the process. Certainly any purposeful gathering of people can improve considerably if we simply take a moment to be fully present and set the stage for what is to come.

 

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Strategic Planning Tis the Season already
written on October 06, 2009 by Eric Kurjan
Strategic Planning and Execution

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A Not So Crazy Question
written on October 06, 2009 by Rachel Torchia
Customer Retention

This may sound like a crazy question, but....DOES Your Mind Connect With Your Emotions? Growth demands your emotions and your mind form a partnership revolving around improvement. If I studied your life, would I find you traveling the pathway to improvement or stuck in sameness?

 

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Using Blackberrys And iPhones To Run Your Business
written on October 05, 2009 by Joel Libava
Investing in a Franchise

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12 Steps to Sustainability
written on October 05, 2009 by Jeff Anderle
Greening Your Business

 

Kanal Consulting has recently published a report focusing on practical ways that organizations can implement sustainability to improve the bottom line and the environment.

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Strategically Placed and Spoken Words Result in Steelhead Expo Crowd
written on October 05, 2009 by Nikki Evans
Marketing 101

My special guy was hooked when he read about the upcoming Steelhead Expo in the Plain Dealer. He and I, along with hundreds of other fishers, watched in-river casting demonstrations, attended educational presentations and purchased our way through the vendor exhibition area on October 3.

 

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Appreciative Team Building Bring Out the Very Best in Your Team
written on October 05, 2009 by Miriam Ricketts
Creating a Positive Culture

How do you inspire people to quickly become highly effective as a team in order to create outstanding results for your organization?

 

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Personal Development What can we do now
written on October 05, 2009 by Steve Krisfalusy
Employee Development

Coaching Personal Development-One size does not fit all! This topic is too complex to properly address in just a few paragraphs. So here are a few items that you can implement immediately.

 

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Selling in a Tough Economy
written on October 05, 2009 by Steve Krisfalusy
Prospecting

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Leadership 5 Problem Solving Suggestions
written on October 05, 2009 by Steve Krisfalusy
Leadership Skills in Employees

Leaders see problems as just another obstacle to overcome. Many look at problems as opportunities of different sizes ranging from pebbles, to stones, to boulders to mountains with none being unattainable. Having the right mind set in approaching problems can have a surprising affect on the end result. Most leaders are also good at problem solving but sometimes leave bodies in their wake due to their attitude and or mental approach.

 

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Have You Earned The Right
written on October 05, 2009 by Phil Stella
Networking Strategies

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Technology Management Alternatives in SMBs
written on September 30, 2009 by Laura Pettit Rusick
Innovation in Technology

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Putting the CART Before the Horse By Jim Tabaczynski president JPT Group
written on September 29, 2009 by Phil Stella
Networking Strategies

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