March 5, 2015

What drives you to act?

molly published this at 10:33 pm

One of our worst traits can be perfectionism. Stymied by our desire to make sure that everything is perfect before doing something, the we are in danger of never moving forward because we don’t ACT.

I don’t know about you, but I spend a lot of time online. In addition to time spent on my laptop and desktop, mobile apps, and Instagram, my facebook timeline, twitterfeeds and emails stream directly to my smartphone. I literally spend my entire day with thousands of your voices echoing in my stream of consciousness all day long.

Social media is my Read More…

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March 5, 2015

Book Review: The Art of the Start 2.0, by Guy Kawasaki

rosemary published this at 6:51 am

Have you ever wished you could pick Guy Kawasaki’s brain?

Like, sit down with a pitcher of beer and just pepper him with questions until the pub closes or his head explodes?

This is your lucky day. Guy has done a “brain dump” in the form of an update to his 2004 book, The Art of the Start.

However, The Art of the Start 2.0 is not just a quickly busted-out update, it’s a complete overhaul. It covers everything you want to know about starting a new business, from idea to exit, written by someone who has literally been-there, Read More…

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March 4, 2015

Time to Automate Your Social Media?

Dave published this at 11:17 am

Social media has been proven to be an effective tool for performing a wide range of business tasks, from marketing to recruiting. As such, businesses around the world are adopting social media at a rapid rate.

If you have already joined the social media fray, you should know that you need to invest a substantial amount of time and effort in order to be successful on social media. One thing you can do to make your social media activities easier and less time-consuming is to use social media automation tools.

Here is a look at three great tools that Read More…

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March 3, 2015

How To Keep Your People Engaged When Making Changes

rosemary published this at 6:12 am

By Lindsey Tolino

When I was in middle school, my best friend moved to another school district. She came to me and explained that she was moving. She said she couldnít do anything about it and would miss me. I was sad and didnít like it, but part of me understood because she came to me and explained the situation.

Sometimes you have to change things in your business. It can be scary because you donít want to lose loyal customers or disgruntle employees. Your customers and employees have grown to expect your business to run Read More…

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March 1, 2015

The secret of renewal and youth

molly published this at 3:00 am

I really don’t think of getting older (or think that I’m even aging, really) until I observe someone else learning a lesson that I’ve already learned. This being said, I’m quite sure that I provide hours of amusement for those who are watching at me, realizing how much I’ve yet to learn.

But that’s what it’s all about, isn’t it? For what it’s worth, I’ve figured that one out: we’re all on a continuum here and we’re all learning, usually from each other.

“It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature Read More…

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February 26, 2015

6 Non-Obvious Entrepreneur and Founder Resources

rosemary published this at 6:13 am

This blog was recently listed by the folks at GetVOIP as one of the “35 best entrepreneur blogs.” We appreciate the recognition, and it got me thinking about other lists of resources that might be out there for us “doers.”

It’s always good to refresh your toolkit, so I came up with six somewhat non-obvious resources for information, inspiration, and support related to entrepreneurship.

Startup Stash directory/ 7 Great educational resources for entrepreneurs, from Upstart Kauffman Founders’ Read More…

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