Are you tapped into the Asian market?

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This invitation comes courtesy of SOB community member Mitch Arnowitz. You can’t build a successful business without expanding your horizons beyond your front door. Consider the huge market opportunity presented in Asia:

Think Asia, Think Hong Kong – “the largest Hong Kong promotional event in North America“ is being held in Chicago on June 10th, 2015.

Produced by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, this free symposium is connecting businesses in the US and Canada with Asia’s markets. Programming includes a visiting technology mission, business-matching meetings and a panel of industry experts who will explore the developments and Read More…

Are You Dialed-in to Telecommuting?

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Communications technology is making the notion of working from home or other remote locations commonplace in today’s business world.

If your business and its employees are missing out on the convenience of telecommuting, then it’s time to give the “work from anywhere” approach a shot.

To give you a better idea of how the telecommunications atmosphere works, here are just a few advantages of going the telecommuting route with your business:

Keeping up with the Trend

Businesses all across the country are adopting a telecommuting mindset and the trend is continuing to grow.

In fact, according to the Read More…

How Technology is Powering Success

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By Teddy Hunt

The year was 1994. Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel, and their guest sat around a quaint coffee table between NBC’s “Today” segments and pondered the pronunciation of the “@” symbol. “That little mark,” he said. “With the ‘a’ and then the ring around it. Couric said she thought it was ‘about.’” He went on to ask, “What is the Internet, anyway? Do you write to it, like mail?”

Just two decades ago, this was the reality, even among some of the most successful, high-profile people in our society. Now, the Internet and other forms of technology have become Read More…

How money and love are related

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Money doesn’t make the world go ’round. Although commerce is, in many ways, the physical manifestation of energy which the global civilization agrees upon as a unit of measure, money itself isn’t the force that propels the world forward.

The emotion behind the expenditure of money is.

Since money is a manifestation of energy, its ebbs and flows are also subject to physics. Stagnation begets atrophy; circulation, vibrancy. Investing in people, ideas and ingenuity brings growth.

“The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides, gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. Read More…

4 Fundamental Workplace Changes of the Last 20 Years

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By Teddy Hunt

Renovated, repurposed, and re-engineered. Today’s workplace has clearly changed over the past two decades. As people and politics evolve, it’s important to remember that, for better or worse, change happens. Here are four fundamental workplace changes that transpired over the last 20 years.

Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y

Baby Boomers, born roughly between the years of 1947-1966, still play an active role in today’s work force. Two younger generations now share center stage with them in the world of gainful employment: Generation X and Generation Y.

Gen X members were born roughly between 1965-1983; Gen Read More…

4 Ways To Make Your Blog More Newsworthy

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By Kelly Gregorio

Business blogs are great; they can connect you with your audience, provide you with an outlet to interact and help in your ever-lasting effort to develop a positive brand image.

But as the popularity of business blogging has increased, so has its blandness. Hundreds upon hundreds of business blogs are out there, making it difficult for audience members to know which quality blogs are worth following.

One deciding factor is a blog’s newsworthiness. Now, no one is asking you to break hard news, but there are some steps you can take to position your blog as Read More…

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