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Female Sales Professionals: Take Out Your Head Trash!

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If you are a woman who sells for a living, let me suggest that you begin 2019 by taking out the trash. I am referring to your “head trash” – those limiting beliefs and notions that lead to self-doubt, remorse, and subservient, and generally wimpy sales behavior. This is something I can’t do for you.

Time to Expand? How to Get it Right

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If the time has come for your business to expand and take things to the next level, you need to tread carefully. Of course, growth and expansion are vital parts of running a successful company but expansions should always be undertaken with great care and consideration.

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Three Ways to Make the 4AM Club Work For You

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“Early to bed, early to rise makes a [wo]man healthy, wealthy and wise.” ” – Ben Franklin. You’ve heard it said a million times before: the early bird catches the worm, and in the opinion of many highly successful people, the phrase is much more than a cliche.

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Meeting the Needs of the Modern Consumer

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It’s 2019, and the power consumers have in today’s marketplace continues to be unparalleled.

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The Legislation Involved In Working With The Government

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Securing a government contract is the Holy Grail of business. As an entity with a trillion dollar budget, they usually reward contractors with competitive deals. Plus, they are an establishment which needs work completing on a regular basis.

Business Politics Landscape – Cultural Shaping of an Organization’s Business Politics Landscape

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All organizations are political to some degree with their culture defining the predominant, acceptable political practices – the organization’s political landscape.

Business Politics Players – Why Individuals Don’t Use Their Personal Power

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Everyone possesses personal power to some degree but many chose not to use it. Commonly shrouded as a righteous choice to not play politics or a self protecting underestimation of one’s power, the primary reason for not exercising personal power is fear. Hi there!

Three Ways to Establish a Baseline for Your Brand-New Business

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In business terms, a baseline is where you start. It gives you an idea of your bottom-most revenues and ranks, then allows you to improve upon them until you have a new baseline to replace the start-up version.

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How to Think Like a Futurist

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Being a futurist means paying attention to new patterns or trends that are slowly percolating up through the market and/or society that have the potential to catch on in a major way. It’s about coming up with possible scenarios for the future given these developments.

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WorkFlow Optimization Begins with You: 3 Types of Software No Business Owner Should Forget to Implement

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Optimize the Workflow of any Business with Software Implementation. Most businesses are started because a person or a group of people have a particular passion, and they want to use that passion to drive their work.

The Strategy Driven Guide to Boosting Your Website’s Performance

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Boosting your website’s performance needs to be your number one priority. Without a great site, all of your digital marketing efforts will be for naught. Imagine, as a user, you see an ad on Instagram. You are interested, click it, and are directed to a website that fails to meet your trust factors.

Adjusting to the New Consumer Norm through Multichannel Strategies

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The last decade has been a consistent wave of change for the retail industry, with countless stories of traditionally profitable brick-and-mortar stores closing their doors to in-person customers.

3 Ways to Safeguard the Wellbeing and Productivity of Your Staff

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As a business owner, you will almost certainly come to the point of needing to manage staff — assuming you aren’t there already. Though many businesses are born as single-person startups in the solopreneur-spirit, growth invariably brings with it the need for outsourcing of responsibilities.

How Can A Business VPN Secure Your Company?

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Across the globe, VPN services are providing privacy and security to more than 400 million consumers and businesses. Business VPNs are used to help safeguard the information employees send and receive online and protect their internet connections from unauthorized intrusion and other dangerous hacks.

Things EVERY Employee Should Learn from You

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If you want to be an effective business owner and manager, then you really do need to take your employees under your wing. There are numerous things that your staff need to know above and beyond their job role and any associated skills they need to do that job well.

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Do Your Employees Tell You the Truth? How to Foster an Environment Where They Do

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Are the people in your organization telling you the truth? As a manager, if you ask someone working for you, “What should we be doing better?” or “Where can we improve?” how honest do you think he or she will be?

Business Politics Impacts – Cost of Employee Productivity Loss

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Unseen millions are lost by companies every year; the result of employees withholding the full commitment of their physical, intellectual, and emotional contributions.

Top Trends for Entrepreneurs in 2019

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Entrepreneurs need to understand the changing markets that they are involved in. No matter their sector, failure to understand what modern consumers are looking for and the best ways to meet those needs, is one of the main reason for business failure.

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Using Big Data in the Classroom

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Businesses the world over are leaping into the use of big data. The analysis of the vast amounts of consumer data is helping business to create more effective marketing strategies and streamline their business process. However, it’s not just businesses that are using this valuable tool.

How To Create A Website That Will Impress Your Target Audience

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A one-of-a-kind website is essential for impressing your target audience. Keep in mind that it is thanks to an audience that the goods and services your business offers are used.

Business Politics Practices – Delay Tactics

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Delays are a powerful tool that can be exercised by almost anyone.

Solutions to Effectively Reach Your Target Audience

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Reaching your target audience can often be a struggle. For a business just starting up, understanding how to best achieve this goal is vital in the early days. Start on the right foot and spend time, money, and resources focusing on appropriate ways to reach and appeal to your target audience.

EchoWolf Solutions Listed as a StrategyDriven Trusted Services Partner

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StrategyDriven is proud to introduce EchoWolf Solutions as our newest Trusted Services Partner! Having completed our rigorous certification process, we found EchoWolf Solutions to be a market leading service provider with proven client results.

Hot Desking, Dedicated Desks And Coworking Spaces – What You Need To Know

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If joining a coworking space, one can get lost in a maze of spaces, each offering similar amenities but also being very different in culture and attitude. In New Zealand’s coworking landscape, you can find a mash-up of spaces, but choosing one depends on the fit of your business.

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How to Motivate Your Sales Team: 7 Tested and Proven Strategies

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Sales is the core of the business and the team behind it drives the company’s growth and success. They are responsible for the 2 most important things in a business: customers and revenue. Every business owner or executive should acknowledge the critical role of the sales team in the organization.

3 not-so-obvious reasons to use employee scheduling software in your small business

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Makes a bigger dent than you might think. Turnover rates in the restaurant industry are among the highest in any industry. In 2017 the employee turnover rate in the US restaurant industry edged over 70%.

Making Money On The Move

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Want to make money this year? Well, if you’ve thought about buying and selling stock investments but been put off in the past by having to work with a stockbroker and having to pay this stockbroker, then fear no more.

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Setting Up a Brick and Mortar Business from Scratch

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The majority of us become employees when we head into the world of work. This makes sense.

How To Prepare Your New Business For Success

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No matter who the entrepreneur is or what industry a particular company is in, the overarching goal for a business venture is for it to be successful.

Becoming Self Employed – Is It For You?

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Becoming self employed is an attractive prospect for many people. It offers a degree of flexibility and you have no boss to answer to. Being self employed can also be lucrative, any profits made are yours once you have met ongoing costs.

Steps To Solving Operational Issues

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If you are spending more time encountering the same issues over and over again in your business operations, you are going to notice over time that they are festering into bigger issues.

Tips For Successfully Growing Your Business

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The decision to grow your business is an exciting one, but can also bring many new challenges your way. Plan ahead, so you have a good idea of what you want to see your company tackle going forward and know exactly how you’re going to handle the growth process.

Enhance Leadership Qualities Of Managers At Work

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At the managerial position, leadership qualities are extremely essential because managers are in charge of building and leading a good team. Managing a team and making them work towards a common goal, comes with a lot of challenges and these challenges require good leadership skills to overcome.

Business Politics Impacts – Cost of Employee Distraction

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All workplace environments have distractions diverting employees’ attention and diminishing productivity. Some of these distractions are simply a part of the human condition, our physical, intellectual, and social needs for diversionary activity.

Setting Yourself Up For Success as a Freelancer

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Many people crave the freedom that comes from working for yourself, be this as a freelance individual or a small business owner.

How To Harness Experts In Your Business

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When you want to run your business well, there are always going to be certain things that you will want to work on. Because we all know that if you’re wasting money or time, and you’re starting to struggle, it could just be a downwards slope from there.

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Operation Getting More Value In Business

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As a business, providing customers with value for money. However, you mustn’t forget to ensure that your spending generates the best results too. Making your capital work harder will lift a great weight from your shoulders while also enabling you to pass some of the savings onto your clients.

The Big Picture of Business – Each Role Matters. The Value of Support Staff

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Every person in the company matters to its success. Every job is important, as is filling them with the best people for each job. The art and skill of being great support staff is a cornerstone of business success.

How Is Tech Benefiting The Healthcare Industry?

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The healthcare industry has seen a rise in the tech available to them in the last couple of years. The industry is benefiting greatly from all of the new tech that they can now use to diagnose and keep better patient records.

Free Business Plans for Small Business Owners and Start-ups

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It’s not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you’re like a lot of entrepreneurs, you’re probably going to find yourself pulling a few all-nighters to get one done before heading into your first pitch for funding.

Working In The Oil Industry: Finding Jobs

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Finding a job in the current day and age is a lot more difficult than it ever has been before. Ever since the recession occurred, employment has been on shaky ground. The jobs on offer are scarce, yet there is a huge supply of individuals seeking work. The issue that has arisen is evident.

Simple SEO Strategies for Growing Your Business

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There is definitely no doubt about the fact that every business needs a thought-out SEO strategy, so the only question about it is whether you are willing to spend time or money on it?

Silo Mentality: The Bane of Most Teams

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One of the biggest frustrations expressed by business leaders of teams is the ‘silo mentality.’ This mentality allows people to work in separate silos or independent units with only cursory regard for other units or team members.

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